Articles Posted in the " jesse eisenberg " Category


  • Top 10 Indie Film Clichés

    Indie films, you say? What, consistent characteristics being that they are independently made, with low budgets and unknown actors, directors and writers? No, no. They’ve got Michael Cera in, mate.




  • Rio

    Blu is an over-domesticated macaw who returns to his birthplace, only to be kidnapped by smugglers. A cute, enthusiastic film that children will love, but older viewers might prefer more sophisticated fare.



  • The Social Network

    When it was first announced that David Fincher, best known for such meditations on violence as Seven and Fight Club, had taken up directorial reins on a film about the founding of Facebook, it’s fair to say that some film fans found themselves confused. Why had Fincher attached himself to such a potential snoozefest? Well, now we have the answer. With a story driven by sharp dialogue and an unrelenting pace, The Social Network is anything but boring. A beautifully acted character study, it asks real questions about the nature of business, friendship and loyalty – and we don’t just mean online.


  • Solitary Man

    What do you do when you fall off the horse? Why, you jump back on, of course! Or rather, on every attractive female twenty-five years younger. But aside from the sleaze, Solitary Man pushes (albeit, a few ) buttons, mainly as we question whether Ben Kalmen (Michael Douglas) is a troubled human being going through a tough time or a creep with no morals, no manners and the mind of a confused adolescent.



  • Zombieland

    Zombieland comes lurching out of the same genre as that of 2004’s Shaun of the Dead, a film which set the bar for the zomcom, and it set it pretty high. Luckily, Zombieland has still got enough going for it to compare favorably with the yardstick.