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The Dinner ⭐⭐

Richard Gere and Steve Coogan are brothers (a sentence I thought I would never write), one is a gubernatorial candidate and the other a seemingly unhinged history teacher. 290 more words



Boy howdy is there a reception on this one. Already it’s being hailed as a contender for one of the worst movies of the year by early ratings and reviews. 1,926 more words


Interview: 'The Dinner' Director Oren Moverman

The Dinner is a intriguing mystery drama recently released. It’s about two couples getting together over dinner for a heated discussion about the impending decisions they have to make in regards to the future of their children, who committed a crime. 279 more words


“The Dinner” Serves Unsatisfying Courses

By Matthew Holman, Staff Writer

“The Dinner” is a film which unfortunately not only bites off more than it can chew, but ostensibly chokes itself from overstuffing. 528 more words


"The Dinner"



The incredibly disturbing and often frustrating film “The Dinner” can at times come across as pretentious, obnoxious, and distressing: but that’s the point. 643 more words

2017 Film Reviews

Enduring the Rancor of 'The Dinner'

Writer-director Oren Moverman assaults our sensibilities with ideological posturing

Photo: (l-r) Steve Coogan as Paul, Laura Linney as Claire, Richard Gere as Stan, and Rebecca Hall as Kate in ‘The Dinner’ Rating: R; … 795 more words

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PopPolitics: Oren Moverman on Why 'The Dinner' Is 'Very Trumpian' (Listen)

Oren Moverman says that his new movie “The Dinner” is “very Trumpian” — and points to the premise of his project as proof.

Steve Coogan stars as a school teacher who suffers from mental illness, and Richard Gere plays his brother, a rising politician. 415 more words