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Day 4 -- Oscar Nominated Writers and Producers (Santa Barbara International Film Festival)

Sally Fay | Posted 04.14.2015 | Entertainment
Sally Fay

On Saturday, January 31st, at 11:00, I tucked into the Lobero Theatre for the sold-out Writer's Panel featuring Oscar nominees, Graham Moore ("The ...

The Santa Barbara International Film Festival -- The Reel Deal

Sally Fay | Posted 03.30.2015 | Entertainment
Sally Fay

If you love films and like to wake up in the most beautiful setting imaginable, otherwise known as the "American Riviera", the Santa Barbara Intern...

Iconic Interview: Jake Gyllenhaal on 'Nightcrawler'

Andrew Fish | Posted 01.04.2015 | Entertainment
Andrew Fish

The news media is a frightening place proven to provide the maximum audience draw in its time slot. When I watched Jake Gyllenhaal's performance, I got that familiar queasy feeling, which to me signaled success for a film that aims at full immersion into this sordid world.

Forget the Media: Another View of Nightcrawler

Jon Eig | Posted 01.04.2015 | Entertainment
Jon Eig

So if Nightcrawler is not, at its core, a condemnation of the current condition of news media, what is that larger message? Gilroy's movie is about a society that has become unmoored, a society in which traditional economic and moral structures no longer function.

This Is Why There Are No Sex Scenes In 'Nightcrawler'

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 11.03.2014 | Entertainment

Jake Gyllenhaal is winning rave reviews for his kinetic performance in "Nightcrawler" -- he may even break into the Oscar race -- but there's one thin...

Movie Review: Nightcrawler - the new Network

Marshall Fine | Posted 12.31.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

In depicting the world of local TV news in Los Angeles, Gilroy has created a kinetic joyride that surfs a giddy wave of dark wit and intelligence.

Jake Gyllenhaal's Eyes in Nightcrawler

Regina Weinreich | Posted 12.30.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Jake Gyllenhaal's Leo Bloom in Nightcrawler is as creepy as the movie's title suggests. A bug-eyed loner who preys on the misfortunes of others, Bloom...

Interview -- Tony Gilroy: 'No Smart Big Movies'

Marshall Fine | Posted 12.30.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Tony Gilroy made an appearance this week at The Picture House Film Club in Pelham, NY, where we screened Nightcrawler, which he produced for his brother Dan Gilroy, who wrote and directed.

'Nightcrawler' Has The Year's Coolest Trailer

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 10.25.2014 | Entertainment

The first trailer for "Nightcrawler" gave us a taste of what the Jake Gyllenhaal crime thriller is all about. But the new red band trailer is one of t...

Live from the Toronto Film Festival: Tuesday, Sept. 9

Marshall Fine | Posted 11.09.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Which is what I value most about the film festival experience in general: the chance it offers to discover a film, a filmmaker, an actor -- the operative word being discover. That's less and less of a factor at this particular festival these days. Instead, it seems stacked with pre-sold titles.

At TIFF 2014 the 'Wow' Is In the Ensemble

Erica Abeel | Posted 11.09.2014 | Entertainment
Erica Abeel

Perhaps the real star of the film, though, is DP Robert Elswit. Truly, you could watch "Night" for the cinematography alone. From the opening credits Elswit creates a mesmerizing L.A. urban nocturne, a string of images worthy of hanging in a museum.

Jake Gyllenhaal Looks Very Different In First 'Nightcrawler' Promo

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 07.21.2014 | Entertainment

"Nightcrawler" is that movie where Jake Gyllenhaal lost a bunch of weight, cut his hair like Patrick Bateman and had to get stitches because he punche...