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Looks like box office odds are in the third "Hunger Games" installment's favor.

Jake Gyllenhaal has played a variety of guys, from vulnerable to secretive to downright spooky, but Louis Bloom has got to be his oddest, most fascinating creation yet. The disarming and wholly engrossing way he develops this cryptic character, on top of first-time director Dan Gilroy's knack for subtly building suspense before lowering the boom, makes "Nightcrawler" one of the year's most satisfying and original thrillers.

"Before I Go to Sleep" is a bad dream. It's a wobbly psychological thriller with only a trace of thrills.

It's one of the most viewed works in the Louvre, yet few visitors know the horrifying real-life story behind "The Raft of the Medusa."

ADDICTED A successful businesswoman, wife and mother (Sharon Leal) risks it all when she can't resist temptation. Not Previewed

Filmmaker Jan Komasa described the Warsaw Uprising - the ill-fated 63-day struggle led by the Polish resistance Home Army to liberate the city from Nazi occupation - as "a massacre."

The term "nightcrawler" refers to a group of blurry-eyed videographers who roam the streets of major cities feeding on the pain and misery of others. These camera-packing scavengers look to capture footage of some of humanity's worst moments �" murder, robbery, car crashes �" to sell to the highest bidding TV station news department. This relationship works because the only motivation on both sides is to be the first to show the worst of who we are as a people.

Actors look for inspiration in different places. Jake Gyllenhaal found the vision he needed for his role in "Nightcrawler" from coyotes.

Nicole Kidman didn't land the part she wanted in her first formal acting gig.

Prosecutors in Poland questioned filmmaker Roman Polanski at the request of U.S. prosecutors who are seeking his arrest on charges from 1977 of having sex with a minor, a spokeswoman said Thursday.

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