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Blu-ray Review: Anne Hathaway And Robert DeNiro Have Fun In Nancy Meyers’ THE INTERN - Movies In Focus
Nancy Meyers’ The Intern is an enjoyable piece of entertaining fluff. This is a lifestyle movie, a commercial fairy tale where the stakes aren’t very high. It’s not quite up to the standard of What Women Want or Something’s Gotta Give but it is a fun time that makes for an enjoyable two hours in the company of two game stars. Anne Hathaway is Jules, a young and energetic business woman who owns and runs a start-up e-commerce fashion business who hires 70 year old retiree Ben (Robert DeNiro) as an intern. The old dog soon shows the new kid on the block the best way to run her business and life lessons are learned. You know going in that this will have a happy ending but it’s all about enjoying the fun journey that gets you there. DeNiro and Hathaway bring star quality and a playfulness to their roles that perfectly matches Meyers’ tome. The former brings a world weariness to his bored retiree who is eager to add more structure to his life. There’s a spark in the actor that hasn’t been visible in some time and he gives Ben a subtle charisma. Hathaway is also good, adding [...]