Tag: jake gyllenhaal

Fall Movies: Opening September 22, 2017

A few big movies come out this week. I was pretty excited about Kingsman: The Golden Circle, but reviews say it suffers from the sequel curse of adding too much of what made it good before and killing the spark. I think I’ll still see it though. I always...

September 2015 Action Movies

Continuing to make Transporter movies after Jason Statham has moved on seems like a waste of money, yet here is another one coming out. I ignored Maze Runner when it came out, but I guess it was popular so now there is another one. I’ll continue to ignore it....

July 2015 Drama Movies

Most of the dramas coming out this month have a bit of a light touch to them, which fits with summer. Then there is Southpaw, which is super serious and dark. It surprises me that it isn’t coming out in the fall....

Jarhead

Jarhead Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal, Jamie Foxx, Lucas Black, Peter Sarsgaard Directed by: Sam Mendes Written by: Anthony Swofford (book), William Broyles Jr. (screenplay) Rating: R Genre: War Drama Release Date: 2005 Sam Mendes directs Jake Gyllenhaal as a marine trying to survive boredom during the 1991 Desert Storm Gulf War. I wanted to see...

The Day After Tomorrow

Global warming decides to destroy Earth while making Donnie Darko star in a disaster flick. Bad global warming! I kept telling Donnie Darko to travel back in time and fix stuff or maybe the tornadoes in L.A. were just looking for him. The movies were a bit similar: end...

Donnie Darko

Fed told us that we had to watch this movie and I must say that Fed has excellent taste. This movie was awesome. Jake Gyllenhaal plays a emotionally disturbed kid that has hallucinations of a six-foot tall bunny rabbit named Frank that tells him to do things. He’s in...