Summary Jake Gyllenhaal stars in a new psychological thriller that explores the question, "What would you do if you came face-to-face with a doppelganger?". According to MSN News , the 33-year-old actor plays the characters of both Adam Bell, a teacher who is struggling to commit to a relationship, and Anthony St. Claire, a married aspiring actor.
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Summary In " Enemy ," Jake Gyllenhaal 's character finds an exact double of himself in a movie he's watching. The tradition of on-screen dopplegangers is a long and not-always-honorable one, but it's a classic trope none the less. To honor the two Jakes in "Enemy," I've compiled a by-no-means-exhaustive, definitely-not-definitive list of the best and some of the worst dual roles in cinema history. 21.
Summary Director Denis Villeneuve and actor Jake Gyllenhaal are back in theatres together again this weekend with the psychological thriller Enemy. The pair filmed Enemy (which was a big winner at last week's Canadian Screen Awards ) before their recent Hollywood collaboration Prisoners, the child-kidnapping drama that debuted in theatres in fall 2013. Working on the two films, actor and director developed a strong, mutual respect.
Summary Taylor Swift has poked fun at her dating image in a new video. The 'We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together' hitmaker - whose former boyfriends include Jake Gyllenhaal, Harry Styles, and Conor Kennedy - has made a clip called 'For Your ACM Consideration' alongside Scott Borchetta, the founder of her record label Big Machine Records. As the 51-year-old executive tries to speak to Taylor, 24, about making the For Your Consideration film to help win votes for the 2014 Academy of Country Music (ACM) Awards, the 'Red' star claims to be in the middle of something "pressing" but puts the phone down to paint her nails.
Summary The ending of Denis Villeneuve's new movie Enemy has been called perhaps " the scariest ending of any film ever made ." The movie has described as " head-scratching ," " mysterious ," and " gloriously enigmatic ." As one critic put it, "I kinda dug it but I have no idea if it's any good or what happened or where I am anymore and what aiiiiiiiieeeeeeee that last sound/shot ."
Summary What would it be like to meet your exact duplicate? "Even if the audience just sees a shoulder or some hair in the foreground, it didn't matter. We always thought it would be stronger if it was Jake versus Jake," says Villenueve. "We'd hired an actor to play in front of him who would be erased in the computer, but it didn't work. The guy was good, but Jake felt that it was not the right energy in front of him -- it was actually easier for him to play opposite a tennis ball attached to a stick, listening to himself in a small earphone in his ear."
Summary (L-R) Jake Gyllenhaal and Sarah Gadon in Enemy. It's one of the most sexually-perverse films of the last decade, a Psychomachian tale that Freud would've loved. The appearance of the double represents the return of the repressed.
Summary Country singer Taylor Swift has mocked her many romantic trysts in a new video. The 24-year-old `We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together` hitmaker - whose former boyfriends include Jake Gyllenhaal, Harry Styles, and Conor Kennedy - has made a clip called `For Your ACM Consideration` alongside Scott Borchetta, the founder of her record label Big Machine Records, reportedly. In the video, Swift speaks to her friend about boy problems, with the pal confiding, "We were done, and then like a week later, they got together and that`s like a few weeks ago and now they`re in Italy."