Past Meetup

The Company Men - Meet at 4:05

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Please join us this Sunday, Feb 6th at 4:20 for The Company Men (http://www.google.com/url?sa=t&source=web&cd=4&ved=0CEoQFjAD&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.companymenmovie.com%2F&rct=j&q=The%20Company%20Men&ei=vppMTeujCYaCgAf1vfnaDw&usg=AFQjCNHjBAzjzyLs623-9ESWI-dq9XjumQ&cad=rja) at the Regal Gallery Place Stadium 14 Theaters (http://www.fandango.com/regalgalleryplacestadium14_aatar/theaterpage). Look for Eric wearing a gray coat in the theatre lobby about 15 minutes before the film. As always, after the film we will descend on a local establishment for dinner/drinks/discussion.

Bobby Walker (Ben Affleck) is living the American dream: great job, beautiful family, shiny Porsche in the garage. When corporate downsizing leaves him and co-workers Phil Woodward (Chris Cooper) and Gene McClary (Tommy Lee Jones) jobless, the three men are forced to re-define their lives as men, husbands, and fathers.

Bobby soon finds himself enduring enthusiastic life coaching, a job building houses for his brother-in-law (Kevin Costner) which does not play to his executive skill set, and perhaps the realization that there is more to life than chasing the bigger, better deal. With humor, pathos, and keen observation, writer-director John Wells (the creator of “ER”) introduces us to the new realities of American life.