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Interview: We talk to Jake Gyllenhaal and Judah Lewis about Demolition!

To say Jake Gyllenhaal is one of our finest working actors is surely understating things. From BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN to PRISONERS to NIGHTCRAWLER, he's firmly established himself as one of those thespians who's willing to go anywhere and do anything for his craft. Things are no different in DEMOLITION, in which he plays Davis Mitchell, an emotionally closed-off man who loses...
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The Good, The Bad & The Badass: Jake Gyllenhaal

Last week , we took a look at the career legendary actress Diane Lane , long a favorite of ours at This week's actor is another favorite... Jake Gyllenhaal It's tough to believe, but Jake Gyllenhaal 's been making movies for twenty five years. Born into a showbiz family (along with his very talented sister Maggie Gyllenhaal ), he got his...
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Review: Demolition

PLOT : After the tragic death of his wife, a successful investment banker finds everything around him falling apart. However, he soon finds some comfort in helping a struggling mother and her troubled son. REVIEW : Jake Gyllenhaal has become one of the most exciting actors working today. His recent work in NIGHTCRAWLER, SOUTHPAW and ENEMY have continued to prove what a...
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Review: Demolition (TIFF 2015)

PLOT: Following the death of his wife, a young businessman ( Jake Gyllenhaal ) starts ripping apart his perfectly ordered life in an attempt to find meaning. REVIEW: DEMOLITION is the perfect example of a film that should have been an absolute slam-dunk but just goes terribly awry early-on and never recovers. The latest from Jean-Marc Vallée, this is way more in-line...
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Jake Gyllenhaal deconstructs his life in Demolition trailer

Jake Gyllenhaal has been doing some incredible work as of late. For the most part, he always was (well, except for THE DAY AFTER TOMORROW and PRINCE OF PERSIA), but when you take a look at his last few films, it is one dynamite performance after another. SOURCE CODE. END OF WATCH. PRISONERS. ENEMY. NIGHTCRAWLER. SOUTHPAW. Gyllenhaal seems to get better and better each time out, which is...
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Review: Wild

This review originally ran as part of's TIFF 2014 coverage. PLOT: A young woman ( Reese Witherspoon ) hits the Pacific Crest Trail after suffering through a messy divorce and the death of her mother ( Laura Dern ). REVIEW: After a rough patch, following the back-to-back failures of THIS MEANS WAR and THE DEVIL'S KNOT, star Reese Witherspoon is...
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Dallas Buyers Club director will helm Janis Joplin biopic with Amy Adams

The long in development biopic about singer-songwriter Janis Joplin will finally begin shooting next year. We have known since 2010 that the beautiful and talented Amy Adams will star and now DALLAS BUYERS CLUB director Jean-Marc Vallée is has been given the task of the directing the movie. Back in 2010 it was CITY OF GOD director Fernando Meirelles who was going to helm the...
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Jake Gyllenhaal and Naomi Watts set to board Jean-Marc Vallee's Demolition

Naomi Watts is currently in talks to act alongside Jake Gyllenhaal in Jean-Mar Vallee's DEMOLITION. With a screenplay written by Bryan Sipe, DEMOLITION follows an investment banker who finds his life in a downward spiral after the death of his wife. Things begin to change for the better after a chance meeting with a single mother (Watts). I've always liked Jake...
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Reese Witherspoon goes Wild in the trailer for the survival drama

Reese Witherspoon has not had much of a career since her Best Actress win for WALK THE LINE. In fact, you could say she pretty much disappeared, turning in a handful of forgettable performances in comedies and thrillers. Like Matthew McConaughey , Witherspoon has been trying something of a comeback over the last year having appeared in MUD (opposite McConaughey) and with Colin Firth...
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Awesome Art We've Found Around The Net: Harley Quinn, Peach, The Thing

Some cliche somewhere said that 'a picture is worth a thousand words.' This has proven to be the case for me and especially when it comes to fan art. I have always sought out great fan art and have wanted to share it with as many people as possible. "Awesome Artwork We've Found Around The Net" is the outlet for that passion. In this column I will showcase the kick-ass...
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The Good, The Bad & The Badass: Matthew McConaughey

Last week, we switched things up and explored the career of uber-producer Jerry Bruckheimer. This week, we put our focus back on the talent in front of the camera, with a re-evaluation of an actor many of us had written off years ago, but is now on his way to being a legend… Matthew McConaughey Two short years ago, Matthew McConaughey was a...
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Review: Dallas Buyers Club

Read Chris Bumbray's TIFF review here ! PLOT: Based on the true story of Ron Woodroof who, after being diagnosed with HIV and not being able to secure useful medication, began to smuggle in drugs from other countries in order to sell them to those with the same disease. In the process, he turned his "only 30 days to live" diagnosis into several years of crusading against...
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