There are no laughs in this one. Flat, yes.
It is always a delight when an actor who you haven’t cared for much shocks you with a great performance. And here it is not just one, but two of them. Adam Driver and Scarlett Johansson compete against each other with impassioned performances, and takes this ‘Marriage Story’ above ‘Kramer vs. Kramer’ for me. There is a scene at the 90 minute mark where both of them get into a rant, and it was so fierce in emotions, natural and…
“I heard you paint houses...”
As most of my close friends might already know, I love gangster films. It is my favorite film genre. You will definitely find ‘The Godfather’, ‘GoodFellas’, ‘Scarface’, ‘City of God’, ‘Gangs of Wasseypur’, etc. up there among my top favorites of all time. And now here we have a gangster epic from none other than Martin Scorsese, with a dream cast lead by Robert De Niro, Al Pacino, and Joe Pesci in the forefront. You…