In Jonathan Parker’s spry and spiky satire (Untitled), the composer in question, Adrian, is played by Adam Goldberg as a black hole of self-fulfilling failure. When first spotted, he’s riven with conflicting jealousy and disgust over the success of his brother Josh’s (Eion Bailey) art. Josh sells tonally neutral paintings to hospitals and hotels looking for soothing, repeatable pieces that don’t conflict with the décor. As comfortable as Josh is with his success, Adrian is torn apart by his lack of it — he performs atonal noise-explosions that seem designed to drive away listeners, even though bemoans his lack of success…
(Untitled) is playing in extraordinarily limited release now but is worth seeking out. You can read the full review at filmcritic.com.