Get ready to talk about: Jesse Eisenberg

The 23-year-old actor made a lasting impression as a pompous teen with combative parents in Noah Baumbach's Oscar-nominated film "The Squid and the Whale," so we're eager to take in two of his latest back to back. The coming-of-age thriller "The Education of Charlie Banks" opens this week -- don't let director <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PECLB001504" title="Fred Durst" href="/topic/entertainment/fred-durst-PECLB001504.topic">Fred Durst</a> steer you away; the film won over scoffers at the <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="EVFES0000158" title="TriBeCa Film Festival" href="/topic/entertainment/movies/film-festivals/tribeca-film-festival-EVFES0000158.topic">Tribeca Film Festival</a> in 2007 -- followed by "Adventureland," an '80s comedy set in a dilapidated theme park from "Superbad" director Greg Mottola, the week after. (Friday)

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The 23-year-old actor made a lasting impression as a pompous teen with combative parents in Noah Baumbach's Oscar-nominated film "The Squid and the Whale," so we're eager to take in two of his latest back to back. The coming-of-age thriller "The Education of Charlie Banks" opens this week -- don't let director Fred Durst steer you away; the film won over scoffers at the Tribeca Film Festival in 2007 -- followed by "Adventureland," an '80s comedy set in a dilapidated theme park from "Superbad" director Greg Mottola, the week after. (Friday)

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