Archive for tag: End of Watch

Watching with David Ayer, director and writer of ‘End of Watch’

21 January, 2013 (14:02) | by Sean Axmaker, Interviews | By: Sean Axmaker

David Ayer is something of a specialist when it comes to cop movies. And by that, I mean the day to day lives of cops on the beat, the kind of stories that tend to get overlooked in favor or big action movies or corruption thrillers. End of Watch, which adopts a found-footage aesthetic by […]

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‘End of Watch’ Is Worth Watching

22 September, 2012 (10:36) | by Kathleen Murphy, Film Reviews | By: Kathleen Murphy

Commandeering yet another police car to exploit dangerous days and ways in L.A.’s South Central badlands, David Ayer (Training Day) drives deep in End of Watch. Sadly, deep for Ayer is pretty shallow. What saves this cop show from its predictable tropes and clichés are terrific performances by Jake Gyllenhaal and Michael Peña, who’ve got […]

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