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"With a keen affection for his formative years, filmmaker Greg Mottola has crafted a funny and spunky amusement....Eisenberg is perfect as an intelligent and naive grad....Kristen Stewart is similarly sympathetic..."Hollywood Reporter 3 stars out of 4 -- "Director Greg Mottola, who made the rather wonderful SUPERBAD, is back now with a sweeter story, more quietly funny....[The actors] make ADVENTURELAND more real and more touching than it may sound."Chicago Sun-Times "[With] a talented cast led by Jesse Eisenberg and Kristen Stewart and a potent soundtrack....Engaging, bittersweet and even fun....ADVENTURELAND's recognizable satisfactions feel well earned."Los Angeles Times "ADVENTURELAND re-creates its era superbly....Eisenberg is excellent....He is a carnival of complex emotions."USA Today "[T]he story of a young man's coming of age never gets old, at least when it is told with the kind of sweetness and intelligence ADVENTURELAND displays."New York Times "Mottola, the director of SUPERBAD, works with rare feeling and flow. He shows every bit as loving and pinpoint-perfect an observational eye for the late '80s as George Lucas did for the end of the greaser era in AMERICAN GRAFFITI." -- Grade: A-Entertainment Weekly 3 stars out of 5 -- "Poignant, funny and touching....As a snapshot of a particular place, time and sensibility, ADVENTURELAND almost cannot help but succeed -- from the pitch-perfect '80s soundtrack to such gleefully entertaining supporting characters as Margerita Levieva's Lisa P..."Box Office "[ADVENTURELAND] sets the goofiness of extended adolescence against the sadness of being adrift in the adult world. There's no shortage of felicitous lines or interesting performances..."Wall Street Journal "Thanks to an exceptionally deft touch, Mottola manages to capture the absurdity and anguish of young adulthood, while never sacrificing meaning on the altar of crude humor."Washington Post Stewart proves that her new starpower is grounded in actual acting ability.Movieline "The writer-director blends sassy and sad in the style of his 1996 debut, THE DAYTRIPPERS....Eisenberg and Stewart bring delicate emotion to their roles..."Rolling Stone "Jesse Eisenberg anchors the film nicely...but FREAKS AND GEEKS' Martin Starr steals the show as his hilariously sardonic booth-mate..."A.V. Club 4 stars out of 5 -- Mottolas period piece is smartly observed, witty and well-acted, with recognisable characters we actually care about.Total Film Included in Entertainment Weekly's "The Best Films Of The Year" -- "Eisenberg proves a true star..."Entertainment Weekly 4 stars out of 5 -- "A wry, soulful teen romance with contemporary comedy elements intact....The surface humour is great..."Uncut58.92764

