Tag Archive: Jake Gyllenhaal

Win a double pass to NIGHTCRAWLER starring Jake Gyllenhaal

Screenwriter Dan Gilroy’s impressive directorial debut Nightcrawler hits New Zealand cinemas this week, and A Fistful of Culture has five double passes to giveaway thanks to Trigger Marketing. The film details the sleazy world of L.A. crime journalism (”if it bleeds, it leads”), and Jake Gyllenhaal gives an utterly riveting, career-best performance as the opportunistic Lou Bloom. Gaunt, desperate and eerily …

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Win a doppelgänger Blu-ray prize pack

Two of the year’s most intriguing and enigmatic films — Richard Ayoade’s The Double and Denis Villeneuve’s Enemy — dealt with the discovery of a doppelgänger, so it’s only fitting that they should be given away together. For those who missed either at the NZ International Film Festival, both come highly recommended — Ayoade’s film is a wonderfully stylised and frequently hilarious …

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[WATCH] Jake Gyllenhaal & Hugh Jackman talk PRISONERS on THE DAILY SHOW

In a rare back-to-back booking, The Daily Show had both lead actors from Denis Villeneuve’s crime drama Prisoners — which debuted recently at TIFF and opens this week in the US — on the show to promote the film this week. Jake Gyllenhaal stopped by last night and discussed casting (including Ben Affleck as Batman), beards and aging …

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[WATCH] Gripping first trailer for Denis Villeneuve’s PRISONERS starring Hugh Jackman, Jake Gyllenhaal & Paul Dano

Canadian filmmaker Denis Villeneuve impressed greatly with his 2011 international breakthrough Incendies, which earned much acclaim and an Academy Award nomination for Best Foreign Film. One his biggest admirers appears to be the rather selective Jake Gyllenhaal, who is starring in not one but two of his next films. The first of which is Prisoners, an …

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[WATCH] Visceral red-band trailer for David Ayer’s END OF WATCH starring Jake Gyllenhaal & Michael Peña

A red-band trailer has hit for David Ayer’s latest gritty cop flick End of Watch, which employs a curious found-footage aesthetic. The film stars Jake Gyllenhaal and Michael Peña as LAPD partners and best friends who run afoul of a drug cartel operating in their precinct and are suddenly in over their heads. Anna Kendrick, Frank Grillo, …

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[WATCH] THE SHOES: ‘Time To Dance’ ft. Jake Gyllenhaal

French production duo The Shoes have released a terrifically intense video for their Crack My Bones single ‘Time to Dance’, starring actor/professionally handsome man Jake Gyllenhaal, and I think we may have an early contender for the best music video of 2012. In the Daniel Wolfe-directed clip, Gyllenhaal plays a troubled individual who dresses in fencing …

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