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Velvet Buzzsaw | Dan Gilroy

February 19, 2019

Dan Gilroy has birthed one of the worst movies of the year, a hapless art world satire that gives way to an inept horror film: Truly, it’s two terrible movies for the price of one. Velvet Buzzsaw introduces us to Jake Gyllenhaal’s Morf Vandewalt, a rock star art critic who can make or break names and fortunes with his opinions. He’s enmeshed in the, um, high stakes world of international art dealing, with rival gallery owners Rhodora Haze (Rene Russo)…

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Nightcrawler | Dan Gilroy

November 5, 2014
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Part of the fun — and the discomfort — of watching Nightcrawler is in gradually adapting to the rules of its nocturnal world, a sprawling network of photojournalism castaways following police reports to grisly crime scenes to shoot them and package the footage for network news stations. Because the film is locked to the perspective of Jake Gyllenhaal’s maniacally ladder-climbing Lou Bloom — meaning, with the exception of some interstitial pillow shots of the city, he’s in every scene and we only see what he’s privy…

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