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  • 'Nightcrawler' exposes dark side of TV news

    The term "nightcrawler" refers to a group of blurry-eyed videographers who roam the streets of major cities feeding on the pain and misery of others. These camera-packing scavengers look to capture footage of some of humanity's worst moments �" murder, robbery, car crashes �" to sell to the highest bidding TV station news department. This relationship works because the only motivation on both sides is to be the first to show the worst of who we are as a people.
  • 'Nightcrawler' is dangerous and deeply unsettling

    'Nightcrawler' is dangerous and deeply unsettling
    ***1/2 (out of four) A hilarious “Mr. Show” skit featured a TV news program whose slogan was “We Make the News” and whose reporters did things like start fires in the forest so they could then report on said fire. In the weird,...

    Review: 'Nightcrawler'

    Review: 'Nightcrawler'
    Jake Gyllenhaal lost 30 pounds for his new movie, "Nightcrawler," and the result is simple and eerie, much like the film itself. He appears to be wearing a Jake Gyllenhaal mask, all cheekbones, sallow complexion and unblinking laser-beam eyes. His...

    Gotham Award Nominations: 'Boyhood' Scores Four (FULL LIST)

    The Gotham Independent Film Awards set a 2014 race for best feature that includes "Boyhood" and "Birdman," vying for the title with "Love is Strange," "Under the Skin" and "The Grand Budapest Hotel." Richard Linklater's drama "Boyhood," 12 years in the...

    'Boyhood' earns four Gotham Independent Film Award nominations

    Richard Linklater's acclaimed drama "Boyhood" dominated the 24th Gotham Independent Film Award nominations Thursday, earning four nods in the first event of the movie awards season. "Boyhood" received nominations for film, actor Ethan Hawke, actress...