Gravity

I watched this thrilling sci fi movie while on a plane over the ocean, and the turbulence really added to the tense feel of it. Sandra Bullock and George Clooney play astronauts working on repairing the Hubble telescope, when an accident sends them into a dire situation. There is a kind of deep, uneasy fear …

Nightcrawler

I watched this drama / thriller featuring Jake Gyllenhaal a couple weeks ago, but haven't posted about it yet cause I've been traveling back and forth over the pacific ocean. In this movie, Jake plays an out of work sociopath who starts out stealing chain link fences to sell for scrap metal, then finds his …

Looper

This is another sci fi action movie that I never got around to watching because I figured I already knew the story. You can get a pretty clear idea of it from the trailer. A hit man who kills future people sent back in time from the mob. Then one day he has to kill …

Blue Ruin

As far as revenge stories go, this one was a bit different. When we first meet Dwight, the protagonist, he is sleeping in his car and eating from garbage cans. The movie does a good job of setting the scene fairly quickly, and you find yourself feeling for the character before he even says a …

Enemy, 2014

This was a weird one, and by the end of it, I'm not sure i really understand what was going on. Jake Gyllenhaal plays a boring history teacher, who, when watching a movie notices an actor that looks exactly like him. He tracks the actor down and finds that they seem to be exact doubles. …