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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice’ is flat out bad

Film: Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Directed by: Zack Snyder Starring: Henry Cavill, Jesse Eisenberg, Ben Affleck If I were to take Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice’s text verbatim, then I’d be led to believe that a group of people with supernatural capabilities hold the power to defending the world from annihilation. Well, […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘American Ultra’ Is Stoner Action Comedy Gold

Film: American Ultra Starring: Jesse Eisenberg, Kristin Stewart Directed By: Nima Nourizadeh There is something beautiful about two stoners in love, especially when they’re running for their lives from the CIA. Part action-comedy, part romance on the rocks, American Ultra is a late summer treat that features a little bit of everything that makes movies […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘The End Of The Tour’ Is A Life-Changing Experience

Film: The End Of The Tour Starring: Jesse Eisenberg, Jason Segel Directed by: James Ponsoldt It’s amazing how one conversation can forever change the course of our lives. You could be speaking with a close friend or a stranger on the street and, without warning, find yourself seeing the world in a whole new light. […]

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First ‘End Of The Tour’ Trailer Is Wonderful (And Sad)

David Foster Wallace spent a part of his life as the most famous writer in America, but whether or not he reveled in the attention is another story altogether. The End Of The Tour, which A24 will release this summer, tells the story of a young man (Jesse Eisenberg) who follows Wallace (Jason Segel) during […]

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The 6 Must-See Films Of IFF Boston 2015

Another week of important cinema is nigh! Wednesday, April 22 marks the beginning of Independent Film Festival Boston‘s 2015 fest. Per usual with UTG, we wanted to let our readers know what films we are most excited for in the upcoming fest. Just under 100 films are playing between April 22 and 29. Unfortunately, we […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘The Double’

Film: The Double Directed By: Richard Ayoade Starring: Jesse Eisenberg, Mia Wasikowska Submarine, Richard Ayoade’s bittersweet 2010 coming-of-age tale, introduced the funnyman as a filmmaker with the sort of eye for simple, nostalgic and effective storytelling that would suggest he likely cites Wes Anderson as a primary influence. With The Double, his second feature as […]

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Watch The Trailer For Jesse Eisenberg’s Environmental Thriller, ‘Night Moves’

What happens when three radical environmentalists team up to take down a dam? Yes, this isn’t a question anyone’s ever thought of in the history of existence, but alas it’s Jesse Eisenberg’s new movie Night Moves. The Social Network star plays Josh, the leader who’s devoted to protecting mother Earth. He’ll star alongside Dakota Fanning […]

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Watch Jesse Eisenberg’s ‘The Double’ Trailer

What’s better than one Jesse Eisenberg? Apparently the answer is two, because that’s the case in the upcoming thriller where he plays two men fighting for control of one life in The Double. It could’ve been easier to just get Michael Cera to play the other Eisenberg, but then it would’ve likely come across as […]

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Jesse Eisenberg to Play Lex Luthor in ‘Batman vs. Superman,’ Jeremy Irons to Play Alfred

In a weird twist in the world of casting, Warner Bros. announced to say that The Social Network’s Jesse Eisenberg will play DC’s most infamous villain, Lex Luthor, in Batman vs. Superman. Zack Snyder, director of Batman vs. Superman, commented on Eisenberg’s casting, saying Eisenberg will be a great addition to the series, and will […]

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Jason Segel Cast as David Foster Wallace in ‘The End of the Tour’ Biopic

Late literary genius David Foster Wallace is, well, a genius. The award-winning American novelist, short story writer, essayist, and professor is responsible for probably the most important novel in the past 20 years, Infinite Jest, if not longer than that. So when directors were looking to cast someone as Wallace for their upcoming film, they went with none […]

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New ‘Rio 2’ Trailer Promises Many More Blue Macaws

Before we dive into this trailer, here’s a quick recap of what some of you may have missed in the original Rio. The first film told the story of Blu (Jesse Eisenberg), a sheltered blue macaw from Minnesota, falling in love with the wild and free Jewel (Anne Hathaway). Along the way the two were […]

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MOVIE TRAILER: To Rome With Love

Coming off a strong 2011 with Midnight In Paris, Woody Allen takes his gift of writing to the big screen yet again this Summer with the star-studded To Rome With Love. Starring, Alec Baldwin, Roberto Benigni, Penelope Cruz, Jesse Eisenberg, Greta Gerwig and Ellen Page, To Rome With Love is a story about a number […]