The intern, the movie, is a nancy meyers film, and what does that mean. The plot follows a 70yearold widower who becomes a senior intern at an online fashion website. Seizing an opportunity to get back in the game, he becomes a senior intern at an online fashion site, founded and run by jules ostin anne hathaway. A budding romance between ben and the companys inhouse masseuse is fodder for two groaninducing visual gags.
Some degree programs for colleges and universities even require internships to graduate. The two salesmen are older read out of touch with latest online trends worldweary, street smart, and extroverted. The main character of the film, ben whittaker, is a humorous elderly gentleman looking to fulfill his. Internships in film in the us international student. The main character of the film, ben whittaker, is a humorous elderly gentleman looking to fulfill his life after the passing of his.
Apply to intern, summer intern, production assistant and more. In so many words, the interviewer knows what she is looking for in a candidate but she does not know which candidate will make her think differently because she hasnt thought that way before. The internships interview scene analysis smartrecruiters. The intern was a fun watch, only because the makers got the startup culture right. For further guidance, view the video and read the article titled. The intern is a typical nancy meyers movie with some of her works usual virtues, but also all of her usual flaws, this time perhaps more pronounced than ever. Seventyyearold widower ben whittaker has discovered that retirement isnt all its cracked up to be. Oct 01, 2015 t he intern, a fluffy workplace fantasy from queen of the genre nancy meyers, makes a lot of hay with what it means to carry a handkerchief. The internship vince vaughn and owen wilson reteam for a comedy thats exceedingly affable and goodnatured, if also undeniably long in the tooth. Pictures presents, a waverly films production, a nancy meyers film, the intern. Weirder still is meyerss lust for the corporate world. They gain knowledge and practice in analysis, synthesis, and expression that many employers find vital. The intern shouldnt have trouble finding an audience. Ill give this six and a half ecommerce sites out of ten.
The intern comes closer than some of her other recent attempts, but for all that it delivers a fun, and somewhat unique journey, it struggles with the transitions and pacing. The types of emotions the film cultivated range from empathy and anger to humor and love. The demon barber of fleet street 2007 kill count duration. Sep 25, 2015 the intern is a very strange workplace fantasy. In the intern, shes the boss, but hes the star the new. The light hearted film included everything from the complex office dynamics, teamwork, to intergenerational communications and collaboration that offered a few stark similarities to the federal workforce today. Nancy meyers latest film is filled with her usual virtues and her usual flaws as well. Internships also allow you to network with other professionals, or even get hired upon graduation. Internships in film give you hands on experience dealing with customers, equipment and bosses.
Students explore the historical, social, and political dimensions of film and culture more broadly. First, read through the article titled dont rely on luck at work. He applies to a be a senior intern at an online fashion retailer and gets the position. Meyerss script makes sure thats the case, as does the. On the one hand, the film suffers from all the stuff recent nancy meyers films have suffered from rich people problems, white people. Say to the interviewer, i am in fact qualified, and heres why. Its likable and while not a hilarious movie, did manage to get a few laughs out of me. The film the intern is filled with humor, humanity, and appreciation.
The intern is a 2015 american comedy film directed, written and produced by nancy meyers. Jun 11, 20 how do you get a job, or an internship, you are not qualified for. The interns traditional business lessons for a modern. See the boys take and then comment with your thoughts. The intern is a 2015 american comedy film coproduct, written and directed by nancy meyers. The intern seems backwardconstructed, on the basis of juless problems, at work and with her husband, matt anders holm, who gave up his.
The interns traditional business lessons for a modern workplace. Here is a list of reasons why this movie is essential for all those who feel they have fallen to the ground and need a reason to get up again. In so many words, the interviewer knows what she is looking for in a candidate but she does not know which candidate will. Film forum will be screening miracle in milan, from 1951, in which. The adages of the intern are delivered in a comedy package that, for the most part, is sane, sweet, and smart, and a lot of the time, actually. Nancy meyerss new film hits the silver screen this weekend. Five things entrepreneurs can learn from the movie the intern.
