Lakeshore Records wishes Academy Award® nominee Jesse Eisenberg a very happy birthday! The actor, who recently co-starred in the critically-acclaimed The End Of The Tour, is also known for his roles in The Social Network, American Ultra, Zombieland, The Hunting Party and many more. If you haven’t seen Jesse in The End Of The Tour movie, the film is available October 20 on iTunes (pre-order now). Read further for critics reviews and soundtrack details.
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A film that illuminates like few others the singular pleasure of shared discovery of one another’s sensibility. –Kyle Smith, New York Post
One of the most rigorous and thoughtful I’ve seen — about the ethical and existential traps our fame-crazed culture sets for the talented and the mediocre alike. –A.O. Scott, New York Times
They’ve found the inner tensions in people’s presentations of themselves in a way that’s positively Wallace-like. –David Edelstein, New York Magazine (Vulture)
John Horn of NPR’s The Frame interviews Director James Ponsoldt on The End Of The Tour
What The End of the Tour tries to sell, and sells well, is that Wallace’s big heart was just not made for these times. –Jordan Hoffman, The Guardian
“Danny Elfman’s gentle score serves to delicately coax out the story’s underlying sorrow. Lively song selections also punctuate the film.” – The Hollywood Reporter
Elfman channeled his inner Eno in those [final] cues and it worked magic. –Soundtrack Dreams
Elfman utilizes soft strings, gentle piano, and subtle percussion to create a low-key musical blanket to help seal the story in. –Film Music Media
The End Of The Tour tells the story of the five-day interview between novelist and Rolling Stone reporter David Lipsky (Jesse Eisenberg) and acclaimed novelist David Foster Wallace (Jason Segel), which took place right after the 1996 publication of Wallace’s groundbreaking epic novel, Infinite Jest.