The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected) (2017)

The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected) (2017)

TV-MA

netflix

The Very Best

8.0

Movie

United States of America
English
Comedy, Drama
2017
NOAH BAUMBACH
Adam David Thompson, Adam Driver, Adam Sandler
112 min

What it's about

An estranged family gathers together in New York for an event celebrating the artistic work of their father.

The take

Don’t worry.

Adam Sandler doesn’t suck here.

This is a beautiful family comedy directed by Noah Baumbach (Frances Ha, The Squid and the Whale). 

Sandler plays a recently divorced man (as he tends to do) called Danny (as he’s usually called). Danny moves in with his father, played by Dustin Hoffman, who himself is dealing with feelings of failure.

Both of them are joined by other members of the family, including Danny’s half-brother, played by Ben Stiller. Their family dynamics are portrayed in a beautiful and sometimes moving way. Director Baumbach proves he’s so good, he can make even Adam Sandler sound and look genuine.

Comments

I really loved this movie. Great character development, amazing acting and an overall very engaging plot line.

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