This Week in Movies - 10/29/14

In which our movie guru tells you what he really feels about what’s coming to the silver screen. Check in every Wednesday for the weekend’s releases, or grab a copy of our print edition to see the whole month.

 

NIGHTCRAWLER

Release date: October 31
Director: Dan Gilroy
Cast: Jake Gyllenhaal, Rene Russo, Riz Ahmed, Bill Paxton
Website: nightcrawlerfilm.com

Following its Toronto Film Festival screening last month, Nightcrawler was heaped with praise, including rave reviews for Gyllenhaal’s performance as Lou Bloom, a young man who explores the lucrative and cutthroat world of underground crime journalism in Los Angeles. With the help of a TV news veteran (Russo), Bloom’s star begins to rise as he hunts down the city’s most gruesome leads.

 

BEFORE I GO TO SLEEP

Release date: October 31
Directors: Rowan Joffe
Cast: Nicole Kidman, Colin Firth, Mark Strong, Anne-Marie Duff
Website: beforeigotosleepthemovie.com

One part 50 First Dates, one part Memento, this film stars Nicole Kidman as Christine Lucas, a woman who develops anterograde amnesia after nearly being murdered, and wakes up each morning with no memories of her past. Employing a secret video diary, Christine must work one day at a time to solve the mystery of who tried to kill her, while questioning the integrity of everyone around her.

 

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David Onda is Fly Magazine's movie guy. He is an entertainment writer for a national outlet. He's attended and covered the Academy Awards on several (well, 3) occasions for a national outlet. He once made Quentin Tarantino laugh. He has shared an elevator with Bruce Willis, sat in John Waters' living room and has flown in the same airplane as Joan Rivers.

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