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Old Dogs, New Tricks: ‘The Intern’ Review.
Culture & Literature, Film & TV

Old Dogs, New Tricks: ‘The Intern’ Review.

There are three types of mainstream Hollywood movie. Toss away these silly ideas of ‘genre’ or ‘style’, or this common misconception that there’s an unlimited variety of films, ranging from romantic comedy through to apocalyptic sci-fi – That’s simply wrong. There’s only a mere trio when it comes to the motion picture industry: the good, the bad and the ugly. Good can be judged by how much money it makes - observe Marvel Studios’ achievement in bagging over a billion bucks in a single blockbuster - or the quality of the script - if you didn’t cry when Simba’s father died, your heart is made of stone. Then there’s the bad, which is fairly self-explanatory: 'Battlefield Earth', 'The Last Airbender' and 'Sex Lives of the Potato Men' can call themselves proud honorary members of this elite ...