Wednesday, 30 December 2015

Movie review - The Intern (2015)

The Intern (2015) / comedy

Directed by Nancy Meyers
Written by Nancy Meyers
Produced by Suzanne Farwell and Nancy Meyers
Starring: Robert De Niro, Anne Hathaway, Rene Russo, Anders Holm, Andrew Rannells, Adam DeVine
Trailer: click.


70-year-old widower Ben Whitaker (Robert De Niro), a retired executive at a phone directory company, applies to a senior citizen intern program after retirement has gotten too boring for him. The company he applies to is About the Fit, a fast-growing e-commerce fashion company, whose founder and CEO Jules Ostin (Anne Hathaway) had previously agreed to a community outreach program where seniors will intern at the firm. Ben impresses everyone and is one of four hired...

I miss more charming comedies like this one (with no unnecessary drama, cheesy moments, fancy sets and crappy lines). It has an interesting yet simple premise with great lead actors and the chemistry between them. I love the mix between the classic culture with the modern one, the heart of the film and of course, the jokes. Heartwarming and enjoyable! Must see! 4/5

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