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  1. Cinema Clips: American UltraRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Tucson Weekly

    ... spreads his wings a bit as a stoner with a secret in this sporadically fun one from director Nima Nourizadeh (Project X) and writer Max Landis (Chronicle). While enjoying a fine cup of soup, convenience store clerk Mike Howell (Eisenberg) notices ...

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  2. The Real YouRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | North Coast Journal Weekly Politics

    ... of us have known, and who usually don't get to be the leads in major motion pictures. Director Nima Nourizadeh ( Project X , 2012) lends a frenetic, sometimes over-polished aspect to the proceedings, a style that works better visually than it does ...

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  3. American UltraRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | NewsReview.com

    ... , spreads his wings a bit as a stoner with a secret in this sporadically fun film from director Nima Nourizadeh ( Project X ) and writer Max Landis ( Chronicle ). While enjoying a fine cup of soup, convenience store clerk Mike Howell (Eisenberg) ...

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  4. 'American Ultra' Is Blood-Soaked FunRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Santa Barbara Independent

    ... likes of John Leguizamo (pathetic doper) and Bill Pullman (government super-creep). To director Nima Nourizadeh ( Project X ), the isn't completely evil - it's more like an armed Bobo the Clown that keeps bouncing back. Throughout the whole ...

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  5. Mini Movie ReviewsRead the original story

    Wednesday | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... government agent in the sophomore effort from Nima Nourizadeh, director of the underrated apocalyptic comedy, "Project X." The also underrated Kristen Stewart ("Still Alice") co-stars. 1 hr. 36; R. Ant-Man: When cult director Edgar Wright ("Scott ...

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  6. Half-baked stoner comedy 'American Ultra' misses its target Read MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Metro Times

    ... cans, a dustpan, frozen hamburger). But the gore-coated ass-kicking isn't particularly inventive, and Nourizadeh ( Project X ) directs without panache or wit. The film constantly feels like it's getting away from him. More confused is the film's ...

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  7. Stoner comedy "American Ultra" neither funny nor mellowRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... and it's never mellow. Director Nima Nourizadeh and his only other feature credit, 2012's found footage hybrid, "Project X," might not be names you know. But that film's final act, despite all the lighter moments that came before, was out-and-out ...

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  8. 'American Ultra' screenwriter goes on Twitter rant after movie bombs at the box officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Genesee Country Express

    ... box office this weekend. Starring Jesse Eisenberg and Kristen Stewart, the stoner comedy/actioner (directed by "Project X" director Nima Nourizadeh ) took in only $5.5 million at over 2,700 screens. Landis, son of legendary director John Landis ...

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  9. The - Fantastic Four' We'll Never SeeBy Jen YamatoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | The Daily Beast

    ... rarely get. More people know the name "Max Landis" than "Nima Nourizadeh," the Brit helmer behind 2012's Project X who directed American Ultra , about a stoner sleeper agent (Eisenberg) discovering his lethal potential as trained assassins descend ...

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  10. 'American Ultra' review: Strung out action, half-cocked comedyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 22 | Examiner.com

    ... Mike and Phoebe hope to leave town before Yates' highly trained dogs take them out for good. Directed by "Project X" director Nima Nourizadeh and written by Max Landis ("Chronicle"), the few times "American Ultra" gets it right it still feels overly ...

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  11. 'American Ultra' has its simple genre charmsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 22 | Christian Science Monitor

    ... include Michael Cera? Was Woody Allen in charge? Switching to Langley, the film, directed by Nima Nourizadeh ("Project X") and written by Max Landis ("Chronicle"), fills in the backstory. A petulant young agent (Topher Grace) has risen in the ranks ...

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  12. "Sinister 2" tops "American Ultra," "Hitman at box officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | PanArmenian Network

    ... his training kicks in. The action comedy written by Max Landis ("Chronicle") and directed by Nima Nourizadeh ("Project X") is expected to pull in $10 million in 2,758 theaters this weekend, despite having a better - albeit, not great - Rotten ...

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  13. Review: American Ultra (2015) 'E...Read the original story

    Friday Aug 21 | The Victoria Advocate

    ... to play a couple of stoners-turned-C.I.A. Operatives in this violent new comedy from director Nima Nourizadeh ( Project X ). Mike (Eisenberg) and Phoebe (Stewart) lead a pretty humdrum life in small town West Virginia. He's a convenience store clerk ...

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  14. Stoner-action film 'American Ultra' sounds fun, but the critics just say noRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | Los Angeles Times

    ... that grows more absurd by the minute," says Tobias. "But for long stretches, Landis and director Nima Nourizadeh (Project X) forget they're making a comedy at all and allow bloody, pointless mayhem to take over." Todd McCarthy from the Hollywood ...

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  15. Review: In 'American Ultra,' Jesse Eisenberg plays a stoner who can smoke 'em downRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... include Michael Cera? Was Woody Allen in charge? Switching to Langley, the film, directed by Nima Nourizadeh ("Project X") and written by Max Landis ("Chronicle"), fills in the backstory. A petulant young agent (Topher Grace) has risen in the ranks ...

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  16. Capone thinks American Ultra is a gloriously violent celebration of both sides of American cultureRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | Ain't It Cool News

    ... together to make a (non-found-footage) action-comedy that turns out to be a real hoot. Director Nima Nourizadeh (PROJECT X) and writer Max Landis (CHRONICLE) deliver upon us AMERICAN ULTRA, a very funny take on the "programmed" government agent ...

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  17. a Mistress America,a a American Ultraa and other new movies, reviewedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | The Washington Post

    ... his killer secret is revealed in "American Ultra." (Alan Markfield/Lionsgate) " (R) "Directed by Nima Nourizadeh ('Project X') from a script by Max Landis ('Chronicle'), 'American Ultra' misplays its cards early by clueing viewers in to what is ...

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  18. Movie review: American Ultra is EXTREME!(ly) likeableRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | Creative Loafing Tampa

    ... becomes more closely entwined with the CIA plotline the narrative finds its footing. Director Nima Nourizadeh ( Project X ) has an interesting eye: he captures his leads' chemistry through small details that feel lived-in, like Phoebe stopping ...

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  19. American Ultra reviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | Digital Trends

    ... your present and destroy your future. These are the types of twisted secrets at the heart of American Ultra , from Project X director Nima Nourizadeh and written by Chronicle veteran Max Landis. It tells the story of Mike Howell (Jesse Eisenberg), a ...

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  20. Movie ReviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | The Columbus Dispatch

    ... with all the neuroses and worry of a peaceful pothead, aghast at his actions. Directed by Nima Nourizadeh ( Project X ), the film has saturated colors, quick edits and a crisp sound design that create a heightened reality to match Mike's newly ...

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