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The Witch
23 March 2017

Film Review: The Witch

The Witch written and directed by Robert Eggers (Parts and Labor, RT Features, Rooks Nest Entertainment, R, 92 min) Starring Anya Taylor-Joy, Ralph Ineson, Kate Dickie…

Spotlight
16 March 2017

Film Review: Spotlight

Spotlight written and directed by Tom McCarthy (Participant Media, First Look Media, Anonymous Content, R, 128 min) Starring Mark Ruffalo, Michael Keaton, Rachel McAda…

04 February 2017

Film Review: Minimalism

Minimalism: A Documentary About Important Things directed by Matt D’Avella (Catalyst, NR, 79 min) Starring Dan Harris and Joshua Becker…

Prisoner by Ryan Adams
02 February 2017

The Playlist: Prisoner

Prisoner by Ryan Adams (PaxAmericana, 2017…

La La Land
31 January 2017

Film Review: La La Land

La La Land written and directed by Damien Chazelle (Black Label Media, Gilbert Films, Impostor Pictures, PG-13, 128 min) Starring Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone…

Green Room
04 January 2017

Film Review: Green Room

Green Room written and directed by Jeremy Saulnier (A24, Broad Green Pictures, Film Science, R, 95 min) Starring Anton Yelchin, Joe Cole, Alia Shawkat, Callum Turner, …

Manchester by the Sea
13 December 2016

Film Review: Manchester by the Sea

Manchester by the Sea written and directed by Kenneth Lonergan (Affleck/Middleton Project, B Story, Big Indie Pictures, R, 137 min) Starring Casey Affleck, Kyle Chandl…

Arrival
07 December 2016

Film Review: Arrival

Arrival written by Eric Heisserer, directed by Denis Villeneuve (21 Laps Entertainment, FilmNation Entertainment, Lava Bear Films, PG-13, 116 min) Starring Amy Adams, …

Brooklyn
23 October 2016

Film Review: Brooklyn

Brooklyn written by Nick Hornby, directed by John Crowley (Wildgaze Films, BBC Films, Parallel Film Productions, PG-13, 117 min) Starring Saoirse Ronan, Emory Conan, J…

The Revenant
19 October 2016

Film Review: The Revenant

The Revenant written by Mark L…

The Big Short
27 July 2016

Film Review: The Big Short

The Big Short written by Charles Randolph and Adam McKay, directed by Adam McKay (Plan B Entertainment, Regency Enterprises, R, 130 min) Starring Ryan Gosling, Christi…

OJ Made in America
21 June 2016

Film Review: O.J.: Made in America

O.J.: Made in America directed by Ezra Edelman (ESPN Films, Laylow Films, 464 minutes) Starring O.J. Simpson, A.C. Cowlings, Ron Shipp, Marcia Clarke, Gil Garcetti, F…

23 January 2016

Film Review: Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Star Wars: The Force Awakens written and directed by J. J…

Inside Out
31 December 2015

Film Review: Inside Out

Inside Out written and directed by Pete Docter and Ronnie Del Carmen (Walt Disney Pictures, Pixar Animation Studios, PG, 95 min) Starring Amy Poehler, Phyllis Smith, R…

Jurassic World
30 November 2015

Film Review: Jurassic World

Jurassic World written by Rick Jaffa and Amanda Silver and directed by Colin Trevorrow (Universal Pictures, Amblin Entertainment, Legendary Pictures, PG-13, 124 min) S…

08 November 2015

Film Review: Cake

Cake written by Patrick Tobin and directed by Daniel Barnz (Cinelou Films, Echo Films, We’re Not Brothers Productions, R, 102 min) Starring Jennifer Aniston, Adriana…

Interstellar
18 August 2015

Film Review: Interstellar

Interstellar written by Jonathan Nolan and Christopher Nolan and directed by Christopher Nolan (Paramount Pictures, Warner Bros…

04 July 2015

Film Review: Inherent Vice

Inherent Vice written and directed by Paul Thomas Anderson (Ghoulardi Film Company, IAC Films, Warner Bros…

The Imitation Game
13 June 2015

Film Review: The Imitation Game

The Imitation Game written by Graham Moore and directed by Morten Tyldum (The Weinstein Company, Black Bear Pictures, Bristol Automotive, PG-13, 114 min) Starring Bene…

