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Kyle Smith (Twitter: @rkylesmith) is critic-at-large for National Review, theater critic for The New Criterion and the author of the novels Love Monkey and A Christmas Caroline. Type a title in the box above to locate a review.

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    Review: “The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected)”

    By kyle | October 1, 2017

    Another sharply observant script from writer-director Noah Baumbach in this tale of a kvetching family in which Dustin Hoffman is the father and Ben Stiller and Adam Sandler are his sons.

    Topics: Movies | 3 Comments »

    3 Responses to “Review: “The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected)””

    1. Don Reed Says:
      October 4th, 2017 at 9:47 pm

      If Adam Sandler were my son, God forbid, I’d be kvetching and retching.

    2. JimmyC Says:
      October 6th, 2017 at 2:53 pm

      Don, by most accounts Adam Sandler is one of the nicest people in Hollywood, and he has an estimated net worth of $300 million. He can be my adopted son anytime.

    3. Obama bin Biden Says:
      October 8th, 2017 at 8:48 am

      A snooty, Manhattan Jewish family; how original.