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I think Nightcrawler might be Jake Gyllenhaal’s best film. I saw it a few years ago with a friend and watched it again last night with my wife. To my surprise she loved it. Gyllenhaal did a fantastic job portraying a highly motivated psychotic creep. Great cast, fascinating story all building up to a hell of a climax. Damn good film!




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I honestly wonder if a scenario has played out in real life where someone sat on info about a crime with the intention of following fugitives and then calling the cops when they are in a public place to set up a chaotic event with maximum carnage.
 
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i enjoyed it too

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Pretty good. And check out Prisoners. Another good JG role.


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Yep, one of his best. A dark movie too if that's what you're into.
 
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yeah there's a lot of 'Joker' in that character

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This kid can act, and I agree, fantastic movie!


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Steady hands! Use your zoom!
 
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yeah there's a lot of 'Joker' in that character

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I thought the same thing watching him. Wonder why he wasn't cast in the latest Joker.
 
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I've been a Jake Gyllenhaal fan since I first saw him in October Sky. It's still my favorite movie JG movie. I haven't gotten around to seeing this one though. I'll have to check it out.

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Very dark, and somewhat disturbing movie. Very well acted.
 
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Gyllenhaal’s facial expressions and the odd random informative little bits of wisdom he spouts off throughout the film really builds an interesting and twisted character.

I loved when he was taking to his partner about a study of championship winning teams and how good communication played an important role in their success in some study he read about. I think it was after his partner told him how crazy he was acting or how weird he is. Great back and forth between those two characters.

I couldn’t believe how much of the film I had forgotten in the few years since I had seen it.
 
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