Director Noah Baumbach crafts a compelling, laugh-out-loud film starring Adam Driver and Greta Gerwig.
Despite being overwhelmed by two films worth of exposition and plot condensed into one, “The Rise of Skywalker” provides enough satisfying moments to pass as an acceptable finale to the Skywalker Saga. It’s sure to be controversial, revealing rewritten answers to some of the franchise’s biggest questions, and perhaps raising more than it answers – but there’s enough fan service and nostalgia inside to make it work, as long as you don’t think too hard about what actually happens.
With a masterpiece like “Marriage Story,” Netflix looks poised to win big at the Oscars this year.
Noah Baumbach’s “Marriage Story” is already being praised as a major awards contender, and the Inside The Film Room staff is here to let you know if the hype is real.