Tag Archives: Jake Gyllenhaal

Cinema Review – Nocturnal Animals

Susan Morro (Amy Adams) seems to have everything in life; a beautiful home, a charming husband (Armie Hammer) and a fulfilling job as an art gallery owner, but she still feels unfulfilled and restless. When her ex-band Edward (Jake Gyllenhaal) sends her a copy of the novel that he has finally finished writing, Susan finds herself engrossed with the tale of Tony Hastings (Jake Gyllenhaal), and one horrifying event that changes his life forever. As Susan becomes more obsessed with the story she is reading, she realises the connections between this tale, and the past she had with Edward. Continue reading

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ADIFF Review – Demolition

After his wife is killed in a car crash, which he escapes without a scratch, Davis’s (Jake Gyllenhaal) grief takes a strange form. When a packet of peanut M&Ms gets stuck in a vending machine, Davis finds himself writing long, confessional letters to the company’s customer care department, and taking some advice from his father in law quite literally, he begins dismantling household objects that no longer work. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Enemy

Adam (Jake Gyllenhaal) has an ordered and normal life; a job he likes, a girlfriend he loves and a place to call his own. When watching a movie, however, he realises that one of the actors is his exact double, and goes about seeking him out. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Nightcrawler

Lou (Jake Gyllenhaal) is a driven young man struggling for money and desperate to find a career. When he happens on a road traffic accident on the streets of LA, the camera crew that arrives on the scene and films the whole event fascinates him. Inspired, Lou hires Rick (Riz Ahmed) as an intern, and sets out to make a name for himself as a freelance crime journalist. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Prisoners

When Keller Dover’s (Hugh Jackman) daughter and her friend go missing, he takes matters into his own hands, even as Detective Loki (Jake Gyllenhaal) chases down every lead to find the girls before it’s too late. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time

Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time is the story of Dalstan (Jake Gyllenhaal), who, as a young orphan was taken in by the King of Persia and treated as his own son. However, when the King is murdered 15 years later and Dalstan is framed, he must go on the run to save his life. The only thing is, he has recently acquired a mysterious dagger with some magical properties. Dalstan also has to deal with Princess Tamina (Gemma Arterton) who seems determined to go wherever the dagger goes. Continue reading

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