You missed one of the best movies of the year? Top 20, if not Top Ten list material? You weren’t alone. It opened meekly, dropped off screens too quickly, and that’s a crime.
No worries. Hollywood’s dead post-“Hunger Games” stretch means theaters are scrambling to find patrons. Oscar contenders are rolling out slowly, and “Nightcrawler” could well be that. Well, the National Board of Review is no Oscar indicator. But an honor is an honor.
o Friday, it re-opens wide, back in theaters until “Exodus” and other big releases of the holiday season chase it off.
Here’s a link to my glowing review of Jake Gyllenhaal’s finest hour. Read it, and make plans to go.