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Midnight Thoughs #15: Marriage Story Review (Spoilers!) and Some Reflection of My Own

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Told myself I would definitely watch this, especially what I have been going through lately. Not the kind of person that would do a film review so bear with me here. Perhaps, it would also be a way for me to grief. This movie, for me in a way, is surreal and gut wrenching, and it forces me to revisit my past relationship.

Didn't know much about the movie until that one particular scene got 'memed'. Many applaud the movie and the casting. Both Adam Driver and Scarlett Johansson garnered some Oscar buzz. Many are actually surprise Adam Driver can act. For someone who has rewatch his SNL skits multiple times (and you should too!), I always believe he can take up any roles and own it.

But what really draws me in is the storytelling. Didn't really know what to expect. Netflix describes the movie as 'Academy Award-nominated filmmaker Noah Baumbach (who?) directs this incisive and compassionate look at a marriage coming apart and a family staying together'. The tra…