Jeff's Reviews

Thoughts on every movie I've ever seen.

Sound of Metal (2019)

Directed by Darius Marder

Starring Riz Ahmed, Olivia Cooke, Paul Raci, Lauren Ridloff


Powerful. Should be an easy Oscar win for the exquisite sound design.

Fantastic performances by mostly unknowns. Ahmed is fantastic in the lead, and Amalric gives the rest of the cast a solid tether.

Only thing I don’t totally get is why his relationship with Louise ended. It’s implied that she has moved on, but it’s not completely clear how or why.

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