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JAKE GYLLENHAAL

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AMBULANCE (2022)
Starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Yahya Abdul-Mateen Ii, Eiza González, Garret Dillahunt, Keir O'Donnell, Moses Ingram, A Martinez, Wale Folarin, Cedric Sanders and Jackson White. Directed by Michael Bay.
SPIRIT UNTAMED (2021)
Starring Isabella Merced, Jake Gyllenhaal, Julianne Moore, Marsai Martin, McKGrace, Isabela Merced, Eiza González and Walton Goggins. Directed by Elaine Bogan.

When a heartless horse wrangler and his team plan to capture Spirit and his herd and auction them off to a life of captivity and hard labour, Lucky enlists her new friends and bravely embarks on the adventure of a lifetime to rescue the horse who has given her freedom and a sense of purpose, and has helped Lucky discover a connection to her mother’s legacy and to her Mexican heritage that she never expected.
SPIDER-MAN: FAR FROM HOME (2019)
Starring Tom Holland, Jake Gyllenhaal, Michael Keaton, Zendaya, Samuel L. Jackson, Cobie Smulders, Jacob Batalon, Tony Revolori, Marisa Tomei and J.b. Smoove. Directed by Jon Watts.

Our friendly neighbourhood Super Hero decides to join his best friends Ned, MJ, and the rest of the gang on a European vacation. However, Peter’s plan to leave super heroics behind for a few weeks are quickly scrapped when he begrudgingly agrees to help Nick Fury uncover the mystery of several elemental creature attacks, creating havoc across the continent!

REVIEWS Spider-Man: Far From Home - In a post-Iron Man world, Spidey's still the same insecure kid

THE SISTERS BROTHERS (2019)
Starring John C. Reilly, Joaquin Phoenix, Jake Gyllenhaal, Riz Ahmed, Rebecca Root, Allison Tolman, Rutger Hauer, Carol Kane, Ian Reddington and Richard Brake. Directed by Jacques Audiard.

REVIEWS The Sisters Brothers - Blood runs thicker than plot

WILDLIFE (2018)
Starring Carey Mulligan, Ed Oxenbould, Jake Gyllenhaal, Bill Camp, Zoe Margaret Colletti, Mollie Milligan, Marshall Virden, Travis W Bruyer, Jr Hatchett and Russell Herrera Jr. Directed by Paul Dano.

Fourteen-year-old Joe, is the only child of Jeanette and Jerry —a housewife and a golf pro—in a small town in 1960s Montana. Nearby, an uncontrolled forest fire rages close to the Canadian border, and when Jerry loses his job—and his sense of purpose—he decides to join the cause of fighting the fire, leaving his wife and son to fend for themselves. Suddenly forced into the role of an adult, Joe witnesses his mother's struggle as she tries to keep her head above water. With precise details and textures of its specific time and place, 'Wildlife' commits to the viewpoint of a teenage boy observing the gradual dissolution of his parents’ marriage.

REVIEWS Wildlife - A subtle and moving portrait of family in crisis

STRONGER (2018)
Starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Tatiana Maslany, Clancy Brown, Miranda Richardson, Frankie Shaw, Danny McCarthy, Carlos Sanz, Karen Scalia, Jimmy Leblanc and Patty O'Neil. Directed by David Gordon Green.

A victim of the Boston Marathon bombing in 2013 helps the police track down the killers while struggling to recover from devastating trauma.

REVIEWS Stronger - A weak portrayal of a true tragedy

LIFE (2017)
Starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Ryan Reynolds, Rebecca Ferguson, Hiroyuki Sanada, Ariyon Bakare and Olga Dihovichnaya. Directed by Daniel Espinosa.

The story of the six-member crew of the International Space Station that is on the cutting edge of one of the most important discoveries in human history: the first evidence of extraterrestrial life on Mars. As the crew begins to conduct research, their methods end up having unintended consequences and the life form proves more intelligent than anyone ever expected.

REVIEWS Life - Wasted potential

NOCTURNAL ANIMALS (2016)
Starring Amy Adams, Jake Gyllenhaal, Isla Fisher, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Armie Hammer, Kim Basinger and Laura Linney. Directed by Tom Ford.

Susan receives a manuscript from her ex-husband, and reading it causes her to recall her first marriage and confront some dark truths about herself.

REVIEWS Nocturnal Animals - Extraordinary and wonderfully twisted

DEMOLITION (2016)
Starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Naomi Watts, Chris Cooper and Judah Lewis. Directed by Jean-Marc Vallée.

Davis, a successful investment banker, struggles after losing his wife in a tragic car crash. Despite pressure from his father in law Phil to pull it together, Davis continues to unravel. What starts as a complaint letter to a vending machine company turns into a series of letters revealing startling personal admissions. Davis’ letters catch the attention of customer service rep Karen and, amidst emotional and financial burdens of her own, the two form an unlikely connection. With the help of Karen and her son Chris, Davis starts to rebuild, beginning with the demolition of the life he once knew.
EVEREST (2015)
Starring Josh Brolin, Jake Gyllenhaal, John Hawkes, Jason Clark, Robin Wright, Keira Knightley and Sam Worthington. Directed by Baltasar Kormákur.

