Jesse Eisenberg adds sinister humor to Lex Luthor in ‘Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice’

Academy Award-nominee for his portrayal of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg in “The Social Network,” Jesse Eisenberg plays one of the most fascinating anti-heroes in cinema – Lex Luthor, in Warner Bros. Pictures’ new action-adventure “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.” Eisenberg infuses the character with a very sinister humor, one that arises from an illogicalContinue reading “Jesse Eisenberg adds sinister humor to Lex Luthor in ‘Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice’”

‘American Ultra’ mashes up comedy with violence, romance

L.A. Weekly describes it as “A bloody valentine attached to a bomb. It’s violent, brash, inventive and horrific, and perhaps the most romantic film of the year.” Boston Globe calls its stars Jesse Eisenberg and Kristen Stewart, “Tender, forgiving, and sexy, they’re the hottest couple on screen at the moment.” They’re talking about Buena VistaContinue reading “‘American Ultra’ mashes up comedy with violence, romance”

Jesse Eisenberg plays stone assassin in ‘American Ultra’

Oscar-nominated young actor Jesse Eisenberg, whose previous roles have included “Now You See Me,” “The Social Network,” and “Zombieland,” was the filmmakers’ first choice to play the slacker-turned-superspy in the intriguing thriller American Ultra. In the film, a stoner and his girlfriend’s sleepy, small-town existence is disrupted when his past comes back to haunt himContinue reading “Jesse Eisenberg plays stone assassin in ‘American Ultra’”