A story that follows as a New York woman (who doesn't really have an apartment) apprentices for a dance company (though she's not really a dancer) and throws herself headlong into her dreams, even as their possibility dwindles.
After college graduation, Grover's girlfriend Jane tells him she's moving to Prague to study writing. Grover declines to accompany her, deciding instead to move in with several friends, all... See full summary »
One of Noah Baumbach's best films. Kind of feels like an unofficial sequel to "The Squid and the Whale" as Dustin Hoffman's character totally reminded me on Jeff Daniels' father character. But its another story that is right adapted from real life and I guess thats why it feels so similar. Its funny and sad and has an important message to tell and I think there are lot of families that are similar or have a similar background. The cast was great and the acting wonderful. Adam Sandler as the oldest child has never been better. It was a great performance and he delivered quite an interesting interpretation of his character. Really good work. I like that Sandler actually is a good actor once he works with talented directors. Dustin Hoffman was also exceptional, especially in the first half of the film. Grumpy, but still sympathetic. Ben Stiller was all right but he could have made more out of this character. I liked Elizabeth Marvel who really deserves to have more big roles like that. She truly has skills and you really notice her theater background. Emma Thompson was fine but sometimes her parody of a performance felt a bit forced and too intentional in a way. A great screenplay, beautiful score and generally a great ensemble make this one of the better Netflix releases of the last months. A film that definitely deserves to be remembered come award time.
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