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    Exclusive: Denis Villeneuve Talks The Creative Experiment Of 'Enemy' In Clip From DVD Release

    Ranked among our Best Films Of 2014 So Far..., Denis Villeneuve's "Enemy" is truly something special, and if you've been reading the site, you already know how fond we are of the picture. It's a mindbender of the best kind, taking audiences on a journey inside the psyche of a man riddled with guilt,...

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    Why Jake Gyllenhaal Feels More 'Alive' Than Ever

    There's no denying Jake Gyllenhaal is a heartthrob, but meeting the actor in person, it's also clear that the 33-year-old is first and foremost an artist. It's evident in his recent choice of roles, and in the passionate and thoughtful way he speaks about his craft.

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    Emily Blunt in Talks to Star in Denis Villeneuve's Next Film

    Denis Villeneuve has had a big last six months, with well-regarded thrillers "Prisoners" and "Enemy," both starring Jake Gyllenhaal, arriving in theaters. Now the Quebecois director has tapped Emily Blunt to be in his next nail-biter, "Sicario."

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    Interview: Denis Villeneuve Talks Shooting Toronto For 'Enemy,' Dipping Into The Subconscious & His Next Projects

    A cinematic puzzle that dives deep into the realm of the subconscious, Denis Villeneuve's "Enemy" blurs reality with absurdity, surreality and sometimes, straight up WTF excursions into the strange. But his film is not coy provocation, nor does it simply circumvent traditional narrative routes as a ...

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    Review: Denis Villeneuve's Terrifically Haunting 'Enemy' Starring Jake Gyllenhaal

    At the risk of blatantly repeating ourselves, Jake Gyllenhaal and director Denis Villeneuve are on the cusp of a banner 2013 that is about to hit its crest. Their first-unveiled collaboration, the harrowing, Fincher-with-more-emotional-resonance crime thriller “Prisoners” has already bruised audienc...

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    The Two Jakes (Or Are They?). Gyllenhaal in 'Enemy'

    If you saw someone who looked exactly like you, how freaked out would you actually be? Enough so that music recalling Hitchcock films plays in the background? Would you leap to some wildly sinister conclusion or would you take a minute, calm down, and do something commonsensical, like have a serious...

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    This Weekend, Drive Past 'Need for Speed' and Head for the Indies

    This weekend, your best bet is to steer clear of "Need for Speed" and seek out a few indies instead. The critics have spoken, and "Breaking Bad" star Aaron Paul's first mainstream theatrical vehicle, based on the wildly popular video game racing franchise, has no wheels. So instead, why not catch no...

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    Exclusive: 'Enemy' Featurette Explores Adapting The Novel By The Maestro José Saramago

    As Denis Villeneuve's transfixing psychothriller "Enemy" heads to theaters, one thing that perhaps has been forgotten in coverage about the film is that it's based on the novel by José Saramago. Indeed, the Nobel Prize winning Portuguese writer's excellent "The Double" is the source material for the...

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    Interview: Jake Gyllenhaal Talks The Duality Of 'Enemy' And Why He Wants You To Be Confused

    At its most basic, “Enemy” is about a man having an affair. Then again, nothing about “Enemy” should be described as “basic.” Denis Villeneuve’s film, which premiered last September at the Toronto Film Festival, is a psychological thriller, a psychosexual dream, an exploration in duality, and an ara...

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    Jake Gyllenhaal On His Evolution As An Actor and Why He Feels More 'Alive' Than Ever

    There's no denying Jake Gyllenhaal is a heartthrob, but meeting the actor in person, it's also clear that the 33-year-old is first and foremost an artist. It's evident in his recent choice of roles, and in the passionate and thoughtful way he speaks about his craft.

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