Jesse Eisenberg

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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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From Midsommar to martial arts: how movie cults got real
In a spate of new releases, big screen cults have found the human element among the madness and mayhem

Charles Bramesco

11, Jul, 2019 @7:00 AM

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The Hummingbird Project review – software, stocks, and surprising thrills
Jesse Eisenberg and Salma Hayek turn a story of financial tech into a gripping drama of many parts

Wendy Ide

16, Jun, 2019 @7:00 AM

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The Hummingbird Project review – deeply odd tunnel-digging drama
Jesse Eisenberg plays a stock trader hoping to make millions by linking Kansas and New York underground

Mike McCahill

13, Jun, 2019 @12:00 PM

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Outside the multiplex: the best smaller films to see in the US this summer
From a troubling film about race in America to a shocking documentary about China’s one child policy, this season offers more than just superhero sequels

Benjamin Lee

06, Jun, 2019 @6:00 AM

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Happy Talk review – Susan Sarandon can't save Jesse Eisenberg's trite play
A reliably accomplished performance from the Oscar winner isn’t enough to add weight to an uneven tale with a thudding twist

Benjamin Lee

17, May, 2019 @1:00 AM

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