Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal, Rene Russo, Bill Paxton, Riz Ahmed, Ann Cusack
Directed by: Dan Gilroy
Plot: A petty thief in Los Angeles stumbles across the potentially lucrative world of crime journalism and dives deep into the violent, seedy underbelly of the city.
Rotten Tomatoes Freshness: 94%
Critic Consensus: “Restless, visually sleek, and powered by a lithe star performance from Jake Gyllenhaal, Nightcrawler offers dark, thought-provoking thrills”
Saw 10th Anniversary
Starring: Tobin Bell, Leigh Whannell, Cary Elwes, Michael Emerson, Shawnee Smith, Dina Mayer, Ken Leung, Danny Glover
Directed by: James Wan
Plot: Two men wake up chained up in a dirty bathroom with a dead body between them and no memory of how they got there.
RT Freshness: 48%
Critic Consensus: “Saw is more than nasty enough for genre junkies, but far too twisted, gory, and shallow for more discerning horror fans”
Before I Go to Sleep
Starring: Nicole Kidman, Colin Firth, Mark Strong, Anne-Marie Duff
Directed by: Rowan Joffe
Plot: A woman wakes up every morning with no memory of the last 20 years and begins to suspect her husband is hiding the truth about how she contracted her amnesia.
RT Freshness: 47%
Critic Consensus: “If it doesn’t completely avoid thriller clichés, Before I Go to Sleep still offers a stylish, fast-paced, and well-acted diversion”
I’m like the J. Jonah Jameson of Everything Action, writing and editing and constantly demanding pictures of Spider-Man.