Uncut Gems

I am an Adam Sandler apologist. This is one of my less popular film-related opinions. After all, the man is responsible for Click, Grown Ups and worst of all, Jack and Jill. These movies are indeed awful, but not because of Sandler’s acting. When given well-written dramatic roles (think Punch-Drunk Love or The Meyerowtiz Stories) […]

Film Reviews

The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected)

Harold Meyerowitz (Dustin Hoffman) is a sculptor and retired instructor at Bard College, father to Danny (Adam Sandler), Matthew (Ben Stiller), and Jean (Elizabeth Marvel). He is married to Maureen (Emma Thompson), his fourth wife (well, third: one marriage was annulled). The film depicts the difficult relationships Harold has with his children from their perspectives: […]