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Two Scoops of Jesse Eisenberg
Blue Starlite hosts 'Zombieland' and 'Free Samples'
"...Jesse Eisenberg is the ultimate two-for-the-price-of-one actor...."

July 19, 2013 Screens Post by Monica Riese

Act Like You Mean It: Stars Jesse Eisenberg & Armie Hammer
The Social Network's Jesse Eisenberg & Armie Hammer
"...breakout in The Squid and the Whale, the not-quite-30-year-old Jesse Eisenberg is already a veteran film and stage actor...."

Oct. 1, 2010 Screens Feature by Marjorie Baumgarten

The End of the Tour
Fictional but satisfying portrayal of a David Foster Wallace interview by a Rolling Stone reporter
"...Directed by: James Ponsoldt. Starring: Jesse Eisenberg, Jason Segel, Joan Cusack, Mamie Gummer, Anna Chlumsky..."

Aug. 14, 2015 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

To Rome With Love
Ambling and merely passable, this new Woody Allen picture lacks a raison d'être.
"...Allen, Alec Baldwin, Roberto Benigni, Penélope Cruz, Judy Davis, Jesse Eisenberg, Greta Gerwig and Ellen Page...."

July 6, 2012 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Going on the Offensive With The Art of Self-Defense
Jesse Eisenberg navigates the hierarchy of martial arts
"...His flawed protagonist here is Casey (Jesse Eisenberg), a nebbish nobody who gets assaulted by a..."

March 8, 2019 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

The Hummingbird Project
Who knew you could tell a character story about laying fiber-optic cable?
"...Directed by: Kim Nguyen. Starring: Jesse Eisenberg, Alexander Skarsgård, Salma Hayek, Michael Mando, Johan Heldenbergh..."

March 29, 2019 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

Café Society
A lesser Woody Allen film, but not without its pleasures
"...Directed by: Woody Allen. Starring: Jesse Eisenberg, Kristen Stewart, Steve Carell, Blake Lively, Jeannie Berlin,..."

July 29, 2016 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

30 Minutes or Less
Jesse Eisenberg reunites with his Zombieland director Ruben Fleischer for this action comedy about a hapless victim forced to rob a bank or be blown up.
"...Directed by: Ruben Fleischer. Starring: Jesse Eisenberg, Danny McBride, Aziz Ansari, Nick Swardson, Fred Ward,..."

Aug. 12, 2011 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Social Network
This retelling of Facebook's first contentious steps is a blisteringly entertaining film formed of a lovely amalgam of David Fincher's direction, Aaron Sorkin's screenplay, and Jesse Eisenberg's spotless performance as Mark Zuckerberg.
"...Directed by: David Fincher. Starring: Jesse Eisenberg, Andrew Garfield, Justin Timberlake, Armie Hammer, Rooney Mara,..."

Oct. 1, 2010 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Now You See Me 2
Now you can't un-see the second installment of Jon M. Chu's magical trilogy
"...Directed by: Jon M. Chu. Starring: Jesse Eisenberg, Mark Ruffalo, Woody Harrelson, Daniel Radcliffe, Morgan Freeman,..."

June 10, 2016 Movie Review by Josh Kupecki

American Ultra
This stoner action rom-com stars Jesse Eisenberg and Kristen Stewart
"...Directed by: Nima Nourizadeh. Starring: Jesse Eisenberg, Kristen Stewart, Connie Britton, Topher Grace, Walton Goggins,..."

Aug. 21, 2015 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Night Moves
Three radical environmentalists plot to destroy a hydroelectric dam in Kelly Reichardt's thoughtful drama.
"...Directed by: Kelly Reichardt. Starring: Jesse Eisenberg, Dakota Fanning, Peter Sarsgaard, Alia Shawkat, James Le..."

June 6, 2014 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Now You See Me
This magicians' caper film has a good cast but very little else hidden up its sleeve.
"...Directed by: Louis Leterrier. Starring: Jesse Eisenberg, Mark Ruffalo, Woody Harrelson, Isla Fisher, Dave Franco,..."

June 7, 2013 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Rule 33: Extra Pepperoni
'Zombieland' star slinging pizza on Monday
"...for their big break. So why will Zombieland star Jesse Eisenberg be serving pizza at Home Slice on Monday?..."

July 8, 2011 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Adventureland
Adventureland is a confident return to the kind of teen comedy that’s funny without being raunchy and youthful without being juvenile.
"...Directed by: Greg Mottola. Starring: Jesse Eisenberg, Kristen Stewart, Martin Starr, Kristen Wiig, Bill Hader,..."

