Phil’s Quick Capsule Review:
Netflix Originals end up in two camps… the award films (see Roma, The Irishman) and the oh it’s going to loose money so let’s dump it on Netflix (see Cloverfield: Paradox, Annihilation). Okay thats not STRICTLY true but thankfully Marriage Story very much sits in the former category – bigs stars, big named director and a bundle of award wins and nominations. And to be fair Marriage Story deserves everyone of them – it’s a stunning film but not one that has a bucket o laughs in it. Marriage Story is a hard watch for sure but it rewards your dedication and delivers three of 2019’s bets performances.
Best Bit: Driver & Johansson deserve their plaudits.
Buy, Stream, Avoid: Stream (Netflix)
If You Liked this Try: Lost in Translation, The Irishman, Uncut Gems
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Phil Hobden is the former Film Editor & Writer for renowned martial arts focused COMBAT MAGAZINE in the UK. He is also a filmmaker in his own right, having produced two cult Independent action films in LEFT FOR DEAD and TEN DEAD MEN. He was the host for the award nominated Filmsploitation podcast for 4 years, currently co-hosts Ross And Phil Talk Movies and is a writer/editor for his own blog Phil’s Quick Capsule Review…