Jonah Hill, Michael Cera, and Christopher Mintz-Plasse star in the raunchy comedy

‘Superbad’ on Amazon Prime and Hulu

The raucous and raunchy comedy Superbad (2007) is the love child of American Pie and Dazed and Confused. Behind its floridly foul streams of profanity and adolescent preoccupation with sex and alcohol is a savvy evocation of teenage insecurity and the confused ideas and feelings about the opposite sex. It’s produced by Judd Apatow and […]

Jesse Eisenberg and Kristen Stewart in Greg Mottola's semi-autobiographical coming-of-age film 'Adventureland.' Photo credit: Miramax

‘Adventureland’ on Netflix and Amazon Prime

With American Ultra on VOD and disc this week, I’d like to flash back a few years to recommend Adventureland, the first film to pair Jesse Eisenberg and Kristen Stewart. Adventureland is more than just a chintzy theme park outside of Pittsburgh, where college grad James Brennan (Jesse Eisenberg) spends a summer trying to save […]