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Denzel Washington Circling Nightcrawler Director’s Next Film In 2014, writer/director Dan Gilroy gained a lot of attention for his drama Nightcrawler, which told the story of aspiring crime journalist Lou Bloom (Jake Gyllenhaal) and the immoral lengths he would go to to make a name (and money) for himself. The film received a plethora of accolades, including a Best Original Screenplay Oscar nomination for Gilroy.

Sound Off: Jake Gyllenhaal in Dan Gilroy's 'Nightcrawler' - Thoughts? Now that you've seen it, what did you think? "You have to make the money to buy a ticket." In theaters now is Dan Gilroy's Nightcrawler, a story set during nighttime in Los Angeles about a young man desperate for work who lands a career in late-night crime journalism. Jake Gyllenhaal plays Louis Bloom, who zooms around the city with his video camera hoping to capture footage of the biggest story he can find. The cast includes Bill Paxton as a competitor, Rene Russo as a TV station editor, and Riz Ahmed as his assistant "Rick". So how is it? The sleeper hit of the year?

Weekend Box Office Report: October 31-November 2, 2014 Nightcrawler crawls to #1! Moviegoers were drawn to different kinds of creeps this Halloween weekend, putting the Jake Gyllenhaal crime drama NIGHTCRAWLER at the top of the box office with an estimated $10.9 million! The directing debut of screenwriter Dan Gilroy (THE BOURNE LEGACY) had already collected acclaim from festivals, and audiences were also keen on getting a glimpse at the seedy Los Angeles... Read More...

Sound Off: Jake Gyllenhaal in Dan Gilroy's 'Nightcrawler' - Thoughts? Now that you've seen it, what did you think? "You have to make the money to buy a ticket." In theaters now is Dan Gilroy's Nightcrawler, a story set during nighttime in Los Angeles about a young man desperate for work who lands a career in late-night crime journalism. Jake Gyllenhaal plays Louis Bloom, who zooms around the city with his video camera hoping to capture footage of the biggest story he can find. The cast includes Bill Paxton as a competitor, Rene Russo as a TV station editor, and Riz Ahmed as his assistant "Rick". So how is it? The sleeper hit of the year?

Exclusive 1:1 Interview: Nightcrawler Star Jake Gyllenhaal! Over the past few years Jake Gyllenhaal has become one of the most exciting actors working today. His work in ENEMY, PRISONERS and END OF WATCH is terrific, as he continues to challenge himself and take on meatier roles. His latest only further proves what a fascinating talent he is. In NIGHTCRAWLER, he portrays Louis Bloom, a strange fellow who discovers he has a knack for videotaping horrific events which... Read More...

Watch: A Twisted Jake Gyllenhaal Crosses The Line In Wicked Red Band Trailer For ‘Nightcrawler’ Not to bring things back to Oscar, perhaps a lowest common denominator form of conversation for movies, but it would be some kind of shame if Jake Gyllenhaal doesn’t get a well-deserved nomination for “Nightcrawler” because he’s all kinds of wicked and twisted worthy. Some pundits are questioning whether that’ll happen or not, but I suppose that’s someone else’s concern at the end of the day.

Nightcrawler

Posted October 4th, 2013 by Binh Ngo

NIGHTCRAWLER is a pulse-pounding thriller set in the nocturnal underbelly of contemporary Los Angeles. Jake Gyllenhaal stars as Lou Bloom, a driven young man desperate for work who discovers the high-speed world of L.A. crime journalism. Finding a group of freelance camera crews who film crashes, fires, murder and other mayhem, Lou muscles into the cut-throat, dangerous realm of nightcrawling -- where each police siren wail equals a possible windfall and victims are converted into dollars and cents.

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