Nightcrawler (2014) – Movie Review

December 10, 2014 3:55 am by
Nightcrawler movie poster - Big Fat Kill

Overview

When Lou Bloom, a driven man desperate for work, muscles into the world of L.A. crime journalism, he blurs the line between observer and participant to become the star of his own story. Aiding him in his effort is Nina, a TV-news veteran.

Cast

  • Jake Gyllenhaal - Louis Bloom
  • Bill Paxton - Joe Loder
  • Rene Russo - Nina Romina
  • Riz Ahmed - Rick

Director

  • Dan Gilroy

Run Time

  • 117 min

Review

If Cronenburg made Taxi Driver. Gyllenhaal is excellent and plays one of the most memorable characters I’ve seen in years.

A refreshing change from the norm.

4.0 Stars (4.0 / 5)

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