Director Dan Gilroy wants to have protagonist Louis (Gyllenhaal), who films accident sites for nightly TV news, epitomize the sick soul of media exploitation, but he also celebrates him as an entrepreneurial go-getter.
Director Jesse Moss's documentary, which is filmed in oil boom town Williston, N.D., is the story of the limits of religious faith in an oil boom town increasingly inhospitable to the hordes of hopefuls looking for their shot at the American dream.
The horror movie came in at first place with a gross of $20 million, while the action movie 'Wick,' which stars Keanu Reeves, grossed $14.2 million. The World War II film 'Fury' dropped to third place for the weekend.
Actress Keira Knightley isn't believable as a 'laggy' – someone who is slow and aimless – or as a woman reclaiming her teenhood, but Chloë Grace Moretz is well cast as the teen with whom she bonds and Sam Rockwell is good as Moretz's caustic but sensitive father.
The movie doesn't delve into the legalities of Snowden's actions or address the irony of Snowden being given political asylum in Moscow, but the film ably expresses that it is all too easy for democracies to cross lines when gathering information.
'A movie like "Interstellar" wouldn't just have to be huge – it needs to be gigantic if it's going to do anything to save us,' Bruce Nash, founder of box office tracking site the Numbers, said of the year's box office so far. 'Interstellar' will be released on Nov. 5.
The World War II film 'Fury,' which stars Brad Pitt, came in first at the box office this past weekend, grossing $23.5 million, while 'Gone Girl' took in $17.8 million. 'Gone Girl' had topped the box office for two weeks previously.
'Watchers' examines the life of Raphael Lemkin, a Polish Holocaust refugee who not only coined the term 'genocide' but also invented the concept of categorizing mass murder as an international crime, and his spiritual heirs.
The film 'Justice League Part One' is set for a 2017 release, while 'The Lego Movie 2' will come out in 2018. The 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them' film series is set to debut in 2016 and release new movies over the next several years.
Renner stars as San Joe Mercury News reporter Gary Webb, whose series claiming the CIA-backed contras fighting the Sandanista government made money smuggling drugs with the CIA's knowledge was attacked by other papers.
The drama in which drumming prodigy Andrew Neyman (Miles Teller) faces off against J.K. Simmons' instructor Terence Fletcher brings up the question of why Terence wasn't brought up on charges long ago.