Druid Peak (2014)

Director: Marni Zelnick Starring: Spencer Treat Clark, Andrew Wilson, Rachel Korine Druid Peak is a film about struggles – the struggles of youth, the struggles of nature – but the film itself, almost fittingly, is a struggle. Director Marni Zelnick seems to be torn on what kind of movie she’s trying to make – part … More Druid Peak (2014)

Nightcrawler (2014)

Director: Dan Gilroy Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal, Rene Russo, Bill Paxton, Riz Ahmed I’m not too familiar with a lot of Jake Gyllenhaal’s work, but apparently I’m missing out. In Dan Gilroy’s directorial debut, Nightcrawler, Gyllenhaal channels an unsettling charisma as Louis Bloom, a terrifying man who takes up the work of filming crime to sell to … More Nightcrawler (2014)

The Cobbler (2014)

            The Cobbler (2014) was directed and written by Thomas McCarthy, who also wrote for Up (2009). Starring Adam Sandler, Steve Buscemi, and Method Man, this film is a dramatic look at a simple concept: What’s it like to be in someone else’s shoes? McCarthy takes this question and creates … More The Cobbler (2014)