Month: November 2014

HOLY SITH! “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” Teaser Reaction

The teaser for J.J. Abrams’ Star Wars: The Force Awakens has made its way across the Internet in less than 12 parsecs. Read a breakdown of the teaser along with Nick and Ryan’s reactions below. (more…)

Review: “Nightcrawler”, or How Far Would You Go For The American Dream?

Pickup: Never before had I paid to see a movie more than once in a theater. No film had driven me back to buy a ticket, and I’m honestly a bit stingy at the theater. That changed with Nightcrawler (2014), written and directed by Dan Gilroy and starring Jake Gyllenhaal. It’s a visually beautiful film that strikes a good balance between its funny, creepy, and monstrous moments. Gyllenhaal’s performance is outstanding and magnetic as psychopathic scavenger Louis Bloom. Beneath its story of media exploitation and crossing boundaries, there is a darkly ironic capitalist tale that makes this film fascinating. (more…)