Nancy Meyers

Tarantino Has Something Important to Say About Hollywood in 2015

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The Oscar race is heating up, mostly thanks to every single person in the film industry having an opinion on the #OscarsSoWhite controversy that has rightfully rocked awards season. Entering the conversation today is Quentin Tarantino, writer of such progressive films as Reservoir DogsPulp Fiction, Jackie BrownDjango Unchained, and this year’s oscar nominee, The Hateful Eight. Tarantino’s take? “One of my favorite movies this last year was Nancy Meyers’ The Intern. They’re not considering that for the Oscars.”
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‘The Intern’ Is ‘Lean In,’ Delivered by the Patriarchy

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There’s a telling moment in the final third of Nancy Meyers’ latest glossy, whitewashed comedy, The Intern. Lounging in luxe robes, sipping tea, and bingeing on snacks from a hotel minibar, a fashion and tech entrepreneur named Jules (Anne Hathaway) and her new “senior intern”/grandpa figure Ben (Robert De Niro), have a heart-to-heart about her work-life balance. Can she have it all?
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20 Overlooked Romantic Comedies From the Last Two Decades

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Earlier this week, New York magazine’s Bilge Ebiri and David Edelstein ranked the top 25 romantic comedies that have come out since 1989’s When Harry Met Sally…, which, one could argue, set the standard for contemporary romantic comedies. Since every list of this sort inspires arguments and nitpicks, I thought I’d go ahead and take the bait. Here are 20 great films that were sadly …Read More