Inspired by the incredible events surrounding a treacherous attempt to reach the summit of the world’s highest mountain, 'Everest' documents the awe-inspiring journey of two different expeditions challenged beyond their limits by one of the fiercest snowstorms ever encountered by mankind. Their mettle tested by the harshest of elements found on the planet, the climbers will face nearly impossible obstacles as a lifelong obsession becomes a breath-taking struggle for survival.

REVIEWS Everest - Make the ascent

SOUTHPAW (2015)
Starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Rachel McAdams, Forest Whitaker, Rita Ora, Naomie Harris and 50 Cent. Directed by Antoine Fuqua.

A boxer fights his way to the top, only to find his life falling apart around him.

REVIEWS Southpaw - All bark, no bite

NIGHTCRAWLER (2014)
Starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Rene Russo and Bill Paxton. Directed by Dan Gilroy.

Lou Bloom is a driven young man desperate for work who discovers the high-speed world of LA crime journalism. Finding a group of freelance camera crews who film crashes, fires, murder and other mayhem, Lou muscles into the cut-throat, dangerous realm of nightcrawling - where each police siren wail equals a possible windfall and victims are converted into dollars and cents. Aided by Rene Russo as Nina, a veteran of the blood-sport that is local TV news, Lou blurs the line between observer and participant to become the star of his own story.

REVIEWS Nightcrawler - A filthy, fiery masterpiece
Nightcrawler - Blurred lines

PRISONERS (2013)
Starring Hugh Jackman, Jake Gyllenhaal, Viola Davis, Maria Bello, Terrence Howard, Melissa Leo and Paul Dano. Directed by Denis Villeneuve.

A Boston man kidnaps the person he suspects is behind the disappearance of his young daughter and her best friend.
END OF WATCH (2012)
Starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Michael Peña, Anna Kendrick, Cody Horn, America Ferrara, Natalie Martinez, David Harbour, Frank Grillo, America Ferrera and Shondrella Avery. Directed by David Ayer.

REVIEWS End of Watch - Intense twist on the buddy-cop genre

OKJA
Starring Ahn Seo-Hyun, Tilda Swinton, Paul Dano, Jake Gyllenhaal, Byun Hee-Bong, Steven Yeun, Lily Collins, Giancarlo Esposito, Yoon Je-Moon and Shirley Henderson. Directed by Bong Joon-Ho.

REVIEWS Okja - Spectacularly over-the-top

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WILDLIFE (2018)
Starring Carey Mulligan, Ed Oxenbould, Jake Gyllenhaal, Bill Camp, Zoe Margaret Colletti, Mollie Milligan, Marshall Virden, Travis W Bruyer, Jr Hatchett and Russell Herrera Jr. Directed by Paul Dano.

Fourteen-year-old Joe, is the only child of Jeanette and Jerry —a housewife and a golf pro—in a small town in 1960s Montana. Nearby, an uncontrolled forest fire rages close to the Canadian border, and when Jerry loses his job—and his sense of purpose—he decides to join the cause of fighting the fire, leaving his wife and son to fend for themselves. Suddenly forced into the role of an adult, Joe witnesses his mother's struggle as she tries to keep her head above water. With precise details and textures of its specific time and place, 'Wildlife' commits to the viewpoint of a teenage boy observing the gradual dissolution of his parents’ marriage.

REVIEWS Wildlife - A subtle and moving portrait of family in crisis

STRONGER (2018)
Starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Tatiana Maslany, Clancy Brown, Miranda Richardson, Frankie Shaw, Danny McCarthy, Carlos Sanz, Karen Scalia, Jimmy Leblanc and Patty O'Neil. Directed by David Gordon Green.

A victim of the Boston Marathon bombing in 2013 helps the police track down the killers while struggling to recover from devastating trauma.

REVIEWS Stronger - A weak portrayal of a true tragedy

NIGHTCRAWLER (2014)
Starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Rene Russo and Bill Paxton. Directed by Dan Gilroy.

Lou Bloom is a driven young man desperate for work who discovers the high-speed world of LA crime journalism. Finding a group of freelance camera crews who film crashes, fires, murder and other mayhem, Lou muscles into the cut-throat, dangerous realm of nightcrawling - where each police siren wail equals a possible windfall and victims are converted into dollars and cents. Aided by Rene Russo as Nina, a veteran of the blood-sport that is local TV news, Lou blurs the line between observer and participant to become the star of his own story.

REVIEWS Nightcrawler - A filthy, fiery masterpiece
Nightcrawler - Blurred lines

RELIC
Starring Emily Mortimer, Robyn Nevin, Bella Heathcote, Chris Bunton, Steve Rodgers, Catherine Glavicic, Jeremy Stanford, Christina O'Neill, John Browning and Robin Northover. Directed by Natalie Erika James.

A daughter, mother and grandmother are haunted by a manifestation of dementia that consumes their family's home.

REVIEWS Relic - The curse of old age

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