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You’ll Want To See Jake Gyllenhaal’s The Guilty For Wristwatch Alone

One in all cinema’s best belongings is its potential to convey time in no matter method it pleases. Some films span years inside their runtime, whereas others happen over the course of a single day. Antoine Fuqua’s 2021 movie, The Responsible (primarily based on a Danish movie known as Den Skyldige), starring Jake Gyllenhaal, shrinks time down even additional. This propulsive officer drama set in a 9-1-1 name heart (and solely a 9-1-1 name heart) takes place throughout one officer’s evening shift, with the entire motion going down off-camera, over the cellphone. Principally, you spend the whole 90 minutes of the movie looking at Gyllenhaal’s face (which, for some, won’t be the worst strategy to spend a night).