This is a cunning and frequently hilarious film about exhuming the past and finding no diamond in the rough.
Brad’s Status resonates because Mike White clearly sees Brad’s faults but refuses to judge him for them.
The film feels lived-in despite its glaringly mannered dialogue and charmingly eccentric characterizations.
Mike Birbiglia film isn’t about success or failure as much as it is about the creative life.
The film is frequently guilty of the same obsolescence it accuses the characters of embodying.
Baumbach lobs jokes a Sturgesian velocity, but much of this cross-generational comedy is frantic and wearisomely superficial.
This third and supposedly final edition in the franchise is nothing more than an uncomfortably transparent contractual obligation.
From the bloated egos of Ben Stiller and Tom Cruise to the masochistic horrors of military violence and high-end shopping, click on to see what almost drove us out of the theater.