My favorite Nancy Meyers film has long been The Holiday, but having now seen this, I do believe its title might be threatened. Why? Because The Intern is the kind of comedy (unexpected scenes as well, which is why they dazzle) that we often crave but don’t often see. This to say nothing of the heart-tugging moments. It stars Anne Hathaway and Robert De Niro.
The cast is brilliant, the writing great, but the one who steals scenes is a pint-sized version of Anne Hathaway’s character. But enough chit-chat. I had the chance to review this one on Silver Petticoat, a review that is now live. It you’d like to read more about the movie or specific thoughts I walk away with, you can read it now (links below).
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It has been a while since I saw Anne Hathaway in anything, but when I saw the trailer for this, the latest effort from director and writer Nancy Meyers, I instantly knew seeing The Intern was a must. Its promotional material promised a kind of return to one of my favorite roles for Anne, only this time the situation was reversed (she plays the boss hiring interns). With a talented cast (among them there is an alarming amount of nominations and prestigious wins), a popular screenwriter and the bubblegum “feel-good” quality of good comedy, this one had the promise to be a terrific comedy. Continue Reading on Silver Petticoat Review →
Content: the film is PG13 for some profanity [one use of the F-word]; and sexual humor.