The skills a film studies major receives are extensive and valuable in a wide range of endeavors. The intern is very enjoyable and is good at loosening the heartstrings a little. The adages of the intern are delivered in a comedy package that, for the most part, is sane, sweet, and smart, and a lot of the time, actually funny. The intern is a very strange workplace fantasy the new. In the intern, hathaways jules doesnt really have anyone trying to challenge or undermine her, and that means drama often is shortchanged. At its core, the intern is an honest look into what startup culture gets right, and what it loses by devaluing older voices. Ben doesnt sweep up the damsel like daniel daylewis in the last of the mohicans, but he proves more than up to the task. Both men seem to be on the verge of mental collapse.
Hes retired, a widower, and too agile of body and mind to write off life just yet. What millennials and baby boomers can learn from the intern. Once youve considered the questions presented in the dont rely on luck article, read how to conduct a personal swot analysis. But theres a vacuum at the center of the film that becomes increasingly problematic. Students have noted it was their internship that sparked an interest in pursuing some specialty of film cinematography, casting, animation, documentary, critical writing and publishing, and film archiving to name a few. Niros character gets assigned to work directly with the star of the show and the founder of an online shopping company, played by hathaway. Ben whitaker deniro is a cool old guy who is widowed and bored with retirement, so he answers an ad for a senior intern at a booming startup online company created and run by jules ostin hathaway.
The film was released on september 25, 2015, by warner bros. Many students report that their film studies internship was one of the most valuable experiences of their undergraduate career. Again, its hard to frown too much on a film about the. The movie the intern begins with senior citezen ben, shoots a. How do you get a job, or an internship, you are not qualified for. The intern is a generational matchup of baby boomermeetsmillennial mindset with the office as a backdrop. Sep 25, 2015 ben doesnt sweep up the damsel like daniel daylewis in the last of the mohicans, but he proves more than up to the task. We spend much of the first half of the film watching ben predictably prove himself the superior of the kids around him. The intern is a cute film about a successful business woman who gets talked into hosting a senior program with interns over the age of 65. Sep 25, 2015 the adages of the intern are delivered in a comedy package that, for the most part, is sane, sweet, and smart, and a lot of the time, actually funny. Welcome to mission control for uncw film studies internships. Jules is, at first, reluctant to take on ben as her intern, but she quickly realizes his value, so there isn.
The movie the intern begins with senior citezen ben, shoots a video resume for an intern job he wants. Hathaway is winning as jules, a woman who may be on the brink of a nervous breakdown but is so. Directed by shawn levy and written by vince vaughn and jared stern, the internship stuffs some creaky gearshifts and boring exposition in its first 15 minutes. Ben is made her intern, but this is a nominal role she doesnt intend to give him work and it is just window dressing. The intern straddles both her weaknesses and her strengths. It celebrates age for the wisdom it brings along with it. Oct 01, 2015 robert deniro plays hathaways office intern.
You may have heard of a swot analysis before, maybe at your place of employment or with one of the groups you are involved with outside of work. Feb 23, 2016 the 70yearold retired widower is the intern. As the speeches pile up, our goodwill dissipates, and so does the films magic. The interns traditional business lessons for a modern workplace nancy meyerss new movie demonstrates how a generational gap in the office might offer the opportunity to apply. Sep 28, 2015 i thought about that ad when i watched the intern this weekend. The intern is a very strange workplace fantasy the new yorker. The film was released on september 25 2015 by warmer bros. Scheduled for release on september 25, 2015, it will be distributed by warner bros. But a silly set piece in which ben enlists some of the younger goofballs of. The intern wears its very big heart on its stylish sleeve, and its none the worse for it.
Seizing an opportunity to get back in the game, he becomes a senior intern at an online fashion site, founded and run by jules ostin. Generational themes in the film the intern 23 words. Its more a drama than a comedy, and is a good one too. So the intern degenerates into a series of monologues about ambition and relationships and having it all. Again, its hard to frown too much on a film about the struggles of working women. Sep 29, 2015 the intern is a cute film about a successful business woman who gets talked into hosting a senior program with interns over the age of 65. There are a few examples of that but the movie is far more than a story about generational differences. The intern, while having its share of silly moments, is the most genuinely enjoyable and likable movie that meyersa longtime writer and producer before taking up directinghas put her name to since, oh, i dont know, 1984s irreconcilable differences. Swot is the acronym for strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats.83 602 791 552 1300 808 916 1467 308 823 760 96 129 168 1160 665 438 1249 1593 1064 296 483 776 1045 914 425 988 601 1016 461 1420 1090 801 778 1490 665 1271