• ‘Sound of Metal' Review: Riz Ahmed's Drummer Pursues Life After Hearing Loss

    1 day ago - By The Wrap

    Being unable to hear and unable to listen are two very different issues, and in Darius Marder's directorial debut “Sound of Metal,” Riz Ahmed gives an extraordinary performance as a punk-metal-experimental drummer and recovering addict who is forced to come face to face with both of them.
    Marder creates a world that feels lived-in and characters of varying who all seem like they've got mileage on them. The writing leaves some unanswered questions, which viewers may interpret either as frustrating or as a reflection of the protagonist, who finds himself rudderless when he loses his hearing...
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