Tag Archives: Jesse Eisenberg

Cinema Review – Now You See Me 2

Eighteen months after the events of Now You See Me, The Horsemen are disbanded and in hiding, and Dylan Rhodes (Mark Ruffalo) is still sending the FBI on a wild goose chase looking for the illusionist thieves. Announcing their comeback with an act of corporate sabotage, The Horsemen – with new member Lula (Lizzy Caplan) – find themselves kidnapped and taken to Macau, where they are forced to steal for reclusive tech prodigy Walter Mabry (Daniel Radcliffe). Of course, The Horsemen are not going to take this lying down, and soon come up with a plan of their own. Continue reading

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Cannes Review – Café Society

In Hollywood of the 1930s, Bobby (Jesse Eisenberg) arrives in Hollywood with big dreams of working with his uncle Phil, who just so happens to be an agent to the stars. Although the dream of riches and fortune don’t come quickly, Bobby soon finds love – albeit unrequited – with his uncle’s secretary Vonnie (Kristen Stewart), who is in a relationship with a man who is already married. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Batman Vs Superman: Dawn of Justice

Batman (Ben Affleck) and Superman (Henry Cavill) face off in a fight sparked by the damage done to Wayne Enterprises during Superman’s fight to save the world from General Zod (Michael Shannon) in Man of Steel. Of course, things are not so simple, with Lex Luthor (Jesse Eisenberg) skewing the odds in an attempt to gain ultimate power and destroy Superman forever, and the world turning on their alien messiah after attacks on humans. As well as this, Wonder Woman (Gal Godot) is out to get a stolen photo back. Continue reading

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Cannes Review – Louder Than Bombs

Four years after the death of a famed war photographer (Isabelle Huppert), her family are still dealing with her death to varying degrees. When a New York Times journalist promises to write an article about the late photographer, revealing the truth about her death, the family is left to deal with the implications of the truth. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Night Moves

A group of environmentalists set out to destroy a dam, in the hope of waking consumers up from their product laced coma. Things take a turn, however, when their plan goes almost exactly according to plan. Continue reading

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One to Watch Movie Reviews – April 4th 2014

I choose One to Watch in Irish cinemas this week. This week’s movie includes doubles and a director to watch out for; can you guess what it is yet? Continue reading

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JDIFF Review – The Double

Simon (Jesse Eisenberg) is a young man, remarkable in his complete lack of remarkability. Simon works for a data processing company and is completely in love with his co-worker Hanna (Mia Wasikowska), but is probably never going to do anything about it. When James (Jesse Eisenberg) is transferred in from a sister branch, Simon’s carefully ordered life is thrown into chaos; this newcomer looks exactly like him, yet no-one seems to be able to see it. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Now You See Me

J. Daniel Atlas (Jesse Eisenberg), Merrit McKinney (Woody Harrelson), Henley Reeves (Isla Fisher) and Jack Wilder (Dave Franco) are magicians operating with limited success in their chosen fields. A mysterious stranger brings them together to form The Four Horsemen; a super group of magicians and illusionists, with a mission for justice. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – 30 Minutes or Less

Dwayne (Danny McBride) and Travis (Nick Swardson) need money, and they come up with a great idea; strap a bomb to the chest of hapless pizza guy Nick (Jesse Eisenberg) and force him to rob a bank. Ah the best laid plans… Continue reading

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