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  • 'Nightcrawler' a Dark Sleeper in the Oscar Race

    The best-actor category is overcrowded, but Jake Gyllenhaal is so good in "Nightcrawler" that he is a serious contender for one of Oscar's five slots. While his performance has been one of the industry's chief talking-points about the film, Open Road...
  • 'Nightcrawler' is an effectively creepy thriller, reviews say

    'Nightcrawler' is an effectively creepy thriller, reviews say
    "Nightcrawler" may not feature any vengeful ghosts, bloodthirsty demons or chainsaw-wielding psychos, but that doesn't mean writer-director Dan Gilroy's take on the cutthroat business of local TV news isn't suitably creepy for a Halloween release....
  • 'Nightcrawler' to top slow Halloween weekend at box office

    'Nightcrawler' to top slow Halloween weekend at box office
    The box office is looking at a grim Halloween weekend. The last time Halloween fell on a Friday was in 2008, when total box-office receipts were down 37% compared with the same weekend in 2007. This weekend will also likely be slow, as many moviegoers...
  • 'Nightcrawler' shows how the news worm has turned

    'Nightcrawler' shows how the news worm has turned
    If it bleeds it leads in the fictional newsroom of director Dan Gilroy’s “Nightcrawler.” Fear is an invaluable commodity at KWLA 6, a local Los Angeles news station struggling to pull in ratings post-CNN, Facebook, TMZ, Twitter and...
  • Digital Tracking: 'Nightcrawler' to Slither its Way to $12 Million Opening

    Does digital data offer indicators that can be used to monitor marketing effectiveness and predict box office success even before awareness turns into intent? Moviepilot -- which studies social data and box office trends -- analyzes this weekend's new...
  • 'Nightcrawler' Creeping to $13 Million Halloween Weekend

    Jake Gyllenhaal's thriller "Nightcrawler" is providing the only spark of life amid an otherwise deadly Halloween box office, heading for a finish in the $12 million to $13 million range. The Open Road release, buoyed by a combo of strong reviews and lack...
  • 'Nightcrawler' to Take Halloween Weekend With $13 Million, 'Ouija' Tops Friday

    Jake Gyllenhaal's "Nightcrawler" and holdover "Ouija" were the only signs of life at the box office. Halloween weekend was a ghost town for new releases, giving the supernatural thriller "Ouija" a narrow win over the crime drama "Nightcrawler," with $3.5...
  • Box Office: 'Nightcrawler,' 'Ouija' Tied for First in Deadly Halloween Weekend

    "Ouija" and "Nightcrawler" are effectively tied for first place at the box office, providing a little excitement in an otherwise deadly Halloween weekend at the multiplexes. Both films picked up roughly $10.9 million, but a clear leader will only be...
  • Alan Ball Buys Sheryl Crow's Hollywood Hills Compound

    BUYERS: Alan Ball and Peter Macdissi SELLER: Sheryl Crow PRICE: $11,085,000 SIZE: 10.28 acres with multiple residences YOUR MAMA'S: NOTES: Property gossips recently went hog wild with the news that nine-time Grammy winning folk-rocker Sheryl Crow had...
  • 'Nightcrawler' cuts it close in its dark look at local TV news

    'Nightcrawler' cuts it close in its dark look at local TV news
    "Nightcrawler" is pulp with a purpose. A smart, engaged film powered by an altogether remarkable performance by Jake Gyllenhaal, it is melodrama grounded in a disturbing reality, an extreme scenario that is troubling because it cuts close to the bone....
  • 'Nightcrawler,' 'Ouija' tie for No. 1 in slow Halloween weekend

    'Nightcrawler,' 'Ouija' tie for No. 1 in slow Halloween weekend
    The crime thriller “Nightcrawler” starring Jake Gyllenhaal and the horror flick “Ouija” essentially tied for first in a traditionally slow Halloween weekend at the box office. Both films grossed an estimated $10.9 million in...