MOVIE REVIEW: Everest (2015)

EVEREST (2015) Review Directed by Baltasar Kormákur A heart-stopping and heartbreaking film that doesn’t oversell the theatrics needed for a satisfying (3D) movie experience. Although few of the cast get to have a decent character development, its striking take on the 1996 Mount Everest tragedy is profound. The beautiful shots of the mountains justifies the contrast of …

Jake Gyllenhaal Plays Real-Life Adventurer in ‘Everest’

He has established himself as one of the finest actors of his generation—with an array of emotionally searing and physically challenging roles defining his body of work. Now, Academy Award®-nominated actor Jake Gyllenhaal stars in Universal Pictures’ epic action adventure “Everest” as Scott Fischer – a real-life American climber and guide, and the first American …

Eminem’s Phenomenal in Boxer’s Film ‘Southpaw’

A love of boxing was certainly not what drove Academy Award® nominated actor Jake Gyllenhaal to star in “Souhtpaw.” In fact, Gyllenhaal was essentially unfamiliar with the sport before signing on, though he now calls himself an avid fan. For him, director Antoine Fuqua, who’s a dedicated boxer himself and trains every day, was the …

Jake Gyllenhaal Transforms Into Boxer’s Bod For Intense Role in ‘Southpaw’

Jake Gyllenhaal gets intense and real boxer’s training from acclaimed director Antoine Fuqua (“Training Day”) in the upcoming sports drama “Southpaw” that tells the riveting story of Billy “The Great” Hope, reigning Light Heavyweight Boxing Champion of the World (Academy Award® nominee Jake Gyllenhaal). Billy Hope seemingly has it all with an impressive career, a …

Jake Gyllenhall Watched and Studied Manny Pacquiao Fights To Prepare for Boxing Film ‘Southpaw’

Jake Gyllenhaal who rose to global attention with his impressive and unforgettable portrayals in hit movies such as “Bubble Boy,” “Brokeback Mountain,” “The Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time,” “The Day After Tomorrow,” “Nightcrawler” and “Donnie Darko” reveals anew his acting prowess in “Southpaw” as a boxer who is a southpaw puncher very much …

Acclaimed Director Fuqua and Academy Nominee Gyllenhaal Team Up in Boxing Movie ‘Southpaw’

     Acclaimed director Antoine Fuqua (“Training Day”) and screenwriters Kurt Sutter (“Sons of Anarchy” ) and Richard Wenk (“The Mechanic”) team up to tell a riveting story in  “Southpaw” about a boxer named Billy “The Great” Hope, reigning Junior Middleweight Boxing Champion of the World (played by Academy Award® nominee Jake Gyllenhaal). Billy Hope …