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3 stars out of 4 -- "Director Greg Mottola, who made the rather wonderful SUPERBAD, is back now with a sweeter story, more quietly funny....[The actors] make ADVENTURELAND more real and more touching than it may sound."Chicago Sun-Times "ADVENTURELAND re-creates its era superbly....Eisenberg is excellent....He is a carnival of complex emotions."USA Today "[T]he story of a young man's coming of age never gets old, at least when it is told with the kind of sweetness and intelligence ADVENTURELAND displays."New York Times "[With] a talented cast led by Jesse Eisenberg and Kristen Stewart and a potent soundtrack....Engaging, bittersweet and even fun....ADVENTURELAND's recognizable satisfactions feel well earned."Los Angeles Times "Mottola, the director of SUPERBAD, works with rare feeling and flow. He shows every bit as loving and pinpoint-perfect an observational eye for the late '80s as George Lucas did for the end of the greaser era in AMERICAN GRAFFITI." -- Grade: A-Entertainment Weekly 3 stars out of 5 -- "Poignant, funny and touching....As a snapshot of a particular place, time and sensibility, ADVENTURELAND almost cannot help but succeed -- from the pitch-perfect '80s soundtrack to such gleefully entertaining supporting characters as Margerita Levieva's Lisa P..."Box Office "Thanks to an exceptionally deft touch, Mottola manages to capture the absurdity and anguish of young adulthood, while never sacrificing meaning on the altar of crude humor."Washington Post "With a keen affection for his formative years, filmmaker Greg Mottola has crafted a funny and spunky amusement....Eisenberg is perfect as an intelligent and naive grad....Kristen Stewart is similarly sympathetic..."Hollywood Reporter "[ADVENTURELAND] sets the goofiness of extended adolescence against the sadness of being adrift in the adult world. There's no shortage of felicitous lines or interesting performances..."Wall Street Journal Stewart proves that her new starpower is grounded in actual acting ability.Movieline "The writer-director blends sassy and sad in the style of his 1996 debut, THE DAYTRIPPERS....Eisenberg and Stewart bring delicate emotion to their roles..."Rolling Stone "Jesse Eisenberg anchors the film nicely...but FREAKS AND GEEKS' Martin Starr steals the show as his hilariously sardonic booth-mate..."A.V. Club 4 stars out of 5 -- Mottolas period piece is smartly observed, witty and well-acted, with recognisable characters we actually care about.Total Film Included in Entertainment Weekly's "The Best Films Of The Year" -- "Eisenberg proves a true star..."Entertainment Weekly 4 stars out of 5 -- "A wry, soulful teen romance with contemporary comedy elements intact....The surface humour is great..."Uncut58.92764

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"With a keen affection for his formative years, filmmaker Greg Mottola has crafted a funny and spunky amusement....Eisenberg is perfect as an intelligent and naive grad....Kristen Stewart is similarly sympathetic..."Hollywood Reporter 3 stars out of 4 -- "Director Greg Mottola, who made the rather wonderful SUPERBAD, is back now with a sweeter story, more quietly funny....[The actors] make ADVENTURELAND more real and more touching than it may sound."Chicago Sun-Times "[With] a talented cast led by Jesse Eisenberg and Kristen Stewart and a potent soundtrack....Engaging, bittersweet and even fun....ADVENTURELAND's recognizable satisfactions feel well earned."Los Angeles Times "ADVENTURELAND re-creates its era superbly....Eisenberg is excellent....He is a carnival of complex emotions."USA Today "[T]he story of a young man's coming of age never gets old, at least when it is told with the kind of sweetness and intelligence ADVENTURELAND displays."New York Times "Mottola, the director of SUPERBAD, works with rare feeling and flow. He shows every bit as loving and pinpoint-perfect an observational eye for the late '80s as George Lucas did for the end of the greaser era in AMERICAN GRAFFITI." -- Grade: A-Entertainment Weekly 3 stars out of 5 -- "Poignant, funny and touching....As a snapshot of a particular place, time and sensibility, ADVENTURELAND almost cannot help but succeed -- from the pitch-perfect '80s soundtrack to such gleefully entertaining supporting characters as Margerita Levieva's Lisa P..."Box Office "[ADVENTURELAND] sets the goofiness of extended adolescence against the sadness of being adrift in the adult world. There's no shortage of felicitous lines or interesting performances..."Wall Street Journal "Thanks to an exceptionally deft touch, Mottola manages to capture the absurdity and anguish of young adulthood, while never sacrificing meaning on the altar of crude humor."Washington Post Stewart proves that her new starpower is grounded in actual acting ability.Movieline "The writer-director blends sassy and sad in the style of his 1996 debut, THE DAYTRIPPERS....Eisenberg and Stewart bring delicate emotion to their roles..."Rolling Stone "Jesse Eisenberg anchors the film nicely...but FREAKS AND GEEKS' Martin Starr steals the show as his hilariously sardonic booth-mate..."A.V. Club 4 stars out of 5 -- Mottolas period piece is smartly observed, witty and well-acted, with recognisable characters we actually care about.Total Film Included in Entertainment Weekly's "The Best Films Of The Year" -- "Eisenberg proves a true star..."Entertainment Weekly 4 stars out of 5 -- "A wry, soulful teen romance with contemporary comedy elements intact....The surface humour is great..."Uncut58.92764

