The Meyerowitz Stories review: Adam Sandler’s first decent Netflix movie

So far, Netflix may have wished they’d asked for a receipt when they made a deal with Adam Sandler. His string of Netflix Originals are arguably the worst things committed to streaming.

There’s the offensiveness of The Ridiculous 6 (Rotten Tomatoes Rating – 0%), limp action movie The Do-Over, and humourless satire Sandy Wexler. If you thought he was phoning it in for cinemas, he’s outdone himself online.

It’s a surprise, then, that his latest is arguably his best work in years.

Directed by Noah Baumbach (The Squid and The Whale, Frances Ha), he co-stars with Ben Stiller and Elizabeth Marvel as the children of Harold Meyerowitz, a successful sculptor but somewhat neglectful father. As they come together to attend an exhibition celebrating his work and life, emotional wounds open up and drama lurks on the horizon.

With a lot of dialogue to get through, you need a solid cast to get through the pages. Everyone… Read the full story


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