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'Nightcrawler' is an effectively creepy thriller, reviews say
'Nightcrawler' is an effectively creepy thriller, reviews say

"Nightcrawler" may not feature any vengeful ghosts, bloodthirsty demons or chainsaw-wielding psychos, but that doesn't mean writer-director Dan Gilroy's take on the cutthroat business of local TV news isn't suitably creepy for a Halloween release. According to movie critics, the nocturnal drama starring Jake Gyllenhaal as a freelance videographer with a missing conscience makes for a stylish, well-acted chiller. The Los Angeles Times' Kenneth Turan writes: "'Nightcrawler' is pulp with a purpose. A smart, engaged film powered by an altogether remarkable performance by Jake Gyllenhaal, it is melodrama grounded in a disturbing reality, an extreme...

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