Nightcrawler Reviews

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January 4, 2015
Like an alternate version of Network in which Faye Dunaway cannibalizes the conscientious William Holden character, Nightcrawler cleverly dispenses with any debate about the tyranny of ratings and the erosion of privacy.
January 4, 2015
A gritty urban comedy noir, a scathing, Network-worthy disembowelment of television newsgatherers that will leave you craving a shower.
January 4, 2015
It seems like a lot of satirical hue and cry about a social problem I'm not sure the nation is currently plagued by. Are local TV news stations really conducting daily bidding wars over the goriest footage random freelancers can bring them?
November 5, 2014
Crashes and crime scenes are his bread and butter. He is driven. He is innovative. He is happy. He is also a monster - a fiend who preys on people at their weakest and worst moments.
October 31, 2014
Now 33 years old, Gyllenhaal is the same age that De Niro was in Taxi Driver and, like him, he is learning to channel an eerie, inner charisma, offering it up in glimpses and glimmers rather than all at once.
October 31, 2014
For a first-time director, Gilroy demonstrates an uncommon assurance, not only in his audacious tonal shifts but in the stellar work he elicits from his cast and crew.
May 31, 2019
Gyllenhaal is Nightcrawler's battery; his creation, cooked from the greasy rinds of Jordan Belfort et al., saturates every frame with a queasy intensity.
April 3, 2019
The aphorisms scattered throughout the film allude to a larger truth. Sadly, the film's inability to empower these feeble social stabs with any authenticity or depth of investigation leaves events feeling flat and forgettable.
March 5, 2019
Nightcrawler is a brilliantly-crafted Neo-noir that has a lingering effect long after the end credits. The film was deservedly nominated for an Oscar for Best Original Screenplay.
January 31, 2019
Nightcrawler kept me on the edge of my seat and senses. It bleeds. It leads. And, you'll surely follow.
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