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3 stars out of 4 -- "Director Greg Mottola, who made the rather wonderful SUPERBAD, is back now with a sweeter story, more quietly funny....[The actors] make ADVENTURELAND more real and more touching than it may sound."Chicago Sun-Times "ADVENTURELAND re-creates its era superbly....Eisenberg is excellent....He is a carnival of complex emotions."USA Today "[T]he story of a young man's coming of age never gets old, at least when it is told with the kind of sweetness and intelligence ADVENTURELAND displays."New York Times "[With] a talented cast led by Jesse Eisenberg and Kristen Stewart and a potent soundtrack....Engaging, bittersweet and even fun....ADVENTURELAND's recognizable satisfactions feel well earned."Los Angeles Times "Mottola, the director of SUPERBAD, works with rare feeling and flow. He shows every bit as loving and pinpoint-perfect an observational eye for the late '80s as George Lucas did for the end of the greaser era in AMERICAN GRAFFITI." -- Grade: A-Entertainment Weekly 3 stars out of 5 -- "Poignant, funny and touching....As a snapshot of a particular place, time and sensibility, ADVENTURELAND almost cannot help but succeed -- from the pitch-perfect '80s soundtrack to such gleefully entertaining supporting characters as Margerita Levieva's Lisa P..."Box Office "Thanks to an exceptionally deft touch, Mottola manages to capture the absurdity and anguish of young adulthood, while never sacrificing meaning on the altar of crude humor."Washington Post "With a keen affection for his formative years, filmmaker Greg Mottola has crafted a funny and spunky amusement....Eisenberg is perfect as an intelligent and naive grad....Kristen Stewart is similarly sympathetic..."Hollywood Reporter "[ADVENTURELAND] sets the goofiness of extended adolescence against the sadness of being adrift in the adult world. There's no shortage of felicitous lines or interesting performances..."Wall Street Journal Stewart proves that her new starpower is grounded in actual acting ability.Movieline "The writer-director blends sassy and sad in the style of his 1996 debut, THE DAYTRIPPERS....Eisenberg and Stewart bring delicate emotion to their roles..."Rolling Stone "Jesse Eisenberg anchors the film nicely...but FREAKS AND GEEKS' Martin Starr steals the show as his hilariously sardonic booth-mate..."A.V. Club 4 stars out of 5 -- Mottolas period piece is smartly observed, witty and well-acted, with recognisable characters we actually care about.Total Film Included in Entertainment Weekly's "The Best Films Of The Year" -- "Eisenberg proves a true star..."Entertainment Weekly 4 stars out of 5 -- "A wry, soulful teen romance with contemporary comedy elements intact....The surface humour is great..."Uncut58.92764