April 3, 2009 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Squid and the Whale
In this expertly acted piece about the coming apart of a family of New York intellectuals, humor is served not with a smirk but with a helpless shrug.
"...Directed by: Noah Baumbach. Starring: Jeff Daniels, Laura Linney, Jesse Eisenberg, Owen Kline, Halley Feiffer, William Baldwin and David..."

Nov. 4, 2005 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Cursed
The latest from the Scream team hardly merits a weak yelp.
"...Portia de Rossi, Shannon Elizabeth, Joshua Jackson, Judy Greer, Jesse Eisenberg and Milo Ventimiglia. Note to Wes Craven: Portia..."

March 4, 2005 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Roger Dodger
"...Directed by: Dylan Kidd. Starring: Elizabeth Berkley, Jennifer Beals, Jesse Eisenberg, Isabella Rossellini and Campbell Scott. Roger Swanson (Scott)..."

Nov. 15, 2002 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

SXSW Adds 102 Movies to 2019 Film Festival Lineup
After Us, what else does the film fest have in store?
"...back with Sword of Trust; Riley Stearns (Faults) teaches Jesse Eisenberg The Art of Self-Defense; and Adam Mason, who..."

Jan. 16, 2019 SXSW Post by Richard Whittaker

DVDanger: Identity Crisis
The Double, Filth, and Moebius melt minds
"...Simon James (Jesse Eisenberg, in all his blanched, nebbishy fury) is a..."

Aug. 30, 2014 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice
Overwrought take on DC Comics’ two most popular characters
"...Zack Snyder. Starring: Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, Jesse Eisenberg, Diane Lane, Laurence Fishburne, Jeremy Irons, Holly Hunter,..."

March 25, 2016 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Artful 'Dodger'
First-time writer / director Dylan Kidd talks about his award-winning indie debut, Roger Dodger.
"...he tries to clue in his 16-year-old nephew Nick (Jesse Eisenberg, older brother to precocious Hallie Kate) to the..."

Nov. 15, 2002 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

The Artful 'Dodger'
First-time writer / director Dylan Kidd talks about his award-winning indie debut, 'Roger Dodger.'
"...he tries to clue in his 16-year-old nephew Nick (Jesse Eisenberg, older brother to precocious Hallie Kate) to the..."

Nov. 8, 2002 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

Solitary Man
In this small-scale drama, Michael Douglas plays a disgraced businessman and inveterate skirt-chaser who makes one bad decision after another.
"...Sarandon, Danny DeVito, Mary-Louise Parker, Jenna Fischer, Imogen Poots, Jesse Eisenberg, Ben Shenkman, Richard Schiff and Olivia Thirlby. Ben..."

June 18, 2010 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Festivals Are Coming! The Festivals Are Coming!
aGLIFF and Fantastic Fest kick into high gear
"...festival's zombie films – including the just-announced Zombieland, starring Jesse Eisenberg and Woody Harrelson – and you can bet..."

Aug. 14, 2009 Screens Feature by Kimberley Jones

Zombieland
A hilarious script and seamless performances make this a quite tasty zomcom.
"...Directed by: Ruben Fleischer. Starring: Woody Harrelson, Jesse Eisenberg, Emma Stone, Abigail Breslin and Amber Heard. No..."

Oct. 2, 2009 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Stoners, Killers, and Kissing Miss Piggy
Topher Grace on assassination comedy American Ultra
"...little town. Their goal: Eliminate nebbish stoner Mike Howell (Jesse Eisenberg). Not as easy as it sounds, since unbeknownst..."

Aug. 21, 2015 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Fantastic Fest: Paramount Premieres
George Romero and John C. Reilly takes the stage as part of FF's four premieres in three nights
"...complete with appearances by director Ruben Fleischer and stars Jesse Eisenberg, Emma Stone, and Woody Harrelson. Let's just say..."

Sept. 27, 2009 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

2010 Screens Top 10s
"...Christian Bale (The Fighter), Jesse Eisenberg (The Social Network), John Hawkes (Winter's Bone), Niels..."

Jan. 7, 2011 Screens Feature by Marjorie Baumgarten

2010 Screens Top 10s
"...Jesse Eisenberg (The Social Network), Colin Firth (The King's Speech),..."

Jan. 7, 2011 Screens Feature by Kimberley Jones

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