Jake Gyllenhaal

From left, Carey Mulligan, Ed Oxenbould and Jake Gyllenhaal are excellent in “Wildlife.” (Courtesy IFC Films)

‘Wildlife’ compassionately portrays a family in crisis

Paul Dano extends the empathy and sensitivity he’s demonstrated as an actor…

 

Joaquin Phoenix, left and John C. Reilly are excellent as the title characters in “The Sisters Brothers.” (Courtesy Magali Bragard/ Annapurna Pictures)

Violent ‘Sisters Brothers’ an appealing offbeat Western

“The Sisters Brothers” combines a violent Western and an offbeat road (trail?)…

 

Jake Gyllenhall plays Boston Marathon bombing survivor Jeff Bauman in “Stronger.” (Courtesy Scott Garfield/ Lionsgate/

Jake Gyllenhaal finds laughs in ‘Stronger’s’ bomb survivor story

Like many Americans, Jake Gyllenhaal experienced a range of emotions upon seeing…

 

Amy Adams carries “Nocturnal Animals,” a classy melodrama by Tom Ford. (Courtesy Merrick Morton/Focus Features)

Tom Ford skillfully weaves three tales in ‘Nocturnal Animals’

A wealthy but unhappy gallery owner who married for art and love,…

Amy Adams carries “Nocturnal Animals,” a classy melodrama by Tom Ford. (Courtesy Merrick Morton/Focus Features)

Why Jake Gyllenhaal took his ex to the Golden Globes

Calm down, everyone who thought Jake Gyllenhaal was a cad for taking…

Zwick aims for smart, funny romance in ‘Love & Other Drugs’

Director Edward Zwick, recently in San Francisco to promote “Love & Other…

'Prince of Persia' high on energy, low on charm

Here’s the dilemma. On the one hand, “Prince of Persia” is everything…