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.
The movie Jake Gyllenhaal is watching on his TV, when the knight's helmet is lobbed off, is The Court Jester (1955) featuring Danny Kaye.
Home invasion in Granada. He got there before the cops. We have 10 minutes to airtime, how much of this can we show?
Linda: You mean, legally?
Nina Romina: No, morally; of course, legally.
Throughout the film, when Lou is editing on his computer, you can see audio bars in the editing software he uses. The audio bars fluctuate randomly and are not acting as real audio levels would, despite the corresponding video in the editing program. The bars even move independent of one another and even when there isn't video in the editing view.
Though hardly perceivable, the moon continues to rise as credits roll.
$10,900,000 (USA) (1 November 2014)