When Lou Bloom, desperate for work, muscles into the world of L.A. crime journalism, he blurs the line between observer and participant to become the star of his own story. Aiding him in his effort is Nina, a TV-news veteran.
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Nightcrawler stars Jake Gyllenhaal as Lou Bloom, a perennial loser in Los Angeles looking for a job. He says the right things, but something about him is just off. He finally finds something he excels at and from there, Nightcrawler takes you on a ride. And oh what a ride it is. I can't imagine that Gyllenhaal doesn't get an Oscar nod for his performance in this film. He oozes such creepo factor that you realize that this guy has really established himself as someone in Tinsel Town that belongs in more films. He's that good. Nightcrawler gets Top Marks from me. I loved this film.