Chaplin is comedic (ahem) gold.
THE GOLD RUSH isn't my favorite Chaplin film but it's impossible to not love. Everything Chaplin does on screen is golden and such a rush. Okay, that was a dumb sentence, but you get my point.
This is the Jake Gyllenhaal show. Or you could argue that it's the Louis Bloom show because Gyllenhaal just disappears. His performance is absolutely unreal and is arguably the best of his career. Louis is creepy, disturbing but also incredibly compelling from beginning to end.
Dan Gilroy's direction is immaculate. Incredible pacing, fantastic sound design and the cinematography is maybe the best I've seen all year. Robert Elswit is great utilizing LA's night light's, neon blares and illumination that almost…