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For the Love of Film...

Welcome to my review website. I love movies, and here’s the place I talk about them. You’ll find my ratings, on a scale of zero to five stars, in all of my posts. For each film, I’ve written either a full critique, which is a longer piece; a compact review, which is usually just a paragraph; or a quick take, which is only a sentence or two. I also post articles about the world of cinema on my film blog.

In the Comments section on each page, feel free to share your own thoughts and feelings about the films discussed here.

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Adventureland

Adventureland

This angst-ridden, young-adult, alleged comedy lacks both heart and humor, though it’s clearly aiming for both. Youthful stars Jesse Eisenberg and Kristen Stewart aren’t really bad, but they are not served well by either the choppy script or the clumsy direction. For a better film in this genre, try last year’s Nick and Nora’s Infinite Playlist.

*½ (out of *****)

©2018 David R. George III


2009 • 1 HOUR, 47 MINUTES
MIRAMAX • SIDNEY KIMMEL ENTERTAINMENT • THIS IS THAT PRODUCTIONS

STARRING
• JESSE EISENBERGKRISTEN STEWART

ALSO STARRING
• MARTIN STARRBILL HADERKRISTEN WIIGMARGARITA LEVIEVARYAN REYNOLDS

WRITTEN & DIRECTED BY
• GREG MOTTOLA

NO 2009 ACADEMY AWARD NOMINATIONS

Hura Gâru [Hula Girls]

Hura Gâru [Hula Girls]

District 9

District 9