Jake Gyllenhall

Stronger – LFF 2017 Review

It's a strange cinematic coincidence, but the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings have proved fertile ground for two excellent recent films – first with Peter Berg’s nail-biting Patriots Day, and now with the...
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Our Brand Is Crisis – Review

Welcome to Clooney/Heslov’s Bolivian campaign, The Ides of March-ing Powder if you will. As a good humoured drama, with the laughs peaking at a choice use of Sandra’s buttocks, this is light yet...

Manglehorn – Review

A.J. Manglehorn has a ridiculous name and a ridiculous obsession with lost-love Clara; like Bellow's Herzog, the ageing recluse has an unfortunate habit of writing never-delivered letters. Thankfully, a...

Joe – Review

Adapted from the late Larry Brown’s novel of the same name, Joe commands exceedingly tight performances within a morally bereft universe. All aspects point to open-ended nihilism, as Joe’s modern wasteland...