Cary, nc — nightcrawler with jake gyllenhaal is more than worth the price of admission, and might even end up being one of my favorite movies this year nightcrawler is a portrait of lou bloom. Nightcrawler customer reviews to date as lou bloom, an unhinged sociopath who finds his true calling as a stringer, contributing gruesome videos to a. In the new crime thriller nightcrawler, gyllenhaal plays gaunt sociopath lou bloom, who trawls the streets of los angeles to film horrific crime scenes for use in early morning local television news. What is your review of nightcrawler (2014 movie) it has style and content of a foreign crime film it is a story of lou bloom, a sociopath who works as a. Repeat a lie enough and you'll believe it's true dan gilroy's nightcrawler, released in 2014, wasn't regarded as a horror movie, but those of us who saw the film realized that louis bloom (played by jake gyllenhaal) is a sociopath on par with american psycho's patrick bateman.
Posts about lou bloom written by basilmarinerchase by gabriel valdez there's nothing wrong with this review it describes the film, it praises what works, it delves into its meaning, and it wraps up with a larger message about how nightcrawler can inform a viewer's perspective. Though gyllenhaal's freelance journalist, lou bloom, succeeds in propositioning another character, played by rene russo, for some intimacy in nightcrawler, the act does not appear on screen. Nightcrawler review by caleb w - jake gyllenhaal plays lou bloom, a creepy sociopath bent on becoming a videographer of crime scenes he's willing to destruct anything. Nightcrawler and the diagnosis of a sociopath posted by liam dodds on november 01, 2014 in blog, reviews tagged with american psycho, dan gilroy, halloween, hannibal lecter, jake gyllenhaal, nightcrawler, patrick bateman, sociopath.
Nightcrawler (2014) plot jake gyllenhaal stars as lou bloom, a driven young man desperate for work who discovers the high-speed world of la crime journalism. I truly believe we have found with lou bloom another name in that category nightcrawler is a truly modern psychological thriller and jake gyllenhaal's performance is why we go the movies run don't crawl to go see this phenomenal, layered satire that is well deserving of its grade that's the first of 2014. The film rests on his twitchy performance, and his bug-eyed take as lou bloom is one of his best, very likely to see attention at awards time his scenes with rene russo are electric, their. I recently saw the film nightcrawler i noticed something interesting and i wanted to see what others thought of it nightcrawler, louis bloom and his lack of. His latest film nightcrawler does gyllenhaal plays lou bloom, a wide-eyed dreamer and sociopath drawn to the nocturnal world of freelance crime journalism taking the part of a morally.
The movie stars jake gyllenhaal as lou bloom, a driven sociopath who has one basic goal he wants to make money (illegally if he has to) by doing something h. Social satire doesn't get much darker than it does in nightcrawler jake gyllenhaal lost 30 pounds in order to play louis bloom, a devious social misfit who goes from scrap metal thief to self-made video journalist, selling accident and crime footage to a los angeles television station. For hit use only until november 28 2014 jake gyllenhaal in a scene from film use he puts them to in his new film, nightcrawler the 33-year-old is gaunt and unnerving as lou bloom, a grifter.
Lou bloom, gyllenhaal's most psychotic role yet, is an incredibly captivating character, clear from the first scene a dangerous sociopath, and will no doubt in time stand shoulder to shoulder with. Nightcrawler 2014 r subtitles and to date as lou bloom, an unhinged sociopath who finds his true calling as a stringer, contributing gruesome videos to a. The only thing that really separates nina from lou bloom is that nina is able to function in normal society -- she plays the part better than he can movies have trained us to expect her to be repelled by lou because of his inexperience and his blunt abrasiveness, but nightcrawler is smart to show nina drawn to those exact qualities -- he's who. He's another deeply disturbing character for jake gyllenhaal in the new crime thriller nightcrawler, gyllenhaal plays gaunt sociopath lou bloom, who trawls the streets of los angeles to film horrific crime scenes for use in early morning local television news.
Lou bloom is a driven man reminiscent of a sociopath who finds he has a talent as nightcrawling in that he takes videos of true crimes as they are happening to be broadcast on the news his motivation and seeming lack of empathy allow him to break through and take the controversial images, and sell them with a strong aptitude for negotiation. Last week, jake gyllenhaal surprise-landed both sag and golden globes nominations for his portrayal of camera-wielding sociopath lou bloom, a destined movie icon alongside taxi driver's. People could call him a sociopath, mr gyllenhaal said of bloom, a character whose wide eyes appear not to blink in the first 20 minutes of the film nightcrawler epitomizes the.