Moonrise Kingdom (2012)

Starring: Jared Gilman, Kara Hayward, Edward Norton, Bruce Willis, Bill Murray, Frances McDormand, Jason Schwartzman, Tilda Swinton, Harvey Keitel, Bob Balaban Directed by: Wes Anderson PG-13. 94 mins A beautifully whimsical and well-acted film that just might be Mr. Anderson’s best work to date. It’s 1965 and on an island just off the coast of…

Scott Pilgrim vs. The World (2010)

Starring: Michael Cera, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Jason Schwartzman, Kieran Culkin, Ellen Wong, Alison Pill, Chris Evans, Anna Kendrick, Brandon Routh, Brie Larson, Mae Whitman, Johnny Simmons, Aubrey Plaza Directed by: Edgar Wright PG-13. 113 mins Based on Bryan Lee O’Malley’s comic books of the same name, the story centres around Scott (Michael Cera), a generally…

Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009)

Starring: George Clooney, Meryl Streep, Jason Schwartzman, Bill Murray, Wallace Wolodarsky, Eric Anderson Directed by: Wes Anderson PG. 88 mins Just short of a classic, Wes Anderson proves once again to be a masterful storyteller (with an eye for animation too!). Based on a children’s book by Roald Dahl, this is the story of a…

The Darjeeling Limited (2007)

Starring: Jason Schwartzman, Owen Wilson, Adrien Brody, Angelica Huston, Amara Karan, Natalie Portman Directed by: Wes Anderson R. 91 mins A stylish and emotionally honest film from the king of quirky character studies. Wes Anderson takes us on a journey through India as three brothers (Schwartzman, Wilson and Brody) attempt to develop a stronger bond…

Marie Antoinette (2006)

Starring: Kirsten Dunst, Jason Schwartzman, Judy Davis, Rip Torn, Rose Byrne, Blair Brown Directed by: Sofia Coppola PG-13. 123 mins A visual feast, Marie Antoinette is a perfect case of style over substance. In Sofia Coppola’s modern take, we are treated to comic moments and a rocking soundtrack as she explores how the doomed young…

Spun (2003)

Starring: Jason Schwartzman, John Leguizamo, Brittany Murphy, Mena Suvari, Mickey Rourke, Patrick Fugit Directed by: Jonas Åkerlund R. 101mins. Little substance and all style, Spun is the day-in-the-life of speed freaks that will make you want a cold shower right after the viewing. Eccentric, twisted and vulgar performances make this film a car crash that you…