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Demolition (2016)


To truly understand something, you must take it apart and see what it is made from.

This is the philosophy used in Jean-Marc Vallee’s Demolition. 632 more words

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Review: Demolition

Imagine someone told you that there was a new album by Coldplay, Adele or Ed Sheeran and that it was really ‘edgy’. Would you believe them? 857 more words


Demolition: Review

Ever since Donnie Darko was released way back in 2001, I’ve been a big fan of Jake Gyllenhaal. Over the years, the actor has proven himself to have all the charm you could want from a leading man in a Hollywood movie. 497 more words



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“Demolition” is an offbeat movie that delves deep in its exploration of grief and human relationships. It’s a decidedly adult drama about self-discovery, at times considerably emotional and slightly subversive. 1,366 more words

2016 Film Reviews

Demolition (2015)

As an investment banker struggles after losing his wife in a tragic car crash, his increasingly confessional series of letters to a vending machine company catch the attention of a customer service rep with whom he forms an unlikely connection. 74 more words


“The man’s wife just died. Show some compassion you little shit!”

I’ve eaten my words previously when it has come to Jake Gyllenhaal; a cynic towards his work in a previous life – one before my time with Failed Critics – I have become quite the fan of the man that once bugged me just for having a surname I couldn’t spell. 883 more words