Posts Tagged ‘Jason Schwartzman’

The Overnight

It may essentially be one randy sketch stretched out to 79 minutes, but "The Overnight" carefully balances between goofiness and thoughtfulness.

5 Films the Academy Ignored: 2014’s Hidden Gems

The fourth film is Alex Ross Perry’s “Listen Up Philip.” Philip (Jason Schwartzman) is an egocentric novelist, thriving on his own debatable greatness, but rarely focusing on the consequences of his narcissistic actions. As his second novel is working its way through the publishing process, Philip grows more and more frustrated with his life in […]

Christoph Waltz and Amy Adams star as Walter and Margaret Keane in Tim Burton's "Big Eyes," distributed by The Weinstein Company.

Big Eyes

Disabuse yourself of the "automatic awards contender" notion, and simply enjoy this peppy, punchy, poignant and powerfully acted surprise from Tim Burton.

The Grand Budapest Hotel

After his last few misfires, Wes Anderson strikes gold with this elegant and enjoyable mix of European darkness and existential light.

Saving Mr. Banks

This look at the making of "Mary Poppins" is the charming confection you expect it might be, but here, spoonfuls of salt make the medicine go down.

Saving Mr. Banks

I wish there could have been a spoonful of magic while this movie and I traveled together.

Moonrise Kingdom

Twee filmmaker Wes Anderson treads over familiar ground, resulting in a stale and turgid addition to his menagerie.

Moonrise Kingdom

Wes Anderson's films are stylistic carbon copies of each other, merely swapping out storylines and characters. In "Moonrise Kingdom," affectations become a rut.