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WHILE WE'RE YOUNG (2011?) (dir. Noah Baumbach) (starring James Franco, Ben Stiller)

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Fresh off the welcome Spirit Award nominations for his latest film, Greenberg, writer/director Noah Baumbach will once again team with Ben Stiller, along with Oscar host James Franco, for a film called While We’re Young. It’s about how a hip, young, Brooklyn couple inspires an uptight documentary filmmaker and his wife to loosen up. Franco would be the young man with Stiller playing the filmmaker and offers are apparently out to Greenberg co-star Greta Gerwig and Cate Blanchet for the female leads, though neither has officially signed. Read more after the break.

Over the past few months, Baumbach has been attached to a whole bunch of projects. He’s supposed to be co-producing Peter Bogdanovich’s Squirrel to the Nuts with Wes Anderson and he was rumored to be working on Mr. Popper’s Penguins with Ben Stiller. Not to mention he was attached to direct The Emperor’s Children for Brian Grazer and did some writing on Madagascar 3 (another Stiller project) as well as Brett Ratner’s currently shooting Tower Heist.

But, according to Vulture who broke the story, While We’re Young would most likely be next. Scott Rudin will produce.
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While We're Young (2014, Baumbach) S: Stiller, Watts, Seyfried, Driver, Grodin

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A middle-aged couple's career and marriage are overturned when a disarming young couple enters their lives.
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Re: While We're Young (2014, Baumbach) S: Stiller, Watts, Seyfried, Driver, Grodin

Awful.

How many of these movies do we need? And why is Ad Rock lowering himself to this level?
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Re: While We're Young (2014, Baumbach) S: Stiller, Watts, Seyfried, Driver, Grodin

Ad Rock is awesome in the movie - the movie itself is enjoyable, goes off the rails in the third act though. It has some funny and smart moments but I'd definitely place it in the lower part of Baumbach's filmography.
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Re: While We're Young (2014, Baumbach) S: Stiller, Watts, Seyfried, Driver, Grodin

saw this last night and really enjoyed it. Ben Stiller works really well with Noah Baumbach. I thought the kid from Girls who's in Episode VII was really good too. The film isn't as good as Frances Ha (which I think is Baumbach's best film), but its still really good.
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Re: While We're Young (2014, Baumbach) S: Stiller, Watts, Seyfried, Driver, Grodin

I saw this over the weekend as well. It was enjoyable. It went in a direction that I wasn't really aware it was going to go in. But the overall themes I liked a lot.
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Re: While We're Young (2014, Baumbach) S: Stiller, Watts, Seyfried, Driver, Grodin

I'm a big fan of Baumbach. This looks good and can't wait to see it.
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Re: While We're Young (2014, Baumbach) S: Stiller, Watts, Seyfried, Driver, Grodin

The movie starts out way too extreme on the In Praise of Hipsters side of things, and Adam Driver was kind of annoying, but I'm actually kind of fond of some of its themes. It was also a lot more enjoyable than I expected.
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Re: While We're Young (2014, Baumbach) S: Stiller, Watts, Seyfried, Driver, Grodin

I really didn't like this movie. None of the characters grabbed me. I felt like I was watching his 6.5 hour documentary.
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Re: While We're Young (2014, Baumbach) S: Stiller, Watts, Seyfried, Driver, Grodin

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I really didn't like this movie. None of the characters grabbed me. I felt like I was watching his 6.5 hour documentary.
Agreed. I really like most of Baumbach's stuff, but this one was just kind of....there. I didn't really care about any of the characters either.
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Re: While We're Young (2014, Baumbach) S: Stiller, Watts, Seyfried, Driver, Grodin

I watched this tonight and I liked it. I liked it better than Greenberg, but not as much as I liked Mistress America. I would give this 3.25/5. I haven't seen The Squid and the Whale or Frances Ha yet, but I'm going to try to watch them soon.

I was shocked to see how old Charles Grodin looks now. I remember him most from watching the Beethoven movies when I was growing up. It's hard to believe that he's 81 now.

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