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    'Prisoners' Sounds Familiar: Dano Joins Jackman, Gyllenhaal, Leo

    Imitation is the usual form of Hollywood flattery. You can count on a movie like "Taken" to not only spawn a sequel (which opened well enough to reinforce Liam Neeson's misguided belief that chasing big paydays is the best career path) but a slew of imitators.

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    Jake Gyllenhaal Goes Behind Bars For 'Prisoners' With Hugh Jackman & Melissa Leo

    So has Jake Gyllenhaal found his Martin Scorsese? Whatever is happening between him and French Canadian filmmaker Denis Villeneuve ("Incendies") seems to be working as after spening the summer with him shooting "An Enemy," he's going to take a role in the director's next ...

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    End Of Watch—movie review

    David Ayer grew up in the volatile neighborhood of South Central L.A. and has mined his experiences in such films as 'Training Day' and 'Harsh Times.' He has a particular fascination with the L.A.P.D., but 'End of Watch,' which he wrote and directed, isn’t simply more of the same.

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    TIFF Capsule Review: 'End of Watch'

    The prospects of a gritty cop movie in the context of the found footage genre makes sense when one considers that the reality series "COPS" helped solidify the vernacular associated with the format. But "End of Watch" only uses the first person approach to frame the familiar dramas of two hackneyed characters, cocksure young officers Taylor (Jake Gyllenhaal) and Zavala (Michael Peña), as they uncover the dark underbelly of the drug trade in south central L.A. Taylor's obsession with filming their exploits provides a handy excuse for the constant shaky cam, but director David Ayer often abandons the device for...

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    TIFF Review: Chest-Beating LAPD Cop Drama 'End Of Watch' Is Clichéd & Monotonous

    Like "Harsh Times" before it, police drama "End of Watch" conflates realism with sensationalism. In fact, writer/director David Ayer sustains an abrasive tone throughout "End of Watch" in a number of ways. Firstly, Ayer gives his buddy cop drama a cheap kind of imm...

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    Jake Gyllenhaal Does The 'Mississippi Grind' For 'Half Nelson' Directors Ryan Fleck & Anna Boden

    After bursting onto the scene with "Half Nelson," which featured a career-making turn by Ryan Gosling, filmmaking duo Ryan Fleck and Anna Boden haven't exactly lived up to those heights, with the criminally underrated "Sugar" flying below the radar, and the lightweight &...

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    Fate With A Badge & A Gun: Red Band Trailer For 'End Of Watch' With Jake Gyllenhaal & Michael Peña

    You have to hand it to David Ayer, he has found his niche and he’s working it hard. From “Training Day” to films like “The Fast And The Furious,” “Harsh Times” and “Street Kings” he’s worked steadily in the urban crime genre, mostly followi...

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    New Pics Of Jake Gyllenhaal, Michael Pena & Cody Horn In 'End Of Watch'

    Hey, did you know that Cody Horn, Channing Tatum's ball-busting love interest in "Magic Mike," was in David Ayer's upcoming cop drama "End Of Watch"? We didn't either, but among the batch of new pics from the film hitting the web in advance of the film's TIFF prem...

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    New Images Of Jake Gyllenhaal, Michael Peña & Anna Kendrick In 'End Of Watch'

    David Ayer likes to make cop movies, and we suppose if that's what keeps the bread buttered and a roof over your head, why mess with a good thing? But while "End of Watch" employs a voyeuristic/found-footage aesthetic not commonly found in the genre, the story itself feels like one we've seen and he...

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    Watch: Jake Gyllenhaal & Michael Peña Are Cursing Cops In Clip From 'End Of Watch'

    Did you know that David Ayer's "End Of Watch" was presented at Comic-Con this weekend? No? Well, it was, but unfortunately the gamble by newbie distributors Open Road Films didn't quite pay off. Of the many, many movies lighting up social media this weekend and getting major buzz, ...

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