Whiplash
11 March 2015

Film Review: Whiplash

Whiplash written and directed by Damien Chazelle (Bold Films, Blumhouse Productions, Right of Way Films, R, 107 min) Starring Miles Teller, J.K…

Nightcrawler
25 February 2015

Film Review: Nightcrawler

Nightcrawler written and directed by Dan Gilroy (Bold Films, Open Road Productions, R, 117 min) Starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Bill Paxton, Rene Russo, and Riz Ahmed…

The Theory of Everything
24 February 2015

Film Review: The Theory of Everything

The Theory of Everything written by Anthony McCarten, directed by James Marsh (Working Title, StudioCanal, Focus Features, Universal Pictures, PG-13, 123 min) Starring…

The Skeleton Twins
15 February 2015

Film Review: The Skeleton Twins

Skeleton Twins written and directed by Craig Johnson (Duplass Brothers Productions, Venture Forth, Roadside Attractions, R, 93 min) Starring Bill Hader, Kristen Wiig, …

The Immigrant
11 February 2015

Film Review: The Immigrant

The Immigrant written and directed by James Gray (Keep Your Head, Kingsgate Films, Worldview Entertainment, R, 120 min) Starring Marion Cotillard, Joaquin Phoenix, and…

Birdman
02 February 2015

Film Review: Birdman

Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) written by Alejandro González Iñárritu and Nicolás Giacobone, directed by Alejandro González Iñárritu (New Regen…

Under The Skin
27 January 2015

Film Review: Under the Skin

Under the Skin written by Walter Campbell and Jonathan Glazer, directed by Jonathan Glazer (Film4, British Film Institute, Silver Reel, R, 108 min) Starring Scarlett J…

Boyhood
15 January 2015

Film Review: Boyhood

Boyhood written and directed by Richard Linklater (IFC Productions, Detour Filmproduction, R, 149 min) Starring Ellar Coltrane, Patricia Arquette, Lorelei Linklater, a…

18 December 2014

Film Review: Snowpiercer

Snowpiercer written by Joon-ho Bong and Kelly Masterson, directed by Joon-ho Bong (SnowPiercer, Moho Film, Opus Pictures, R, 126 min) Starring Chris Evans, Kang-ho Son…

The Grand Budapest Hotel
06 December 2014

Film Review: The Grand Budapest Hotel

The Grand Budapest Hotel written and directed by Wes Anderson (Scott Rudin Productions, Indian Paintbrush, Studio Babelsberg, R, 100 min) Starring Ralph Fiennes, F…

Gone Girl
28 November 2014

Film Review: Gone Girl

Gone Girl written by Gillian Flynn, directed by David Fincher (20th Century Fox, Regency Enterprises, TSG Entertainment, R, 149 min) Starring Ben Affleck, Rosamund Pik…

Rush
05 October 2014

Film Review: Rush

Rush written by Peter Morgan, directed by Ron Howard (Exclusive Media Group, Cross Creek Pictures, Imagine Entertainment, R, 123 min) Starring Chris Hemsworth, Daniel …

Noah Film Review
13 September 2014

Film Review: Noah

Noah written by Darren Aronofsky and Ari Handel, directed by Darren Aronofsky (Paramount Pictures, Regency Enterprises, Protozoa Pictures, PG-13, 138 min) Starring Rus…

Nebraska
26 August 2014

Film Review: Nebraska

Nebraska written by Bob Nelson, directed by Alexander Payne (Paramount Vantage, FilmNation Entertainment, Blue Lake Media Fund, R, 115 min) Starring Bruce Dern, Will F…

The Counselor
13 July 2014

Film Review: The Counselor

The Counselor written by Cormac McCarthy, directed by Ridley Scott (Fox 2000 Pictures, Scott Free Productions, Nick Wechsler Productions, R, 117 min) Starring Michael …

The Wolf of Wall Street
29 April 2014

Film Review: The Wolf of Wall Street

The Wolf of Wall Street written by Terence Winter, directed by Martin Scorsese (Paramount Pictures, Red Granite Pictures, Appian Way, R, 180 min) Starring Leonardo DiC…

