Jake Gyllenhaal stars as a gaunt LA resident that stalks late night streets in a search for loot and easy pickings. He is smart, savvy, and above all solipsistic. He’s in it for himself and he’ll do whatever it takes to better his life – even at the expense of others.
People are inherently strange. There’s no blueprint to follow, there’s no standard, and we all just live our lives and view reality from subjective perspectives. Lou Bloom (Gyllenhaal) is no exception, in fact he’s sociopathic, atomised from society, and his postmodern late night sleepless existence is both alienating and alluring. Continue reading “Nightcrawler (2014) Film Review”