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Tag: Jake Gyllenhaal

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Spider-Man: Far From Home (****1/2) continues the winning streak

One thing that should not be disputed by now is that Tom Holland is the best Spider-Man, and it’s not even close.

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Velvet Buzzsaw (***1/2) cuts unevenly

“Gilroy has made a solid film. Not a spectacular one. If he hadn’t made the complete masterpiece Nightcrawler, I would be more impressed with what he tries to achieve here and less disappointed in the fact that he’s set such a high bar I seem intent on holding him to.”

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Life (*1/2) is a short trip

Life – 2017 Director Daniel Espinosa Screenplay by Rhett Reese, Paul Wernick Starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Rebecca Ferguson, Ryan Reynolds, Hiroyuki Sanada, Ariyon Bakare, Olga Dihovichnaya Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick have some genuine geek credentials, having two of the […]

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Nocturnal Animals (*) is weak

Ford has no talent that I can see for the art of movie making. Most of his shots come across like those awkward photos of kids in the 70’s when you get the front view and a soft side view in one shot. It’s supposed to be poignant and deep. It only produces awkward chuckles.

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Enemy (*****) Tangled and Dark

Enemy – 2013 Director Denis Villeneuve Starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Sarah Gadon, Isabella Rossellini, Mélanie Laurent Screenplay by Javier Gullón based on The Double by José Saramago “Chaos is order yet undeciphered.” Enemy is the kind […]