Michael Cera’s Adventures in Moviegoing

Michael Cera’s Adventures in Moviegoing

17 Episodes

Did you know that the star of JUNO, SUPERBAD, and SCOTT PILGRIM VS. THE WORLD is a major cinephile? Here he tells us how he was introduced to art-house cinema by director Miguel Arteta (YOUTH IN REVOLT). Now he wants to do the same for you!

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Michael Cera’s Adventures in Moviegoing
  • Michael Cera in Conversation

    Episode 1

    The star of SUPERBAD and JUNO on a lifetime of moviegoing

  • Michael Cera on HIGH AND LOW

    Episode 2

  • High and Low

    Episode 3

    Directed by Akira Kurosawa • 1963 • Japan

    Toshirô Mifune is unforgettable as Kingo Gondo, a wealthy industrialist whose family becomes the target of a cold-blooded kidnapper in High and Low (Tengoku to jigoku), the highly influential domestic drama and police procedural from director Akira Kuros...

  • Michael Cera on A MARRIED COUPLE

    Episode 4

  • A Married Couple

    Episode 5

    Directed by Allan King • 1969 • Canada

    Billy and Antoinette Edwards let it all hang out for Allan King and crew in this jaw-dropping examination of a marriage in trouble, which "makes John Cassavetes's Faces look like early Doris Day" (Time). Intense and hectic, frightening and funny, A Marrie...

  • Michael Cera on SCENES FROM A MARRIAGE

    Episode 6

  • SCENES FROM A MARRIAGE: Theatrical Version

    Episode 7

    Directed by Ingmar Bergman • 1973 • Sweden

    Scenes from a Marriage chronicles the many years of love and turmoil that bind Marianne (Liv Ullmann) and Johan (Erland Josephson) through matrimony, infidelity, divorce, and subsequent partners. Shot in intense, intimate close-ups by master cinematog...

  • Michael Cera on FOX AND HIS FRIENDS

    Episode 8

  • Fox and His Friends

    Episode 9

    Directed by Rainer Werner Fassbinder • 1975 • West Germany

    A lottery win leads not to financial and emotional freedom but to social captivity, in this wildly cynical classic about love and exploitation by Rainer Werner Fassbinder. Casting himself against type, the director plays a suggestible wo...

  • Michael Cera on EMPIRE OF PASSION

    Episode 10

  • Empire of Passion

    Episode 11

    Directed by Nagisa Oshima • 1978 • Japan

    With an arresting mix of eroticism and horror, Oshima plunges the viewer into a nightmarish tale of guilt and retribution in Empire of Passion (Ai no borei). Set in a Japanese village at the end of the nineteenth century, the film details the emotional an...

  • Michael Cera on THE GREEN RAY

    Episode 12

  • The Green Ray

    Episode 13

    Directed by Eric Rohmer • 1986 • France

    While on summer vacation, a lonely woman attempts to deal with her personal feelings of isolation.

  • Michael Cera on WHERE IS THE FRIEND’S HOUSE?

    Episode 14

  • Where Is the Friend’s House?

    Episode 15

    Directed by Abbas Kiarostami • 1987 • Iran

    The first film in Abbas Kiarostami’s sublime, interlacing KOKER TRILOGY takes a simple premise—a boy searches for the home of his classmate, whose school notebook he has accidentally taken—and transforms it into a miraculous, child’s-eye adventure of ...

  • Michael Cera on THE CASTLE

    Episode 16

  • The Castle

    Episode 17

    Directed by Michael Haneke • 1997 • Austria

    Michael Haneke's adaptation of Franz Kafka's absurdist novel follows a land surveyor as he struggles with the increasingly difficult and bureaucratic practices of the local authorities.