| Nov 3, 2014
| 4:11 PM
Jake Gyllenhaal's character in "Nightcrawler" is no swashbuckling action hero, nor is he a swoon-inducing hunk. He's a sallow, sunken-eyed scavenger, a nocturnal crime-scene paparazzo with an eerie sense of determination and a busted moral compass.
| Nov 13, 2014
| 9:30 AM
In "Nightcrawler," Jake Gyllenhaal plays a man whose drive for success leads him to do despicable things. As Louis Bloom — a freelancer who sells graphic video footage of crimes and accidents to local news stations — he drives recklessly...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 4:05 PM
If memorable war movies mean something to you, open that book to a new page and add "Fury" to the list. It belongs there.
Even if you're not keeping a list, it's hard not to be impressed by what writer-director David Ayer, powerfully aided by star...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 1:33 PM
For Brad Pitt aficionados, the initial reaction to the trailer for his upcoming World War II drama "Fury" might have been a flush of familiarity: The actor, after all, memorably played a tough-talking, Nazi-hunting lieutenant in Quentin Tarantino's...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 5:00 AM
On a cold, rainy morning in November 2013, director David Ayer was dealing with a temperamental star.
Actors Brad Pitt, Logan Lerman, Shia LaBeouf, Michael Peña and Jon Bernthal had all taken their places on the set, a farm in a sleepy town in the...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 1:47 PM
A pair of brilliant British scientists, a troubled woman searching for answers along the Pacific Crest Trail and a drunken curmudgeon turned unlikely father figure are among the diverse characters populating the buzzed-about movies at this year's...
| Sep 6, 2014
| 8:30 AM
As a gonzo freelance news cameraman prowling for the goriest, grizzliest scoops he can find, Jake Gyllenhaal gives such a buggy, twitchy performance that -- with his sunken cheeks, bulging eyes and greasy hair -- he resembles some Cronenbergian mutant...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Jake Gyllenhaal has a razor-thin scar on the palm of his hand. It's a permanent souvenir from the set of "Nightcrawler," the Toronto Film Festival thriller, in which the actor plays a twisted crime paparazzo. On the Los Angeles shoot last fall, director...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 6:30 AM
LONDON -- Brad Pitt starrer "Fury" is to close the 58th BFI London Film Festival. Pic makes its European premiere on Oct. 19 at the Odeon Leicester Square in London.
The film was written and directed by David Ayer, whose helming credits include "End of...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 8:00 AM
When the screenwriter Aaron Guzikowski was a child, he once drew some disturbing pictures in art class — so disturbing the teacher called his parents in for a talk.
"I think the school was really worried by what it said about my home life," said a...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 1:00 PM
TORONTO--When director Denis Villeneuve first approached Jake Gyllenhaal to star as a detective in his new dramatic thriller, "Prisoners," the actor was skeptical. The movie contained plenty of genre elements — heinous crime, creepy suspect —...