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Thursday, 13 November 2014 00:00

'Nightcrawler' slinks into unnerving territory

Television news director Nina Romina asserts the cliché "If it bleeds, it leads" to her ambitious stringer Louis Bloom regarding video footage he's submitting. Lou takes it to heart and pushes beyond the boundary of legalities and good taste in "Nightcrawler." But what's more disturbing than Jake Gyllenhaal's pitch-perfect, unnerving performance is that Nina speaks the truth about our media.

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In "Enemy's" opening minutes," Canadian director Denis Villeneuve signals that his film will pose a conundrum more than a story. Text on screen announces, "Chaos is order yet undeciphered." After a subsequent scene of some vague sexual display, the plot becomes more straightforward while remaining tantalizingly elusive. "Enemy" remains a film for viewers who like intriguing, but puzzling experiences.

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"Prisoners" is a challenging film with so many twists and turns that director Denis Villeneuve told the audience at the Telluride Film Festival, where "Prisoners" premiered, that no one should leave for the film's two and a half hours or they'd risk missing crucial details. He wasn't kidding, and no, I won't give anything away here.

Published in Film Reviews
Friday, 01 April 2011 00:00

Source Code Unlocks the Sci-Fi Action

Source Code is a genre hybrid that merges science fiction, romance, and action in a mind teaser that pleases. Captain Colter Stevens, last in combat in Afghanistan, awakens in another man's body on a commuter train with a bomb ready to blow it to bits. Stevens has eight minutes to find the terrorist.

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