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Best Films of 2010 #12 – Greenberg

Best Films of 2010 #12 – Greenberg


Directed by Noah Baumbach

Noah Baumbach has made another movie ostensibly about sad white people, but what he shows us is just plain human. It’s about how we change, or don’t, when the world changes around us.  It’s about how we react to tenderness, and how we perceive, or don’t perceive, ourselves in those moments. Roger and Florence aren’t heroes and they’re definitely not role models; they are a harrowing image of loneliness and mental incapacitation.  And Greenberg’s not a movie about growth or love or purpose–it’s a movie about being flawed, hurt, people… (read the full review)