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Noah Baumbach Signs Multi-Year Exclusive Film Deal With Netflix

Following the success of “Marriage Story,” acclaimed filmmaker Noah Baumbach has singed a multi-year deal to write and direct films for Netflix.Baumbach, an indie stalwart who broke out with the 2005 drama “The Squid and the Whale,” will exclusively work with the streaming giant in the feature space for the duration of the deal.His next […]

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Noah Baumbach: ‘Marriage Story illustrates that to take sides is folly’

The director’s breakthrough film was about his parents’ divorce, and his latest movie seems to be about his own. But what he thinks they are really about is hopeOver the years, Noah Baumbach, the American writer/director, has made films about all sorts of things. Kicking and Screaming (1995) is about a group of college pals […]

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Back to One, Episode 66: Jesse Eisenberg

While he might be best known for his Oscar-nominated performance as Mark Zuckerberg in The Social Network, Jesse Eisenberg’s preternatural ability for making unique characterization choices has won him roles in wildly original films, both indie and studio, such as The End of the Tour, Adventureland, Holy Rollers, American Ultra, Zombieland, and two of my […]

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Nantucket Film Festival to Fete Noah Baumbach, Morgan Neville

The Nantucket Film Festival will honor filmmakers Noah Baumbach and Morgan Neville during the 23rd edition of the island festival that runs June 20-25.Organizers also unveiled plans for Thomas Middleditch, Ben Schwartz and Ben Stiller to join the fest’s annual comedy night, with a focus on improv this year.Baumbach is known for his intimate character […]

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