H To The Esher

By January 27, 2010Nat-news

Had enough Hesher reviews? Yes? Too bad cos here’s another positive review from Film School Rejects.

It is incredibly well cast — even Natalie Portman shows up in a smaller role as an equally lost girl who befriends TJ.

Aside from the previously mentioned aggression and interesting choices in scoring, director Spencer Susser has created a very darkly humorous, and ultimately thoughtful drama about dealing with loss and moving on with one’s life. He delivers a film that is aesthetically consistent, has a fairly fluid narrative and features characters that are, at the very least, interesting to watch. The whole thing is anchored by a wild performance from Joseph Gordon-Levitt, who is once again up to the task. It is his movie, in the end.

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  • WanderinRoy says:

    “It is incredibly well cast — even Natalie Portman shows up in a smaller role as an equally lost girl who befriends TJ.”

    Though I am still looking forward to seeing the movie because it looks interesting, I have resigned myself to the fact that there will not be much Natalie to be seen in it. All the statements that have come out so far have either not mentioned her at all, or have commented on how small the role was.

    At least it should be fun to watch her try and be “mousy”.