Demolition (R)

Quicklook Rating★½
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synopsis

Davis, a successful investment banker, struggles after losing his wife in a tragic car crash. Despite pressure from his father in law Phil to pull it together, Davis continues to unravel. What starts as a complaint letter to a vending machine company turns into a series of letters revealing startling personal admissions. Davis' letters catch the attention of customer service rep Karen and, amidst emotional and financial burdens of her own, the two form an unlikely connection. With the help of Karen and her son Chris, Davis starts to rebuild, beginning with the demolition of the life he once knew.

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Comedy, Drama
1 hr. 40 min.
Opened April 8th, 2016

MovieGoer Review

Thank god for Jake Gyllenhaal. Absent his performance, Demolition would have been a more unbearable slog than it is. It's rare when a good performance can save a bad movie but it can make some of the more tedious parts watchable. The probl... MORE

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synopsis

Davis, a successful investment banker, struggles after losing his wife in a tragic car crash. Despite pressure from his father in law Phil to pull it together, Davis continues to unravel. What starts as a complaint letter to a vending machine company turns into a series of letters revealing startling personal admissions. Davis' letters catch the attention of customer service rep Karen and, amidst emotional and financial burdens of her own, the two form an unlikely connection. With the help of Karen and her son Chris, Davis starts to rebuild, beginning with the demolition of the life he once knew.

details

Comedy, Drama
1 hr. 40 min.
Opened April 8th, 2016

MovieGoer Review

Thank god for Jake Gyllenhaal. Absent his performance, Demolition would have been a more unbearable slog than it is. It's rare when a good performance can save a bad movie but it can make some of the more tedious parts watchable. The probl... MORE