Adam Driver is a real deal actor. He’s got serious chops and delivers spot-on performances in a variety of movies across multiple genres. He’s probably the best actor out there today.
Most will know Driver from his work in s The Force Awakens, The Last Jedi and The Rise of Skywalker, where he managed to craft one of the great performances in the Star Wars saga. Driver’s conflicted Kylo Ren/Ben Solo is what Hayden Christensen’s Anakin Skywalker should have been in the prequel trilogy.
Driver makes any film he’s in a must-see. He’s been nominated for a whole bunch of awards for is turn in Noah Baumbach’s Marriage Story (including a BAFTA and Academy Award) and his performance anchors the film. One scene in the film stands-out, with Driver delivering the best moment in the film. It’s a face-to-face argument between Driver and Scarlett Johansson. It’s honest and raw. I’s brilliant.
Here it is: