It’s 2 a.m. and you awake with a jerk, alone in your fully lit apartment and still on the couch. On TV, the credits of some movie you’ve already seen a billion times are scrolling by. It feels like rock bottom. And we know, because we’re just like you: single.
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It’s not like anyone ever accused the Academy Awards of having good timing, but even by their standards, putting out a major press release on a Friday—following the death of Michael Jackson—has to rank as a poor decision. Since you, like the rest of the developed world, probably missed it: The Read More
Ah, summer. Remember how endless those school-free months used to be?’s Adventureland, set in the late ’80s, nails that humid, crickets-chirping, restless feeling, revealed through the eyes of James (The Squid and the Whale’s Jesse Eisenberg), who finds out that his post-graduation Europe trip is off due to lack of funds and his graduate school Read More
If you’re one of the people who saw Twilight this weekend (and since the film grossed over $70 million dollars at the box office, chances are you did), then you’ve probably already seen the new trailer for Adventureland, Greg Mottola’s follow-up to Superbad. A nostalgic time capsule about a recent college graduate working Read More
Wednesday night we went to a Tribeca Film Festival discussion with Superbad director Greg Mottola, who’s since written and directed a comedy about working at an amusement park; it will be out later this year. Adventureland, named after the Long Island park where Mr. Mottola worked as a teenager, features The Squid and Read More