Tag Archives: Jason Schwartzman

Cinema Review – The Overnight

Two weeks after they move to LA, and still friendless, Emily (Taylor Schilling) and Alex (Adam Scott) encounter Kurt (Jason Schwartzman) and his son Max (Max Moritt) at the park. Kurt invites the couple over to meet his wife Charlotte (Judith Godrèche) and have dinner with them. Excited at the potential of making new friends, Alex and Emily accept, without realising that their new pals have a little more than food on the menu. Continue reading

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JDIFF Review – Listen Up, Philip

Philip (Jason Schwartzman) is about to have his second novel published when he falls into a pit of despair and selfish arrogance. His girlfriend Ashley (Elisabeth Moss) becomes an after thought as he strives to escape from New York City and bond with one of his literary heroes. Continue reading

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JDIFF Review – The Grand Budapest Hotel

In the 1930s, Gustave H (Ralph Fiennes) is the concierge at a famous European Hotel; The Grand Budapest. When one of his most beloved guests dies under seemingly mysterious circumstances, Gustave H and his faithful Lobby Boy Zero (Tony Revolori) are thrown into a world of suspicion and intrigue. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Saving Mr Banks

In the early 1960s P.L. Travers (Emma Thompson) is flown to LA to meet with Walt Disney (Tom Hanks). The idea is to turn Travers’ beloved Mary Poppins books into a film, but she is famously protective of her character. While working on the script, Travers thinks back to her childhood, and the beautiful, yet tragic, events that inspired the creation of her beloved Mary Poppins. Continue reading

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Cannes Review – Moonrise Kingdom

On a remote island in 1965, a pair of pre-teens fall in love and run away together, sending the small community into a panic as a storm approaches. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Scott Pilgrim Vs The World

Scott Pilgrim – an awesome 23 year old, who is between jobs – falls for the new girl in town; Ramona Flowers. Before they can date, however, Scott must defeat Ramona’s seven evil exes who have banded together to form The League of Evil Exes, and take Scott down. Continue reading

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