Posts tagged "Peter Sarsgaard"

UKJFF: Experimenter

Directed by Michael Almereyda Starring Peter Sarsgaard and Winona Ryder by Joanna Orland The subject matter of Experimenter is fascinating.  The film is an utter mess. Somehow this biopic of acclaimed Jewish psychologist Stanley Milgram is getting positive reviews, with some critics even declaring it as a smart, stylized biopic worthy of its subject.  Sure, […]

Night Moves

Night Moves Directed by Kelly Reichardt Starring Jesse Eisenberg, Dakota Fanning and Peter Sarsgaard by Joanna Orland Night Moves has a promising start as an ambient drama that is stylistically building its tension to a rather unsatisfying climax.  Exploring political issues through the means of environmental activism, this film never quite connects with its audience […]

Blue Jasmine

Directed by Woody Allen Starring Cate Blanchett, Alec Baldwin, Louis C.K., Peter Sarsgaard In UK Cinemas September 27th, 2013 by Joanna Orland Finally Woody Allen has once again made a Woody Allen film.  Blue Jasmine could have been made in Allen’s heyday as it’s a sharp-witted drama about a New York woman and her fragile […]


Starring Amanda Seyfried & Peter Sarsgaard Directed by Rob Epstein & Jeffrey Friedman In UK Cinemas August 23rd, 2013 by Susanna Jones As far as biopics go – Lovelace is definitely worth watching. It may not be a movie you’ll revisit over and over again but it is captivating, revealing, interesting and tastefully portrayed. For […]


by Joanna Orland Amanda Seyfried and Peter Sarsgaard star in the Linda Lovelace biopic Lovelace.  With Seyfried playing the title character and Sarsgaard her abusive husband, the film explores the true and tragic story of Linda, behind the scenes of her breakthrough pornographic film Deep Throat.  A tale of abuse, violence and pornography, Lovelace doesn’t […]