Woody Allen_Cafe Society

Café Society – Review

Early on in Café Society, Woody Allen’s 47th film, Jesse Eisenberg’s character meekly hires a prostitute. It’s his first such transaction, and he’s edgy. When she finally arrives, he’s gone off the...
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Now You See Me 2 – Review

Now You See Me 2’s pledge is simple: to be Now You See Me all over again. It’s no mistake or misdirection - this is the same trick they did last time. That doesn’t spoil all of the fun though - the...
Joachim Trier_Louder Than Bombs

Louder Than Bombs – Review

As with his previous film, Oslo, August 31st, Joachim Trier's finest directing moments in Louder Than Bombs come with voiceovers and memories, plus one excellent extended party sequence. For his English...
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The End of the Tour – LFF Review

With a pair of perfectly calibrated performances from Segel and Eisenberg, End of the Tour both entertains and inspires introspection as it combines a cerebral thoughtfulness with rich character chemistry and...

The Double – Review

The Double sees Jesse Eisenberg thumping his two favourite masks - milksop and  scumbag - together as if they were a pair of cymbals. This doppelgänger nightmare is something we should want to digest...