Tag: Jake Gyllenhaal

Tangled Webs (Spider-Man: Far From Home, 2019)

After the massive epic that was Avengers Endgame, a smaller story to actually close stuff off may seem like an odd choice. And yet?  Well, it may have been what was needed. Bringing back director Jon Watts and the cast of Homecoming, we get… Continue Reading “Tangled Webs (Spider-Man: Far From Home, 2019)”

You Take the Good, Take the Bad (Life, 2017)

A sci-fi thriller set aboard the International Space-station, Life is a competent film.  The effects are good enough to allow for suspension of disbelief.  The cast  is quite likeable.  The story is uncomplicated. A research team discovers a life form in soil samples from… Continue Reading “You Take the Good, Take the Bad (Life, 2017)”

Prison Without Prison Bars (Prisoners, 2013)

In this compelling, but bleak, tale Hugh Jackman is Keller Dover.  His Daughter and her friend have disappeared and he is working aggressively to find them.  As he feels the police are not working hard enough, he opts to kidnap the lead suspect.  He… Continue Reading “Prison Without Prison Bars (Prisoners, 2013)”

We Belong To The Night (Nightcrawler, 2014)

Jake Gyllenhaal is lowlife Louis Bloom.  He makes his living stealing and pawning stuff.  He is also not above harming people to get out of situations.  One night he discovers Joe Loder…a camera man who patrols the night for accidents, murders and other tragedies… Continue Reading “We Belong To The Night (Nightcrawler, 2014)”