Tag Archives: Jake Kring-Schreiefels

Review: ‘Nightcrawler’

Review: ‘Nightcrawler’

Written & Directed by Dan Gilroy Starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Bill Paxton, Rene Russo, & Riz Ahmed NOW PLAYING in NYC and Select Theaters Local news programming is often a de-contextualized experience of visual trauma. Crime stories offer quick intrigue and highly graphic imagery. They make you afraid in disproportionate ways while taking up disproportionate segments of an

52nd New York Film Festival Review: ‘Clouds of Sils Maria’

Written & Directed by Oliver Assayas Starring Juliette Binoche, Kristen Stewart & Chloë Grace Moretz Some movies are self-aware. ‘Clouds of Sils Maria’ is beautifully self-aware. It stars Juliette Binoche and Kristen Stewart in powerfully meta-roles and might be my favorite film to emerge from the festival. It’s directed by Olivier Assayas, who blends his characters

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