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Demolition: Jake Gyllenhaal brings down the house

Following back-to-back successes with “Dallas Buyers Club” and “Wild,” director Jean-Marc Vallée hits another cinematic homerun with “Demolition,” now in select theaters.

Jake Gyllenhaal beguiles audiences with one of his most compelling performances, taking what could have been a very ordinary performance and elevating it to an Oscar-nomination worthy effort. 599 more words

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Who doesn’t love Jake Gyllenhaal? He’s got to a stage in his career that for me means every film he stars in is a must see. 608 more words

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Top 5 Jake Gyllenhaal Movies

According to IMDB’s upcoming movies list, Demolition starring Jake Gyllenhaal comes out this week.  My local theater’s release list seems to disagree with that, so it may be a limited thing.  346 more words

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Lefties of the World Unite!

I am left-handed, which not only makes me far superior to all you ‘righties’ out there (unless you need a cheque signed, that’s a bit of a struggle!) but also leaves me open to some odd cultural misconceptions.   868 more words

Handwriting [94/365]

When my mum had to write something important, she always brought out her fountain pen. It was black, the brand was Faber-Castell. It’s probably still around somewhere, back at the old homestead. 331 more words


73 of 366: Southpaw

I’m trying to decide if Southpaw is more than just another boxing movie or if I believe that it is because I really wanted it to break out of that mold and the standard plot points of sports movies focusing on themes of redemption and revenge. 592 more words



 If you haven’t heard by now, “Southpaw” is a boxing movie staring Jake Gyllenhaal. (If you read one of my reviews from last year, “Nightcrawler,” you know that I consider Gyllenhall one of the best young actors in movies and he only appears to be getting better). 232 more words

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