Instagram influencer  Taylor (Elizabeth Olsen) and her unhinged stalker Ingrid (Aubrey Plaza) in ‘Ingrid Goes West’:   social media misquotations and mistranslations  pepper the movie

In television-land, the “sadcom” likely peaked sometime between Phoebe Waller-Bridge sobbing through the denouement of Fleabag and Sarah Lynn’s visit (...)

‘Top Gear’ presenters (from left to right): Chris Harris, Rory Reid, Sabine Schmitz, Chris Evans, Eddie Jordan and The Stig, during the launch of the new series of the show at Dunsfold Aerodrome in Surrey, England. Photograph: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire

Chris Evans has admitted to being scared while filming a segment for the new series of Top Gear that involved racing to the highest pub in South Afric(...)

The first thing that attendees of this year’s Cannes Festival saw on the screen was a logo for Amazon Studios. This marks a new adventure for the eve(...)

Jesse Eisenberg: “An astute observer of human delusion.” Photograph: Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images
The Jesse Eisenberg principle
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Jesse Eisenberg has a habit of using five sentences where one might do, unless it’s on the topic of moviemaking. Thankfully we’re discussing his de(...)

Muffled: Gabriel Byrne and Amy Ryan in Louder Than Bombs

Joachim Trier, Norwegian director of the piercing Oslo, August 31st, has made a film about somebody who is no longer here. This achingly tastef(...)

Context is everything. We think we know the “sort of person” who pays to see films by Kelly Reichardt. Since the critical success of Old Joy in 2006, (...)

Dakota Fanning and Jesse Eisenberg in Night Moves

In the new film Night Moves, three Oregon-based eco-warriors (played by Jesse Eisenberg, Dakota Fanning and Peter Sarsgaard) watch anxiously from a sm(...)

Rio 2

As this colourful sequel opens, Blu (Jesse Eisenberg), the domesticated Minnesota macaw hero of 2011’s Rio, (...)

The Double

Simon James (played by Jesse Eisenberg in a career best, surely?) is a socially awkward, cripplingly polite office wonk, whose innovations at work (...)

‘Ah-gav-eh, you say?” Richard Ayoade is evidently unfamiliar with the lower-carb, all-natural honey substitute that a Dublin establishment has serv(...)

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