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The Intern

September 24, 2015 by Alison Bailes divider image

“The Intern” is a pleasant if over-long meander through leafy Brownstone Brooklyn where parking spots are never in short supply and designer kitchens are the norm. We are in Nancy Meyers’ land, the director who practically invented kitchen-porn with the Hamptons spread in “Something’s Gotta Give” and Northern California’s “It’s Complicated”. Spike Lee’s Bed-Stuy might […]


“The Intern” is a pleasant if over-long meander through leafy Brownstone Brooklyn where parking spots are never in short supply and designer kitchens are the norm. We are in Nancy Meyers’ land, the director who practically invented kitchen-porn with the Hamptons spread in “Something’s Gotta Give” and Northern California’s “It’s Complicated”. Spike Lee’s Bed-Stuy might as well be on a different planet.

In bright factories converted to e-commerce offices, trendy young people hover over laptops and talk on cell phones. No one seems to be over 30, except perhaps the “boss”, an impeccably styled fashionista who likes to ride around the office on a vintage bicycle. The bike is a nod to her busy, waste-no-time approach, but it seems like cinematic showing off…seen once then quickly forgotten. Instead Jules Ostin (Anne Hathaway) is ferried to and from work in a plush Audi SUV, the environment be damned. Continue reading


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