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Working late in life, directors refuse to say cut

...morning and go into work and there's Penelope Cruz, these beautiful women and scintillating guys - Alec Baldwin, Jesse Eisenberg," said Allen. "So I'm distracted for the day with trivial problems."If for Allen filmmaking is a way to order...

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Rio 2

Now Playing Synopsis: Blu (voice of Jesse Eisenberg) and his family take flight for the Amazon after Jewel (voice of Anne Hathaway) decides their children should explore the world. Meanwhile, the overprotective father grows concerned that his family will leave him once they've experienced life in the wild. Tracy Morgan, Jamie Foxx, will.i.am, George Lopez, and Leslie Mann reprise their roles in this sequel from director Carlos Saldanha and producers John C. Donkin and Bruce Anderson -- the creative trio behind the original 2011 hit. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi Cast: Anne Hathaway, Jesse Eisenberg, will.i.am, Jamie Foxx, George Lopez, Tracy Morgan Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

Night Moves (2014)

Opens Friday, May 30, 2014 Synopsis: Kelly Reichardt's drama Night Moves stars Jesse Eisenberg as Josh, a young man who is immersing himself in the concept of eco-terrorism. Along with Dena (Dakota Fanning) and an older man named Harmon (Peter Sarsgaard), Josh hatches a plan to blow up a dam in order to strike back at the capitalist forces that he believes are ruining the land. After their efforts end up triggering some unexpected results, Josh begins to wonder if can trust his cohorts to keep quiet, and worries that he may soon be confronted by the authorities. Night Moves screened at the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival. ~ Perry Seibert, Rovi Cast: Jesse Eisenberg, Dakota Fanning, Peter Sarsgaard Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

The Double

Opens Friday, May 9, 2014 Synopsis: Richard Ayoade's stylized adaptation of Fyodor Dostoevsky's novella The Double stars Jesse Eisenberg as Simon James, a meek office drone who bumbles his way through his day, forever pining for a pretty girl (Mia Wasikowska) who lives near him and working hard for a boss (Wallace Shawn) who doesn't see any of his accomplishments. One day Simon discovers that he has a new co-worker, James Simon (also Eisenberg), who looks just like him and possesses all of the confidence and charisma that Simon lacks. Simon befriends this new person, and soon the put-upon man is asserting himself. However, he begins to fear he's becoming just another pawn in James' relentless self-interests. The Double screened at the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival. ~ Perry Seibert, Rovi Cast: Jesse Eisenberg, Mia Wasikowska, Wallace Shawn, Yasmin Paige, Noah Taylor, James Fox Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

'The Social Network' works well

...changed the very way people interact worldwide from the comfort of his Harvard dorm room. Zuckerberg, as played by Jesse Eisenberg, is not the kind of guy you'd want to spend time with. Brilliant, but completely socially inept, he loses his...

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Reeling It In: The best of films, the worst of films

...what happened that capture you, it's the whip-smart dialogue and the incredible performances, especially by Jesse Eisenberg, Andrew Garfield, and Justin Timberlake. I can't decide whether "The Social Network" or "Black Swan" was...

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'Rio' might not soar, but it doesn't crash

...stars to lure in the adults, "Rio" is packed with the best and brightest. But is it necessary? Anne Hathaway and Jesse Eisenberg are good as Jewel and Blu, respectively, but why did we need will i am or Jamie Foxx, neither of whom were particularly...

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Now You See Me

Now Playing Synopsis: A team of talented illusionists called "The Four Horsemen" (played by Jesse Eisenberg, Woody Harrelson, Isla Fisher, and Dave Franco) are investigated by a resolute FBI agent (Mark Ruffalo) following a series of brazen heists that leave their audiences swimming in cash while draining the bulging bank accounts of unscrupulous business leaders. Morgan Freeman, Michael Caine, and Mélanie Laurent co-star in this sleight-of-hand thriller directed by Clash of the Titans' Louis Leterrier. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi Cast: Jesse Eisenberg, Mark Ruffalo, Woody Harrelson, Isla Fisher, Dave Franco, Mélanie Laurent, Morgan Freeman, Michael Caine Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

30 Minutes or Less

Now Playing Synopsis: Small-town pizza delivery driver Nick (Jesse Eisenberg) stumbles into an elaborate crime scheme when he's abducted by a pair of ambitious criminals (Danny McBride and Nick Swardson) who coerce him into robbing a bank on a strict timeline. Desperate, Nick implores his former best friend Chet (Aziz Ansari) to help him out of the predicament. But with each attempt to thwart the would-be criminal geniuses, Nick and Chet find their dire situation spinning faster out of control. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi Cast: Jesse Eisenberg, Danny McBride, Aziz Ansari, Nick Swardson, Dilshad Vadsaria, Michael Peña Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

30 Minutes or Less

Now Playing Synopsis: Small-town pizza delivery driver Nick (Jesse Eisenberg) stumbles into an elaborate crime scheme when he's abducted by a pair of ambitious criminals (Danny McBride and Nick Swardson) who coerce him into robbing a bank on a strict timeline. Desperate, Nick implores his former best friend Chet (Aziz Ansari) to help him out of the predicament. But with each attempt to thwart the would-be criminal geniuses, Nick and Chet find their dire situation spinning faster out of control. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi Cast: Jesse Eisenberg, Danny McBride, Aziz Ansari, Nick Swardson, Dilshad Vadsaria, Michael Peña Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

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