Tag Archives: Jake Gyllenhaal

Review – End of Watch

Our latest review is the LAPD action drama ‘End of Watch’. The film is both written and directed by David Ayers, whose previous work as a director was the 2005 Harsh Times, but as a writer includes police and crime drama’s Training Day, SWAT, and Dark Blue. The film was made on a very low budget (approx $10m) yet delivers

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Review – Nocturnal Animals

Tom Ford’s first return to directing since 2009’s A Single Man, is the 2016 dark psychological thriller Nocturnal Animals. Ford also wrote the screenplay, which is based on the 1993 novel Tony and Susan by Austin Wright. The film stars Amy Adams as Susan Morrow, a successful art gallery director who is in a struggling marriage with business man Armie

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Review – Southpaw

Boxing films have consistently outshone any other sport in cinema. Through decade after decade, if you look at the best sport film, it is regularly based around the sport of boxing. In 2015’s Southpaw, Jake Gyllenhall stars as Billy Hope, the middleweight champion of the world and husband to Maureen (Rachael McAdams) and father to their young daughter ¬†Leila (Oona

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Review : Everest

‘Everest’ is based on the¬†true story of a 1996 group ascent of the largest mountain on the planet, led by Rob Hall (played by Jason Clarke – recently in the new Terminator movie) of ‘Adventure Consultants’. Hall and his company having essentially invented the Everest tourism industry. Directed by Baltsar Kormakur (2 Guns, Contraband), the film features Josh Brolin, John

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