Articles tagged jesse eisenberg

Jason Segel Becomes David Foster Wallace in ‘The End of the Tour’ (video)

The cinematic adaptation of David Lipsky's Although Of Course You End Up Becoming Yourself features Jason Segel as literary giant David Foster Wallace.

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Flying Motorcycles and Marsupial Werewolves: Bad Movies and Why We Love Them

What is it that's so compelling about bad movies? I don't mean the parade of overblown, big-budget, generic pictures Hollywood is constantly forcing upon the world. I'm talking about the movies that come out of left field, that fall through the cracks, that are so bad they're good.

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1 Sep 2009 // 9:00 PM

Adventureland

A hugely enjoyable blend of humor and agony that captures the confused, painful, but open-ended state of late adolescence.

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Adventureland: Bastards of Young

A loping comedy of displacement that snaps off dozens of easy laughs without breaking a sweat, Adventureland transcends the indie comedy trap by dint of not being content merely to capture its milieu but to animate it.

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3 Apr 2009 // 4:20 AM

Adventureland

Adventureland is as tidy and predictable as it sounds. And it falls into that annoying trap that seems to plague this sort of film, relying on an unrelenting '80s soundtrack to set tones and cue plot points.

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13 Sep 2007 // 1:56 AM

The Hunting Party

The sidetracking -- the lapses into corruption, black humor, and sarcasm -- all this is to be expected when your life is on the line so incessantly.

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The Squid and the Whale (2005)

As Noah Baumbach's film tracks Walt's slow evolution during the months surrounding his parents' divorce, it keeps something of a distance, wry and observant.

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Cursed: Unrated Version (2004)

'I guess there's no such thing as safe sex with a werewolf,' whines one victim.

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4 Mar 2005 // 12:00 AM

Cursed (2004)

Jimmy's golden retriever Zipper bites him and is turned into a spazzy, poorly CGI-ed wolf-dog, capable of ripping their house to pieces.

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Kiasmos: 26 May 2015 - Rough Trade NYC (Photos)

// Notes from the Road

"Kiasmos is the exciting, dark and trippy electronic project from Ólafur Arnalds and Janus Rasmussen.

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