‘Metropolitan’ Roundup

Town and Country article by Micaela English on J.G. Melon, which is a location in Metropolitan.

5. In Whit Stillman’s preppy cult classic Metropolitan, there is a scene at J.G. Melon where a middle-aged prep, who seems a bit lost in his life, vents to the younger cast members. Whitman has said he could identify the most with this character. (via The Harvard Crimson)

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Decider article by Tyler Coates, praising Stillman’s first film.

Metropolitan, at times, feels like an anthropological study into how the other half (or, more aptly, the one-percent) lives. But it’s also a lesson in empathy, to ditch the bad-faith assumptions about those who live lives different from our own, who come into this world with the silver spoons and fancy addresses and have yet to learn about the world outside their own little bubbles.

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Gothamist article by Jen Chung about the upcoming Metropolitan screenings.

'Metropolitan' DVD cover

 

A.V. Club Mike D’Angelo Gives Metropolitan an A

Metropolitan Beach Scene

AmNY by Robert Levin article talks about Metropolitan‘s return to the big screen.

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WSJ article by Marshal Heyman talks about interesting facts about Metropolitan and about his future projects.

The burger joint was a location Mr. Stillman used in “Metropolitan,” which will be screening at the Elinor Bunin Monroe Film Center at Lincoln Center as of Friday. Or at least Mr. Stillman filmed the exterior of J.G. Melon, since he and his crew weren’t allowed to shoot inside.