The Last Days of Disco (1998)

I just contributed a piece over at Filmwell. Here’s a sampling:

Whit Stillman’s The Last Days of Disco came out over a decade ago, but its directionless youth who overestimate themselves seem even more prescient today than they did in 1998. That Stillman avoids making his characters hateful or unlikable while eliciting laughter and smiles is a testament to his skill as a writer and director, and to the film’s lasting place as a witty comedy rather than a wordy drama.

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