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Jake Gyllenhaal

‘Spider-Man: Far From Home’ – Trouble in MCU-ville
4 months ago

‘Spider-Man: Far From Home’ – Trouble in MCU-ville

Where have you gone, analog Spider-Man?

You know the guy. Worked as a photographer, got chewed out by his crusty boss but loved the girl named MJ with all his …
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Why ‘Wildlife’ Is Half a Breakthrough for Dano
11 months ago

Why ‘Wildlife’ Is Half a Breakthrough for Dano

By  •  Reviews, Movies

When we meet the Brinson family in “Wildlife,” Jerry (Jake Gyllenhaal) and Jeanette (Carey Mulligan) are sharing a tender moment.

Their only son, Joe (Ed Oxenbould) watches his parents, visibly …
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‘Life’ Packs Chills Between Those Eye Rolls
3 years ago

‘Life’ Packs Chills Between Those Eye Rolls

In space, no one can hear you say, “C’mon, you can’t be that stupid!”

“Life,” the cinematic methadone until Ridley Scott’s “Alien: Covenant” hits theaters, delivers scares that rival that …
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‘Nocturnal Animals’ Is a Cinematic Gut Punch
3 years ago

‘Nocturnal Animals’ Is a Cinematic Gut Punch

By  •  Reviews, Movies

“Nocturnal Animals,” director Tom Ford’s second film, begins with the filmmaker playfully pushing our buttons.

By the time the names of the actors and production team fade from sight, the …
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The Only Good Reason to Watch ‘Jarhead 3’
3 years ago

The Only Good Reason to Watch ‘Jarhead 3’

Swofford wrote “Jarhead: A Marine’s Chronicle of the Gulf War and Other Battles,” a brutally honest account of his time serving his country.

His story was that of so many wearing …
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HiT Radio: The Not So PC ‘Next Cut’
4 years ago

HiT Radio: The Not So PC ‘Next Cut’

By  •  Radio

Is it any wonder it raked in more than $20 million over the weekend against the “Jungle Book” juggernaut?

I spoke about the free-wheeling “Barbershop: The Next Cut” during the …
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7 Ways ‘Demolition’ Redefines Movie Grief
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4 years ago

7 Ways ‘Demolition’ Redefines Movie Grief

Davis Mitchell, the main character in “Demolition,” won’t give up his lost coins without a fight. That sparks one of film’s least conventional dramas in some time.

“Demolition” …
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