Dallas Buyers Club
29 March 2014

Film Review: Dallas Buyers Club

Dallas Buyers Club written by Craig Borten and Melisa Wallack, directed by Jean-Marc Vallée (Voltage Pictures, Truth Entertainment, Focus Features, R, 117 min) Starri…

Inside Llewyn Davis
18 March 2014

Film Review: Inside Llewyn Davis

Inside Llewyn Davis written and directed by Joel and Ethan Coen (CBS Films, StudioCanal, Anton Capital Entertainment, R, 104 min) Starring Oscar Isaac, Carey Mulligan,…

Enough Said
09 March 2014

Film Review: Enough Said

Enough Said written and directed by Nicole Holofcener (Fox Searchlight Pictures, Likely Story, PG-13, 93 min) Starring Julia Louis-Dreyfus, James Gandolfini, Toni Coll…

Her by Spike Jonze
27 January 2014

Film Review: Her

Her written and directed by Spike Jonze (Annapurna Pictures, Warner Bros…

American Hustle
29 December 2013

Film Review: American Hustle

American Hustle written by Eric Singer and David O. Russell, directed by David O…

21 December 2013

Film Review: Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues

Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues written by Will Ferrell and Adam McKay, directed by Adam McKay (Paramount Pictures, Apatow Productions, Gary Sanchez Producti…

This Is the End
21 December 2013

Film Review: This Is the End

This Is the End written and directed by Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg (Columbia Pictures, Point Grey Pictures, Mandate Pictures, R, 107 minutes) Starring Seth Rogen, Ja…

The Way Way Back
10 December 2013

Film Review: The Way Way Back

The Way Way Back written and directed by Nat Faxon and Jim Rash (Sycamore Pictures, The Walsh Company, OddLot Entertainment, PG-13, 103 min) Starring Steve Carell, Ton…

Ender's Game
16 November 2013

Film Review: Ender’s Game

Ender’s Game written by Gavin Hood (screenplay) and Orson Scott Card (based on the book Ender’s Game by), directed by Gavin Hood (Summit Entertainme…

The Impossible
28 October 2013

Film Review: The Impossible

The Impossible written by Sergio G. Sánchez and María Belón, directed by J.A…

07 October 2013

Guest Film Review: Gravity

Gravity written and directed by Alfonso Cuarón (Warner Bros…

Cloud Atlas
24 June 2013

Film Review: Cloud Atlas

Cloud Atlas written and directed by Lana and Andy Wachowski and Tom Tykwer (Cloud Atlas Productions, X-Filme Creative Pool, Anarchos Production, Warner Bros…

22 June 2013

Film Review: Man of Steel

Man of Steel written by David S. Goyer and directed by Zack Snyder (Warner Bros…

Searching for Sugar Man
08 April 2013

Film Review: Searching for Sugar Man

Searching for Sugar Man written and directed by Malik Bendjelloul (Red Box Films, Passion Pictures, Canfield Pictures, PG-13, 86 minutes) Starring Sixto Rodriguez and …

21 March 2013

Film Review: Dark Shadows

Dark Shadows  written by Seth Grahame-Smith (screenplay) and John August(story), directed by Tim Burton (Warner Bros…

21 March 2013

Film Review:Wreck-It Ralph

Wreck-It Ralph written and directed by Rich Moore (Walt Disney Animation Studios, PG, 108 minutes) Starring John C…

18 March 2013

Film Review: Life of Pi

Life of Pi written by David Magee (screenplay) and Yann Martel (novel), directed by Ang Lee (Fox 2000 Pictures, Haishang Films, Rhythm and Hues, PG, 127 minut…

14 March 2013

Film Review: The Master

The Master written and directed by Paul Thomas Anderson (The Weinstein Company, Ghoulardi Film Company, Annapurna Pictures, R, 144 minutes) Starring Joaquin Phoenix, P…

27 February 2013

Film Review: Ted

Ted written and directed by Seth MacFarlane (Universal Pictures,  Media Rights Capital,  Fuzzy Door Productions, R, 106 min) Starring Mark Wahlberg, Mila Kuni…

26 February 2013

Film Review: The Perks of Being a Wallflower

The Perks of Being a Wallflower written and directed by Stephen Chbosky (Summit Entertainment, Mr…

