‘Malcolm & Marie’ Review: Zendaya and ‘Euphoria’ Creator Reteam on Revealing Netflix Drama

‘Malcolm & Marie’ Review: Zendaya and ‘Euphoria’ Creator Reteam on Revealing Netflix Drama
In the opening scene of “Eyes Wide Shut,” Stanley Kubrick introduces the married couple played by then-married couple Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman via a 60-second Steadicam shot. The pair are getting ready for a formal event. Cruise wears a tuxedo, Kidman a gown. The camera follows him around their New York apartment, entering the master bathroom, where she sits on the toilet, door ajar. Kidman stands, she wipes and they go on with their preparations, this unglamorous everyday gesture speaking volumes about the comfort this husband and wife feel around one another.

Two decades later, Sam Levinson has written and directed a movie about a different couple, “Malcolm & Marie,” and while his project isn’t nearly as ambitious as “Eyes Wide Shut” in theme or technique, it feels every bit as raw and honest in exploring the fissures in a relationship with a bit of wear on its tires.
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