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"With a keen affection for his formative years, filmmaker Greg Mottola has crafted a funny and spunky amusement....Eisenberg is perfect as an intelligent and naive grad....Kristen Stewart is similarly sympathetic..."Hollywood Reporter 3 stars out of 4 -- "Director Greg Mottola, who made the rather wonderful SUPERBAD, is back now with a sweeter story, more quietly funny....[The actors] make ADVENTURELAND more real and more touching than it may sound."Chicago Sun-Times "[With] a talented cast led by Jesse Eisenberg and Kristen Stewart and a potent soundtrack....Engaging, bittersweet and even fun....ADVENTURELAND's recognizable satisfactions feel well earned."Los Angeles Times "ADVENTURELAND re-creates its era superbly....Eisenberg is excellent....He is a carnival of complex emotions."USA Today "[T]he story of a young man's coming of age never gets old, at least when it is told with the kind of sweetness and intelligence ADVENTURELAND displays."New York Times "Mottola, the director of SUPERBAD, works with rare feeling and flow. He shows every bit as loving and pinpoint-perfect an observational eye for the late '80s as George Lucas did for the end of the greaser era in AMERICAN GRAFFITI." -- Grade: A-Entertainment Weekly 3 stars out of 5 -- "Poignant, funny and touching....As a snapshot of a particular place, time and sensibility, ADVENTURELAND almost cannot help but succeed -- from the pitch-perfect '80s soundtrack to such gleefully entertaining supporting characters as Margerita Levieva's Lisa P..."Box Office "[ADVENTURELAND] sets the goofiness of extended adolescence against the sadness of being adrift in the adult world. There's no shortage of felicitous lines or interesting performances..."Wall Street Journal "Thanks to an exceptionally deft touch, Mottola manages to capture the absurdity and anguish of young adulthood, while never sacrificing meaning on the altar of crude humor."Washington Post Stewart proves that her new starpower is grounded in actual acting ability.Movieline "The writer-director blends sassy and sad in the style of his 1996 debut, THE DAYTRIPPERS....Eisenberg and Stewart bring delicate emotion to their roles..."Rolling Stone "Jesse Eisenberg anchors the film nicely...but FREAKS AND GEEKS' Martin Starr steals the show as his hilariously sardonic booth-mate..."A.V. Club 4 stars out of 5 -- Mottolas period piece is smartly observed, witty and well-acted, with recognisable characters we actually care about.Total Film Included in Entertainment Weekly's "The Best Films Of The Year" -- "Eisenberg proves a true star..."Entertainment Weekly 4 stars out of 5 -- "A wry, soulful teen romance with contemporary comedy elements intact....The surface humour is great..."Uncut58.92764

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4 stars out of 5 -- "[I]t's a a sci-fi flick, but it's also a heartfelt tribute to Spielberg, something that reaches its crescendo in a plate-spinning final showdown that is action-paced, funny and unexpectedly moving."Empire 3 stars out of 5 - "Briskly directed by Greg Mottola....[Paul] blends neatly with the landscape and co-stars..."Total Film 3 stars out of 5 -- "[A] slacker bromance....The addition of Jason Bateman and Bill Hader as Men In Black on their trail, Kristen Wiig as a partially sighted Christian and Seth Rogen as the 'voice' of Paul add something new."Uncut "[A] sort of fractured E.T., with Seth Rogen never more likeable than as the bald-headed extraterrestrial who just wants to phone home..."Los Angeles Times "Where Paul takes off is in its embrace and knowledge of sci-fi-icons....The creatures movements, facial expressions and interactions with human co-stars are seamless."USA Today 4 stars out of 5 -- "[An] inspired, hysterical, spot-on spoof....[With a] sharp-tongued central character and many witty references to popular sci-fi flicks."Box Office 3 stars out of 5 -- "[A] cheeky spoof that puts a hilarious hurt to everything it loves....Rogen is a nonstop hoot, but it's the byplay between Frost and Pegg that roots the laughs in characters we care about."Rolling Stone "[A] sweetly daft spaceman comedy....The filmmakers offer ups a spot-on cartoon of types we've loved in dozens of other movies..." -- Grade: B+Entertainment Weekly0.2985799

