Nocturnal Animals actor Jake Gyllenhaal, 36, is covering a lot of ground. He’s currently starring—and singing!—in his first Broadway musical, Sunday in the Park With George, about painter Georges Seurat. And he’s about to blast off as astronaut David Jordan in Life, a sci-fi thriller about a crew that discovers extraterrestrial life on Mars. Life opens in theaters March 24. Read More: // here
Actor Jake Gyllenhaal attends a photocall for ‘Life’ at the Corinthia Hotel on March 16, 2017 in London, England. ‘Life’ is released in cinemas nationwide on March 24, 2017. View: // here
Jake Gyllenhaal and Rebecca Ferguson attend “Life” Photo Call on March 13, 2017 in Paris, France. View: // here
(Sweet home) Chicago, get a first look at Daniel Espinosa’s Life with a very special advance screening hosted by Bloody Disgusting. We’ve got a whopping (75) pairs of tickets for a showing taking place MARCH 22 @7:30pm at AMC River East 21 (322 E. Illinois St. Chicago, IL 60611). Read More: // here
When Jake Gyllenhaal picks up a screenplay he has his own litmus test that helps convince him of its merits. Quite simply, if he can’t stop turning the pages, he knows it’s a winner. The script for the epic, terrifying thriller set in space, Life, was, he says with a smile, “beautifully paced and terrifying” and he read it through in one session that passed by in a flash. “To me, sometimes the sign of a wonderful script is how quickly you read it or how much you are unaware of how much time passes.” he says. “With Life, it felt like I’d started it and the next minute I’d finished it – from the first terrifying sequence to the last. Read More: // here
Screencaps from the following added to the Gallery.
Icons added to the Media section.
Hey, want to feel old? Richard Kelly’s cult classic Donnie Darko turned 15 (!) last fall, and also the past, present, and future exist simultaneously, meaning that both you and it are approximately 13.82 billion years old, part of the same ever-expanding and imperceptibly dying cell structure that, were you to step outside the human conception of linear time and see things as God might, you would recognize within its machinations the many minute, interlocking decisions that create our destiny. And if you enjoy having quasi-philosophical coffee shop conversations like that—and you love the ’80s!—you’ll definitely want to catch Donnie Darko during its upcoming weeklong return to theaters, with most dates starting on what we call “March 31.” Read More: // here
Pop culture anniversaries tend to be occasions for gauzy nostalgia or vigorous defenses of the places various pieces of art ought to have in the canon. I don’t feel any need to defend David Fincher’s “Zodiac,” one of the greatest movies yet released this century, which arrived in theaters ten years ago today. And I don’t feel warm and fuzzy about it either. The great thing about “Zodiac,” which tracks the search for the serial killer of the same name, is the way it adds an eerie, record-scratch of a scream below gloomy moment when the promises of the 1960s seemed to be curdling, and the sense of malaise and decline that would characterize the 1970s was setting in. “Zodiac” is a movie about how uncertainty and institutional failure will drive you mad, and as a result, it’s more relevant than ever. Read More: // here