Jake Gyllenhaal

Beware the Sexist Celluloid Quilt that Is ‘Nocturnal Animals’

Nocturnal Animals

…I’m left with the feeling that Tom Ford’s second feature film is a love letter to sexist movies instead. … Like a lot of sexist stories, ‘Nocturnal Animals’ is vague about its attitude toward women, because it doesn’t truly regard women as anything but objects – things that derive meaning only through their relationship to the real subjects, men.

‘Nightcrawler’: Centering the White Fear Narrative

Jake Gyllenhaal as Lou Bloom.

Two Things:

1. Jake Gyllenhaal will be nominated for an Oscar.

2. ‘Nightcrawler’ is one of the most honest depictions of the White Fear Narrative on film.

Movie Review: Source Code

This guest post by Markgraf also appears at Bad Reputation. Original artwork by Markgraf The last film I reviewed, Sucker Punch, had a magnificent trailer. It really stoked me. I was all, “Hey, this trailer is awesome! I must avail my face of the cinematographical delight it advertises!” And then I saw it and it […]