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Jesse Eisenberg

American Ultra (2015)

Misdirecting a comedy genre-buster What American Ultra first has to recommend it is its stars, Kristen Stewart and Jesse Eisenberg, a combo both obvious and odd (they were together for Adventureland in 2009) -- though this will…

Louder Than Bombs (2015)

That switch into English can be a real killer, tripping up the best of filmmakers. Norwegian director Joachim Trier, the man behind the brilliant Oslo, August 31st brings a top draw cast and moments of subtle grandeur with him, but he also…

Night Moves (2013)

Consequences In Night Moves, the story of three ecoterrorists who blow up a dam and don't know what's coming after, Kelly Reichardt brilliantly extends her reputation for making limited material resonant. Providing little information…

Night Moves (2013)

Director/writer Kelly Reichardt seems to be carving out a niche as an expert in measured character studies that blur the boundaries of genre film making. While her latest effort may seem to be running at a sprint compared to previous work,…