20 February 2013

Film Review: Argo

Argo directed by Ben Affleck, written by Chris Terrio and Tony Mendez (Warner Bros…

17 February 2013

Film Review: To Rome with Love

To Rome With Love directed and written by Woody Allen (Medusa Film, Gravier Productions, Perdido Productions, R, 112 minutes) Starring Woody Allen, Alec Baldwin, Rober…

29 January 2013

Film Review: A Good Year

A Good Year directed by Ridley Scott , written by Marc Klein (screenplay) and Peter Mayle (novel) (Fox 2000 Pictures and Scott Free Productions, PG-13, 117 mi…

28 January 2013

Film Review: Beasts of the Southern Wild

Beasts of the Southern Wild directed by Benh Zeitlin, written by Lucy Alibar and Benh Zeitlin (Journeyman Pictures, Cinereach, Court 13 Pictures, and Fox Searchlight P…

27 January 2013

Film Review: Django Unchained

Django Unchained directed and written by Quentin Tarantino (The Weinstein Company, Columbia Pictures, and Brown 26 Productions, R, 165 minutes) Starring Jamie Foxx, Ch…

21 January 2013

Film Review: Zero Dark Thirty

Zero Dark Thirty directed by Kathryn Bigelow and written by Mark Boal (Annapurna Pictures, Columbia Pictures, Alliance Films, R, 157 minutes) Starring Jessica Chastain…

17 January 2013

Film Review: Bernie

Bernie written and directed by Richard Linklater (Castle Rock Entertainment, Collins House Productions, Deep Freeze Productions, PG-13, 104 min) Starring Jack Black, S…

05 January 2013

Film Review: Les Misérables

Les Misérables written by Claude-Michel Schönberg and Alain Boublil, directed by Tom Hooper (Working Title Films, Cameron Mackintosh Ltd…

03 January 2013

Film Review: Total Recall

Total Recall written by Kurt Wimmer and Mark Bomback, directed by Len Wiseman (Total Recall, Original Film, and Rekall Productions, R, 118 minutes) Starring Co…

30 December 2012

Film Review: Silver Linings Playbook

Silver Linings Playbook written and directed by David O…

17 December 2012

Film Review: Jiro Dreams of Sushi

Jiro Dreams of Sushi directed by David Gelb (Preferred Content and Sundial Pictures, PG, 81 minutes) Starring Jiro Ono and Yoshikazu Ono…

11 December 2012

Film Review: Lincoln

Lincoln written by Tony Kushner and Doris Kearns Goodwin, directed by Steven Spielberg (DreamWorks Pictures, Twentieth Century Fox, Reliance Entertainment, PG-13, 150 …

17 November 2012

Film Review: Brave

Brave written and directed by Mark Andrews and Brenda Chapman (Walt Disney Pictures, Pixar Animation Studios, PG, 93 minutes) Starring Kelly Macdonald, Billy Con…

16 November 2012

Film Discussion: Skyfall

Skyfall written by Neal Purvis, Robert Wade, and John Logan; directed by Sam Mendes (MGM, Danjaq, and Eon Productions, PG-13, 143 minutes) Starring Daniel Craig, Judi …

04 November 2012

Film Review: Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter

Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter written by Seth Grahame-Smith, directed by Timur Bekmambetov (Abraham Productions, Bazelevs Production, Tim Burton Productions, R, 1…

16 October 2012

Film Review: Arbitrage

Arbitrage written and directed by Nicholas Jarecki(Green Room Films, Treehouse Pictures, and Parlay Films, R, 107 minutes) Starring Richard Gere, Susan Sarandon, Tim …

08 October 2012

Film Review: Looper

Looper written and directed by Rian Johnson (DMG Entertainment, Endgame Entertainment, and FilmDistrict, R, 118 minutes) Starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Bruce Willis, E…

10 August 2012

Film Review: The Damned United

The Damned United directed by Tom Hooper; written by Peter Morgan and David Peace (Columbia Pictures, BBC Films, Screen Yorkshire, R, 98 minutes) Starring Michael Shee…

