WILDLIFE – Review by Brandy McDonnell

A first-time screenwriter, Dano, known for his performances in “There Will Be Blood,” “Love & Mercy” and “Little Miss Sunshine,” adapted “Wildlife” alongside his actress/screenwriter partner Zoe Kazan (“The Big Sick,” “Ruby Sparks”) from Richard Ford’s 1990 novel about thoughtful teenager Joe Brinson, who watches his parents’ marriage unravel shortly after the family’s move in 1960 to small-town Montana.

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AWFJ Movie of the Week, April 4 – April 10: DEMOLITION

Opening April 8, AWFJ’s Movie of the Week is Demolition, which stars Jake Gyllenhaal (Prisoners, Nightcrawler) as an investment banker struggling to cope after the tragic death of his wife. Read on…

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AWFJ Movie of the Week, Oct. 27-Nov. 2: NIGHTCRAWLER

Opening Oct. 24, AWFJ’s Movie of the Week is Nightcrawler, the blistering directorial debut of screenwriter Dan Gilroy (The Fall, The Bourne Legacy) which features a career-best performance from Jake Gyllenhall as a young man who immerses himself in the shadowy nocturnal world of LA crime journalism. Part satire, part psychological thriller, it’s a whip smart Halloween must-see. Read on…

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