The Graduate: A Cinematic Classic

Over fifty years after its theatrical release, comedy-drama The Graduate manages to hold up as one of the best films of all time. Imagine graduating college and not knowing what you’re going to do with the rest of your life.  Is your future going to be in plastics as Mr. McGuire (Walter Brooke) suggests?  Twenty-year-old Benjamin Braddock (Dustin Hoffman) grows increasingly uncomfortable at his own graduation party.  Question after question until none other than his…

"The Graduate: A Cinematic Classic"

The Meyerowitz Stories: A Typical Dysfunctional Jewish Family

Netflix’s The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected) is the dysfunctional Jewish family that This Is Where I Leave You wanted to be. Written and directed by Noah Baumbach, the film stars Adam Sandler, Ben Stiller, Elizabeth Marvel, Grace Van Patten, Dustin Hoffman and Emma Thompson.  Judd Hirsch, Rebecca Miller, Adam Driver, Matthew Shear, and Candice Bergen co-star. Baumbach has given us some very strong films before and The Meyerowitz Stories is no exception. It’s his…

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