#101: (Pt. 2) The Graduate (1967) / The Meyerowitz Stories
Published November 2, 2017
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    Noah Baumbach’s new THE MEYEROWITZ STORIES (NEW AND SELECTED), starring Dustin Hoffman, has some strong connections to Hoffman’s star-making role in Mike Nichols’ THE GRADUATE, in particular, its depiction of generations trying to escape one another. After discussing our largely positive reactions to the new film (with one major exception), we talk over how the two stories reflect and refract each other, in their Hoffman performances as well as their respective family dynamics and female characters. Plus, Your Next Picture Show, where we share recent filmgoing experiences in hopes of putting something new on your cinematic radar.

    Please share your comments, thoughts, and questions about THE GRADUATE, THE MEYEROWITZ STORIES, or both by sending an email to comments@nextpictureshow.net, or leaving a short voicemail at (773) 234-9730

    Your Next Picture Show: 

    • Tasha: Jeremy Rush’s WHEELMAN

    • Genevieve: Sean Baker’s THE FLORIDA PROJECT

    • Keith: Elaine May’s THE HEARTBREAK KID

    • Scott: David Miller’s LONELY ARE THE BRAVE

    Outro Music: Adam Sandler and Grace Van Patten, “Genius Girl”

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