R | | Crime, Drama, Thriller
When Louis Bloom, a con man desperate for work, muscles into the world of L.A. crime journalism, he blurs the line between observer and participant to become the star of his own story.
When Lou and Rick are in the car listening to the police scanner for the first time, dispatch requests a code 2 (lights and sirens) at "Sixth and rampart". Rick suggests they respond to that and Lou laughs back "We want victims... Not the kind that ... ...
You gotta call the cops.
Lou Bloom: And we will. At the right time.
All television stations (especially during the day) are on total lock down as they practice high security measures. Way higher security measures are practiced at night when stations practice even stricter security measures such as very high chain link fences with barbs and concertina wire, password protected entrance gates and doors. It is totally inconceivable that "Lou Bloom" (Jake Gyllenhaal) would be able to just walk off the street and into the station without these serious obstacles and just walk in and through the newsroom without being challenged.
Though hardly perceivable, the moon continues to rise as credits roll.
$10,900,000 (USA) (1 November 2014)
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