31 July 2012

Film Review: The Dark Knight Rises

The Dark Knight Rises directed by Christopher Nolan; written by Johnathan Nolan, Christopher Nolan, and David Goyer (Warner Bros…

05 July 2012

Film Review: Moonrise Kingdom

Moonrise Kingdom directed by Wes Anderson; written by Wes Anderson and Roman Coppola (Focus Features, Indian Paintbrush, American Empirical Pictures, Moonrise, PG-13, …

28 June 2012

Film Review: Prometheus

Prometheus directed by Ridley Scott; written by Jon Spaihts and Damon Lindelof (Brandywine Productions, Dune Entertainment, Scott Free Productions, R, 124 minutes) Sta…

19 June 2012

Film Review: Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close

Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close directed by Stephen Daldry; written by Eric Roth and Jonathan Safran Foer (Paramount Pictures, Scott Rudin Pictures, and Warner B…

01 June 2012

Film Review: Young Adult

Young Adult directed by Jason Reitman written by  Diablo Cody ( (Paramount Pictures, Denver and Delilah Productions, and Indian Paintbrush, R 94 Minutes)  Starrin…

18 May 2012

Film Review: The Five-Year Engagement

The Five-Year Engagement directed by Nicholas Stoller (Apatow Productions, R, 124 minutes) Starring Jason Segel, Emily Blunt, Chris Pratt, and Alison Brie…

09 May 2012

Film Review: Candyman

Candyman: The David Klein Story directed by Costa Botes (Lion Pine Productions & Picnic Productions, NR…

02 May 2012

Film Review: My Week with Marilyn

My Week with Marilyn directed by Simon Curtis (The Weinstein Company, BBC Films, and Lipsync Productions, R, 99 minutes) Starring Michelle Williams, Eddie Redmayne, Ke…

18 April 2012

Film Review: Being Elmo

Being Elmo: A Puppeteer’s Journey directed by Constance Marks (Constance Marks Productions, PG, 80 minutes) Starring Kevin Clash…

22 March 2012

Film Review: Hugo

Hugo directed by Martin Scorsese (Paramount Pictures, GK Films, Infinitum Nihil, PG, 126 minutes) Starring Ben Kingsley, Sacha Baron Cohen, Asa Butterfield, Chloё Gra…

19 March 2012

Film Review: The Joneses

The Joneses directed by Derrick Borte (Echo Lake Productions, Premiere Picture, R, 96 minutes) Starring: Demi Moore, David Duchovny, Amber Heard, Ben Hollingsworth, Ga…

16 February 2012

Film Review: The Artist

The Artist directed by Michel Hazanavicius (La Petite Reine, La Classe Américaine, JD Prod, PG-13, 100 minutes) Starring Jean Dujardin, Bérénice Bejo, and John Good…

15 February 2012

Film Review: Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy

Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy directed by Tomas Alfredson (Focus Features, R, 128 minutes) Starring Gary Oldman and Colin Firth…

13 February 2012

Film Review: The Help

The Help directed by Tate Taylor (Dreamworks SKG, Reliance Entertainment, Participant Media, PG-13, 146 minutes) Starring Emma Stone, Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer, and…

08 February 2012

Film Review: Limitless

Limitless directed by Neil Burger (Relativity Media, Virgin Produced, PG-13, 105 minutes) Starring Bradley Cooper, Robert De Niro, and Abbie Cornish…

01 February 2012

Guest Film Review: The Grey

The Grey directed by Joe Carnahan (Open Road Films, R, 117 minutes) Starring Liam Neeson, Dermont Mulroney, and Frank Grillo “Dealing” with Death Many films in rec…

26 January 2012

Film Review: Sin Nombre

Sin Nombre directed by Cary Fukunaga (Scion Films, Canana Films, and Creando Films, R, 96 min) Starring Paulina Gaitan, Edgar Flores, and Kristian Ferrer…

25 January 2012

Film Review: Exit Through The Gift Shop

Exit Through the Gift Shop directed by Banksy (Paranoid Pictures, Revolver Entertainment, R, 87 minutes) Starring: Thierry Guetta, Banksy, Shepherd Fairey, Invader Gr…

10 January 2012

Film Review: The Descendants

The Descendants directed by Alexander Payne (Ad Hominem Enterprises, R, 115 minutes) Starring George Clooney, Shailene Woodley, and Amara Miller…

