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Review: While We’re Young

— by RON WILKINSON — Noah Baumbach’s latest dramedy takes on a decidedly Woody Allen feeling that gives Ben Stiller a chance to show his stuff. Supporting leads Naomi Watts and Adam Driver fall victim to the curse of New York City as they fade into the shadows behind the bright lights [...]

Review: Frances Ha

— by RON WILKINSON — Greta Gerwig (“Greenburg”) comes flying out of the screen and into your heart in this surprisingly disarming and genuine coming of age story by Noah Baumbach (co-written by Gerwig). Threatening at first to become just another self-absorbed New York poor girl who [...]

Under Review: ‘Greenberg’

— by MARIUSZ ZUBROWSKI — The problem with pain is that it’s not only a morbid feeling but it’s also reoccurring. Helmets and safety belts are only one of the many ways to prevent physical injury, but it’s emotional pain that stings the most. Sadly, not only is emotional[...]

Five Clips from ‘Greenberg’

— by ALLISON HIGGINBOTHAM — It seems like at every point in a comedy actor’s career, there has to be the slightly funny dramatic piece. Eddie Murphy did “Dreamgirls” Will Ferrell did “Stranger than Fiction,” Adam Sandler actually has a few under his belt (such as “Funny[...]

‘Greenberg’: Behind the Scenes and a Poster Peek

— by JASON EAKEN — I could tell very early into the trailer for “Greenberg” that I didn’t want to see it. Later, when the trailer told me it was made by Noah Baumbach, I knew I didn’t want to see it, for aside from the brilliant “The Squid and the[...]

Trailer Talk: ‘Greenberg’

— by SEAN GERSKI — When writer-director Noah Baumbach first came on the scene, I associated him with Whit Stillman (this is a very high compliment). Sure, the Chris Eigeman connection helped, but both seemed to be making movies that were of a similar vein. Baumbach’s “Kicking[...]