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4 stars out of 5 -- "[I]t's a a sci-fi flick, but it's also a heartfelt tribute to Spielberg, something that reaches its crescendo in a plate-spinning final showdown that is action-paced, funny and unexpectedly moving."Empire 3 stars out of 5 -- "[A] slacker bromance....The addition of Jason Bateman and Bill Hader as Men In Black on their trail, Kristen Wiig as a partially sighted Christian and Seth Rogen as the 'voice' of Paul add something new."Uncut "[A] sort of fractured E.T., with Seth Rogen never more likeable than as the bald-headed extraterrestrial who just wants to phone home..."Los Angeles Times 3 stars out of 5 - "Briskly directed by Greg Mottola....[Paul] blends neatly with the landscape and co-stars..."Total Film "Where Paul takes off is in its embrace and knowledge of sci-fi-icons....The creatures movements, facial expressions and interactions with human co-stars are seamless."USA Today 4 stars out of 5 -- "[An] inspired, hysterical, spot-on spoof....[With a] sharp-tongued central character and many witty references to popular sci-fi flicks."Box Office "[A] sweetly daft spaceman comedy....The filmmakers offer ups a spot-on cartoon of types we've loved in dozens of other movies..." -- Grade: B+Entertainment Weekly 3 stars out of 5 -- "[A] cheeky spoof that puts a hilarious hurt to everything it loves....Rogen is a nonstop hoot, but it's the byplay between Frost and Pegg that roots the laughs in characters we care about."Rolling Stone0.2985799

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4 stars out of 5 -- "[I]t's a a sci-fi flick, but it's also a heartfelt tribute to Spielberg, something that reaches its crescendo in a plate-spinning final showdown that is action-paced, funny and unexpectedly moving."Empire 3 stars out of 5 - "Briskly directed by Greg Mottola....[Paul] blends neatly with the landscape and co-stars..."Total Film 3 stars out of 5 -- "[A] slacker bromance....The addition of Jason Bateman and Bill Hader as Men In Black on their trail, Kristen Wiig as a partially sighted Christian and Seth Rogen as the 'voice' of Paul add something new."Uncut "[A] sort of fractured E.T., with Seth Rogen never more likeable than as the bald-headed extraterrestrial who just wants to phone home..."Los Angeles Times "Where Paul takes off is in its embrace and knowledge of sci-fi-icons....The creatures movements, facial expressions and interactions with human co-stars are seamless."USA Today 4 stars out of 5 -- "[An] inspired, hysterical, spot-on spoof....[With a] sharp-tongued central character and many witty references to popular sci-fi flicks."Box Office "[A] sweetly daft spaceman comedy....The filmmakers offer ups a spot-on cartoon of types we've loved in dozens of other movies..." -- Grade: B+Entertainment Weekly 3 stars out of 5 -- "[A] cheeky spoof that puts a hilarious hurt to everything it loves....Rogen is a nonstop hoot, but it's the byplay between Frost and Pegg that roots the laughs in characters we care about."Rolling Stone0.2985799

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4 stars out of 5 -- "[I]t's a a sci-fi flick, but it's also a heartfelt tribute to Spielberg, something that reaches its crescendo in a plate-spinning final showdown that is action-paced, funny and unexpectedly moving."Empire 3 stars out of 5 - "Briskly directed by Greg Mottola....[Paul] blends neatly with the landscape and co-stars..."Total Film 3 stars out of 5 -- "[A] slacker bromance....The addition of Jason Bateman and Bill Hader as Men In Black on their trail, Kristen Wiig as a partially sighted Christian and Seth Rogen as the 'voice' of Paul add something new."Uncut "[A] sort of fractured E.T., with Seth Rogen never more likeable than as the bald-headed extraterrestrial who just wants to phone home..."Los Angeles Times "Where Paul takes off is in its embrace and knowledge of sci-fi-icons....The creatures movements, facial expressions and interactions with human co-stars are seamless."USA Today 4 stars out of 5 -- "[An] inspired, hysterical, spot-on spoof....[With a] sharp-tongued central character and many witty references to popular sci-fi flicks."Box Office "[A] sweetly daft spaceman comedy....The filmmakers offer ups a spot-on cartoon of types we've loved in dozens of other movies..." -- Grade: B+Entertainment Weekly 3 stars out of 5 -- "[A] cheeky spoof that puts a hilarious hurt to everything it loves....Rogen is a nonstop hoot, but it's the byplay between Frost and Pegg that roots the laughs in characters we care about."Rolling Stone0.2985799

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