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Adam Driver

LFF 2016 – Paterson (2016)

Three years after vampire film Only Lovers Left Alive, American filmmaker Jim Jarmusch returns to the big screen, with Adam Driver in his most engaging performance to date. Paterson follows bus driver and poet Paterson (Driver) during a…

While We’re Young (2014)

While We're Young is Noah Braumbach's inter-generational comedy about the allure of youth and the frustration of ageing, telling us that the adage that you are only as old as you feel really only stretches so far. Every generation must face…

Hungry Hearts (2014)

It’s an inauspicious start for Jude and Mina. Trying to use a toilet in a Chinese restaurant, she finds herself locked in with her future husband and his explosive bowels. Saverio Costanzo opens Hungry Hearts with a slice of broad comedy…

Inside Llewyn Davis (2013)

If you've already heard a lot of the praise heaped upon this movie, the latest release from the Coen brothers, then you already know what to expect. Because every bit of praise is well deserved. Inside Llewyn Davis is a joy from start to…

Inside Llewyn Davis (2013)

The Coen brothers have done it again. That is they have created a movie masterpiece. Inside Llewn Davis follows the familiar Coen Brothers format of the story of the loser, who is a tragic, yet brilliant, character that the film is named…

Tracks (2013)

Every good story involves a journey in one form or another and Tracks covers one epic journey across the Australian desert. It is not only the physical challenge of this but also the mental one that creates the basis of this story. Based on…

Frances Ha (2012)

Watching Frances Ha reminded me of two things. First of all, I really like both director Noah Baumbach and actress Greta Gerwig, despite not seeing much of what they've done (both were involved in the very good Greenberg and I've also seen…

Frances Ha (2012)

Defining twenty-somethings Frances Ha is a vehicle for Baubach girlfriend and mumlecore queen Greta Gerwig. Gerwig is a charmer who is appealing, humorous, and authentic and has a kind of glow about her on screen. Recent appearances…