02 January 2012

Film Review: Midnight in Paris

Midnight in Paris directed by Woody Allen (Gravier Productions, Mediapro, Televisió de Catalunya, PG-13, 94 minutes) Starring Owen Wilson, Rachel McAdams, Kathy Bates…

29 December 2011

Film Review: Senna

Senna directed by Asif Kapadia (Universal Pictures, Studio Canal, and Working Title Films, PG-13, 106 minutes) Starring Ayrton Senna, Alain Prost, Frank Williams, and …

23 December 2011

Film Review: Margin Call

Margin Call directed by J…

15 December 2011

Film Review: Red State

Red State directed by Kevin Smith (The Harvey Boys and NVSH Productions, R, 88 minutes) Starring Michael Parks, Melissa Leo, and John Goodman…

27 November 2011

Film Review: Visioneers

Visioneers directed by Jared Drake (Fireside Film and Mayfly Films, R, 94 minutes) Starring Zach Galifianakis, Judy Greer, and Mía Maestro…

25 November 2011

Guest Film Review: In Time

In Time directed by Andrew Niccol (Regency Enterprises, New Regency Pictures, Strike Entertainment, PG-13, 109 minutes) Starring Justin Timberlake, Amanda Seyfried, an…

14 October 2011

Film Review: Inglourious Basterds

Inglourious Basterds directed by Quentin Tarantino (Universal Pictures, Weinstein Company, A Band Apart, R, 153 minutes) Starring Brad Pitt, Diane Kruger, Eli Roth, M…

16 September 2011

Film Review: Paul

Paul directed by Greg Mottola (Universal Pictures, Relativity Media, Working Title Films, R, 104 minutes) Starring Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, Seth Rogen, and Kristen Wii…

05 August 2011

Film Review: Rabbit Hole

Rabbit Hole directed by John Cameron Mitchell (Olympus Pictures, Blossom Films, and Odd Lot Entertainment, PG-13, 91 minutes) Starring Nicole Kidman, Aaron Eckhart, an…

18 July 2011

Film Review: The Tree of Life

The Tree of Life directed by Terrence Malick (Cottonwood Pictures, Plan B Entertainment, and River Road Entertainment, PG-13, 139 minutes) Starring Brad Pitt, Sean Pen…

11 July 2011

Film Review: Super 8

Super 8 directed by J.J. Abrams (Amblin Entertainment, Bad Robot, and Paramount Pictures, PG-13…

05 July 2011

Film Review: Blue Valentine

Blue Valentine directed by Derek Cianfrance (Hunting Lane Films and Silverwood Films, rated R. 112 minutes) Starring Ryan Gosling and Michelle Williams…

12 February 2011

Film Review: The Social Network

I finally watched the Social Network last night. I think it is a pretty good movie but not a masterpiece by any stretch of the imagination…

15 December 2010

Film Review: Black Swan

Black Swan directed by Darren Aronofsky (Fox Searchlight Pictures, Protozoa Pictures, and Phoenix Pictures, R, 108 minutes…

30 November 2010

Film Review: The Last Station

The Last Station directed by Michael Hoffman (Egoli Tossell Film and Zephyr Films, R for strong sexual content, 112 minutes) Starring Helen Mirren, James McAvoy, and C…

15 October 2010

Film Review: The Town

The Town directed by Ben Affleck (Warner Bros. and Legendary Pictures, R, 125 minutes) Starring Ben Affleck, Rebecca Hall, John Hamm, and Jeremy Renner…

19 August 2010

Film Review: It Might Get Loud

It Might Get Loud directed by Davis Guggenheim (Thomas Tull productions and Sony Pictures Classics, NR, 98 minutes) Starring Jimmy Page, The Edge, and Jack White Every…

06 August 2010

Film Review: Sherlock Holmes

Sherlock Holmes directed by Guy Ritchie; Warner Home Video, 128 minutes. Starring Robert Downey, Jr., Jude Law, Rachael McAdams, and Mark Strong…

14 July 2010

Film Review: Paper Heart

Paper Heart directed by Nicholas Jasenovec. Starring Charlyne Yi, Michael Cera, and Nicholas Jasenovec…