Posts tagged Jake Gyllenhaal

Movie review: “Life (2017)”

What would we do if we discovered life in space?  This movie attempts to answer that question as six astronauts onboard the space station find life on a Martian probe.  It starts as a single-cell animal and grows rapidly until it threatens the crew.  Jake Gullenhaal stars as Dr. Jordan, a space veteran who has been on the […]


“Southpaw” Movie Review

Jake Gyllenhaal stars as Billy Hope, a boxer on top of the world, but whose world crashes down around him in an instant.  At a scuffle after a charity event, a stray gunshot kills his wife, Maureen, played by Rachel McAdams, changing his life forever.  He loses his house to foreclosure and his daughter to […]


“Nightcrawler” Movie review

This was a strange movie, not so much for the plot or how it was filmed, but for the main character.  Jake Gyllenhaal stars as Louis Bloom, a petty thief who discovers he can make money selling video footage to local news stations.  He steals an expensive bike in order to obtain his equipment–a police […]