Films: Scott Adsit

Appropriate Behavior

  • 4 stars
  • 2014
  • US
  • 1h 30min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Desiree Akhavan
  • Cast: Desiree Akhavan, Rebecca Henderson, Scott Adsit
  • UK release: 6 March 2015

Shirin (writer-director Akhavan) is a twentysomething Iranian-American bisexual woman, attempting to get a grip on the aftermath of her breakup with longterm girlfriend Maxine (Henderson). Akhavan's debut feature is an honest, hilarious and beautifully observed look at the things people do to distract themselves from…

Big Hero 6

  • 4 stars
  • 2014
  • US
  • 1h 48min
  • PG
  • Directed by: Chris Williams, Don Hall
  • Cast: Ryan Potter, Scott Adsit, Jamie Chung, Damon Wayans Jr., Génesis Rodríguez, T. J. Miller, Daniel Henney, Maya Rudolph
  • UK release: 30 January 2015

Hiro (Potter) is a 14 year old robotics genius who, after a family tragedy, teams up with inflatable robot Baymax (Adsit) to become crimefighting superheroes. This Disney adaptation of a Marvel comic deals with dark themes of loss and grief but also has plenty of heart and some big laughs, especially from Adsit.