Ben Stiller rarely motivates me into seeing a movie. Even though he is in my favorite movie (guess what that is) and he did quite good in Tropic Thunder, I still don’t feel the need to see any of the movies that he makes. This is an exception. He looks quite good in this movie, although he looks like he’s lost a huge amount of weight.
This movie was written and directed by Noah Baumbach, who is insisting that he is a good director. He’s probably right, but it does seem quite forced sometimes. He did write The Life Aquatic, and he had something to do with the Fantastic Mr. Fox. He seems to excel at depicting lost 30 year olds (that seems to be a big theme in movie and TV these days). Anywho, this is another movie with that same situation.
Click the (very small) poster to watch the trailer.