Jesse Eisenberg

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Sun, sea and flings: our writers on their favorite summertime movies
From Do the Right Thing to Now and Then, Guardian writers pick the film that reminds them most of the warmest months

Lauren Mechling, Owen Myers, Andrew Lawrence, Catherine Shoard, Scott Tobias, Jenna Amatulli, Benjamin Lee, Charles Bramesco, Radheyan Simonpillai, AA Dowd and Veronica Esposito

20, Jul, 2023 @1:37 PM

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The best TV of 2023 so far
A tantalising new cop drama, a thrilling trip down the rage super highway and wicked fun on the labour ward – here are the year’s telly highlights up to now

Alexi Duggins, Hollie Richardson and Kate Abbott

05, Jun, 2023 @12:00 PM

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The week in TV: Fleishman Is in Trouble; You & Me; The Consultant; The Dangerous Rise of Andrew Tate
Jesse Eisenberg stars in a voiceover-heavy drama; fine performances save an unashamed weepie; Christoph Waltz plays an eerie corporate Dalek; and toxic masculinity is exposed in a brave documentary

Barbara Ellen

26, Feb, 2023 @9:30 AM

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Fleishman Is in Trouble review – Jesse Eisenberg’s endlessly witty divorce drama is almost too good
This tale of a middle-class Manhattan woman who vanishes, leaving her ex with the kids, is utterly addictive. It’s such a treat that when it’s over, you’ll feel bereft

Lucy Mangan

22, Feb, 2023 @12:55 PM

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Fleishman Is in Trouble review – Jesse Eisenberg unravels in a smart comedy series
A hit-and-miss adaptation of Taffy Brodesser-Akner’s 2019 novel brings almost too much to the table in its tale of struggling adult New Yorkers

Adrian Horton

17, Nov, 2022 @6:13 AM

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When You Finish Saving the World review – Jesse Eisenberg’s sweet coming-of-age comedy drama
Eisenberg’s directorial debut, starring Julianne Moore and Finn Wolfhard, is a well acted, ironic yet sentimental portrayal of a tricky mother-son dynamic

Peter Bradshaw

18, May, 2022 @5:05 PM

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When You Finish Saving the World review – Jesse Eisenberg’s patchy directorial debut
The actor turns writer-director for a hit-and-miss comedy drama about a mother and son trying to find meaning in their lives

Benjamin Lee

21, Jan, 2022 @3:25 AM

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Resistance review – mime star Marcel Marceau's wartime heroics
Jesse Eisenberg plays the legendary performer who helped thousands of Jews escape the Nazis, in a well-meaning but cliche-ridden biopic

Peter Bradshaw

18, Jun, 2020 @8:00 AM

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Vivarium review – home is where the hell is
Jesse Eisenberg and Imogen Poots are plunged into a suburban nightmare in this unsettling satire on consumerism

Mark Kermode, Observer film critic

29, Mar, 2020 @7:00 AM

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Vivarium review – the unspeakable horror of settling down in suburbia
Having kids and buying a house become the stuff of nightmares in Lorcan Finnegan’s black comedy, starring Imogen Poots and Jesse Eisenberg

Peter Bradshaw

26, Feb, 2020 @7:45 PM

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Zombieland: Double Tap review – a fan service sequel for fans who barely exist
A belated sequel to the 2009 sleeper hit brings back the main cast but can’t quite conjure up enough humour or charm to justify its existence

Benjamin Lee

16, Oct, 2019 @1:48 PM

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Next question: rewatching the most awkward movie press tours
A string of uncomfortable interviews with Joaquin Phoenix for Joker join a well of other awkward run-ins between actors and journalists

Stuart Heritage

03, Oct, 2019 @4:11 PM

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