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The Only Living Boy in New York (2017)

R | | Drama | 11 August 2017 (USA)
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Adrift in New York City, a recent college graduate's life is upended by his father's mistress.

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Adrift in New York City, a recent college graduate's life is upended by his father's mistress.

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Canción de Nueva York  »

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$54,458 (USA) (13 August 2017)

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$163,145 (USA) (20 August 2017)
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The filmmakers gave each actor a book that corresponded to the character they were playing. Kiersey Clemons received Patti Smith's Just Kids, Callum Turner got David Foster Wallace's Essay's on Tennis, Pierce Brosnan's was Stories from the New Yorker, The New Atlas of New York for Jeff Bridges, and finally Kate Beckinsale would be given a copy of Tolstoy's Anna Karenina. See more »


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Blues Run the Game
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Written by Jackson C. Frank
Performed by Simon & Garfunkel
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An unexpected and truly satisfying night at the movies.
19 August 2017 | by (Santa Monica CA) – See all my reviews

Zounds! Thank heaven I didn't see another site's 31% rating before I went to a WGA screening of "The Only Living Boy In New York," because I might have given it a pass. I LOVED it! I'd give it a 99.9% rating (after all, nobody's perfect). What a joy. Allan Loeb's intelligent and serious script is liberally sprinkled with laugh-out-loud lines and Marc Webb's masterfully fluid direction is stunning. Like watching a French film… I almost expected subtitles. Webb made love to New York as if it was Paris. Flawless casting, Jeff Bridges is brilliant. Stellar performances all-round. Wonderful title sequence. And that fantastic sound track—thrilling! See for yourself.


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