When Lou Bloom, 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. Aiding him in his effort is Nina, a TV-news veteran.
- Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
- Studio: Bold Films, Sierra/Affinity
- Keyword: journalism, underground, job interview, cynicism, psychopath, sociopath, crime scene, psychological thriller, los angeles, california, home invasion, stakeout, newsreel footage, character study, neo-noir, ethics, stringer, police scanner, news business
- Cast: Jake Gyllenhaal, Rene Russo, Riz Ahmed, Bill Paxton, Kevin Rahm, Michael Hyatt