Los Angeles Film School Spotlights Oscar Nominated Scribes

 It was a film centric Monday for me, as I started the day co-hosting Behind The Lens with film critic/interviewer debbie lynn elias over at Adrenaline Radio, where we discussed the new documentaries Backstreet Boys: Show 'Em What You're Made Of and Energizing Our World (narrated by Edward James Olmos, whom we interviewed on the show). But the … Continue reading Los Angeles Film School Spotlights Oscar Nominated Scribes

Review: ‘Nightcrawler’ Powered by Jake Gyllenhaal’s Spellbinding Performance

Jake Gyllenhaal is a versatile actor who's traversed many genres, and that diversity continues with Nightcrawler, a perverse and prescient thriller that refuses pump the brakes from the get go. Lou Bloom (Gyllenhaal) is unemployed, and though his sunken cheeked visage gives him a desperate and all too hungry look, our anti-hero is far from weak. … Continue reading Review: ‘Nightcrawler’ Powered by Jake Gyllenhaal’s Spellbinding Performance

Jake Gyllenhaal Delivers Runaway Performance In ‘Nightcrawler’

Jake Gyllenhaal delivers one of his best performances as Lou Bloom, a news stringer who will do anything it takes to capture raw and graphic footage in the riveting thriller Nightcrawler. Bloom, along with a police scanner and an in-over-his-head assistant (Riz Ahmed) scour the Los Angeles streets waiting to capture the latest crime or … Continue reading Jake Gyllenhaal Delivers Runaway Performance In ‘Nightcrawler’

Rene Russo Stays “In The Wave” With ‘Nightcrawler’

In Nightcrawler, Rene Russo is Nina, a news producer at a struggling, Los Angeles station. To bump up the program's ratings, Nina buys violent footage from cameramen who capture the latest robberies and car accidents that occur within the suburban confines of Southern California. Jake Gyllenhaal is Lou Bloom, a novice to the news profession who's armed with … Continue reading Rene Russo Stays “In The Wave” With ‘Nightcrawler’

Jake Gyllenhaal Gets Immersed With ‘Nightcrawler’ Role

If you've seen Brokeback Mountain, End of Watch or last year's Prisoners, Jake Gyllenhaal's acting skills may be something you appreciate. Part of that his skill set, at times, requires a full immersion in the role, and it's an experience he had shooting his latest film Nightcrawler. The actor is also on board as a … Continue reading Jake Gyllenhaal Gets Immersed With ‘Nightcrawler’ Role