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Short Reviews: Enemy (2013)

If anyone tries to spoil Enemy for you, punch them in the throat and walk away. This is a movie to go into not knowing too much, and as such, I’ll be keeping details of the plot light. 469 more words

Film

Gyllenhaal Puts the Persian in Swepersiandish

Jake Gyllenhaal is a wonderful actor with a very Swedish last name, but prince he is presumably not and Persian he is definitely not. Nevertheless, he’s decorated to look like Prince Dastan, sporting layers of leather and dusty robes (an observation which spurs me to rename this character Prince Dusty), and is ordered to backflip across the set with purpose, humour, and a few raging hormones. 631 more words

Movie

Jake Gyllenhal or something.

my biggest fan requested that I review Enemy. Which I was like, let’s not make this a habit but ok. it’s a riddle of a movie, not all movies are like that thank goodness but some are, they are all very prematurely self congratulatory in a really misguided way. 701 more words

Prisoners (2013)

When Keller Dover’s daughter and her friend go missing, he takes matters into his own hands as the police pursue multiple leads and the pressure mounts. 13 more words

Drama

‘Enemy’: A Film on Coming to Terms with One’s Self

In the many stories offered about characters having of the same face or look-alikes, this film that features Jake Gyllenhaal in ‘Enemy’, which is based on a 2002 novel by Portuguese author José Saramago, who won the Nobel Prize for literature and has a title—The Double, in Portuguese, it is translated as… 406 more words

Life

Zodiac (2007)

David Fincher has made a career of films that tackle bizarre subject matter. His breakthrough film, Se7en, still stands as one of the best crime thrillers of the late 90’s. 450 more words

Mystery

You have to make the money to buy a ticket

YES. A new trailer for something that looks cool! I haven’t been inspired by much at the cinema lately – I haven’t bee in at least 6 weeks and that is looooong for me. 376 more words