Posts tagged "Michael Cera"

Gloria Bell

Gloria Bell

Gloria Bell Directed by Sebastián Lelio Starring Julianne Moore, John Turturro, Michael Cera, Caren Pistorius, Brad Garrett, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Rita Wilson, Chris Mulkey, Sean Astin and Holland Taylor In UK Cinemas and On Curzon Home Cinema June 7th, 2019 by Joanna Orland When a director remakes one of their own films, you can’t help but […]

BFI London Film Festival: Person to Person

Person to Person

Person to Person Directed by Dustin Guy Defa Starring Abbi Jacobson, Michael Cera, Tavi Gevinson, Bene Coopersmith, George Sample III, Philip Baker Hall, Isiah Whitlock Jr., Michaela Watkins, Olivia Luccardi, Ben Rosenfield, Buddy Duress, Eleonore Hendricks, Benny Safdie, Marsha Stephanie Blake, Okieriete Onandowan, Brian Tyree Henry, Steve Urbanski, Craig Butta, Dakota O’Hara and David Zellner […]

The Lego Batman Movie

The Lego Batman Movie

The Lego Batman Movie Directed by Chris McKay Starring Will Arnett, Zach Galifianakis, Michael Cera, Rosario Dawson and Ralph Fiennes On UK DVD June 19th, 2017 Watch on iTunes by Richard Hamer It’s strange that it’s come to this: Five years ago, who’d have thought that a movie based on Lego bricks would not only […]

Berlinale: Sebastián Silva

SPOILER ALERT: Director Sebastián Silva reveals all about himself and Nasty Baby. by Joanna Orland As complex of a character that Sebastián Silva is, one thing that stands out with the director is his brutal honesty – in his work and in conversation.  He’s one of those lucky people whose mind works at a million […]

Arcade Fire: Here Comes The Night Time

To celebrate their new album Reflektor, Montreal band Arcade Fire have made the strangest Variety Show TV special imaginable. It features live performances from the band, plus bizarre and sometimes hilarious cames from Ben Stiller, Bono, Aziz Ansari, Michael Cera, James Franco, Zach Galifianakis and Bill Hader.  Have a watch:  

Youth in Revolt

Out in UK Cinemas February 5th by Joanna Orland Based on the Nick Twisp novel by C.D. Payne, Youth in Revolt sees Michael Cera playing Michael Cera in a predictable, yet highly entertaining Michael Cera vehicle. If you don’t like Michael Cera, don’t even bother seeing this film. This film is the epitome of a […]

Charlyne Yi Has Loose Lips

by Joanna Orland For the back story on the film Paper Heart, please read our film review – part of our Times BFI 53rd London Film Festival coverage. Charlyne Yi and Nick Jasenovec aren’t your typical Hollywoodites. They’ve come out with their first feature film and have found themselves flung into the spotlight. They remain […]

Nick & Norah’s Infinite Playlist

Out on DVD & Blu-Ray from June 22nd by Joanna Orland I love Michael Cera. There is nothing that can happen to change that for the time being. Even this film Nick & Norah’s Infinite Playlist. Michael Cera is playing Michael Cera and that is most enjoyable. Forget the loose plot, superficial two-dimensional characters and […]


by Joanna Orland Not named after a city in Alaska, or the Canadian music awards, Juno is about a teenaged girl (named Juno) who finds herself pregnant and decides to give the baby up for adoption. Juno is THE big hype of 2008 so far, nominated for awards left right and centre. Ellen Page in […]

Juno – TIFF


Features, Film | by — September 9, 2007

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by AP Jason Reitman’s new film “Juno” had its Canadian premiere September 8 at the Toronto International Film Festival. I really enjoyed Reitman’s “Thank You for Smoking” and short films, so I definitely wanted to see this one. Tickets were hard to come by – they sold out in advance ordering and I was only […]