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Frank's Movie Log

My life at the movies.

Donnie Darko

2001 | United States | 113 min | More...
A still from Donnie Darko (2001)
  • Watched on B+: 4 stars (out of 5)
    on Sat Oct 2, 2021 via 4k UHD Blu-ray 1

    Writer/director Richard Kelly marries a Lynchian Möbius strip plot to a teen rebel story with terrific results. A few notes fall flat—the Smurfs exchange reeks of post-Tarantino imitation—but Jake Gyllenhaal impresses in a difficult role.

    1. 2021 | Arrow | Theatrical Version