Enemy (2014) Short Review!!

After the superb Prisoners last year, Denis Villeneuve is back with another mind-boggling mystery with stunning twists and turns, deep hidden meanings, and a tremendous double performance by Gyllenhaal. This film is superbly crafted psychological thriller which everyone may/may not understand due to its complex twists. It’s Jake Gyllenhaal who is running the show here. Gyllenhaal delicately balances the introverted, resentful nature of Adam with the loud, imposing personality of Anthony. It’s even more impressive that this performance stands as one of Gyllenhaal’s finest in his long list of great roles Enemy isn’t for everybody, but it’s target demographic is sure to find the film to be spellbinding and hypnotic. Villeneuve’s devious directing is sure to keep the viewer on the edge of their seat the whole time, up until the chilling final frame before the film cuts to the credits. Recommended!!


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