Friday, September 4, 2015

Happy melancholy

Amid the glitz and glamour of the Venice Film Festival and the Everest premiere festivities, Jake Gyllenhaal reminisced about his first visit, ten years ago, for Brokeback Mountain. He described coming back as a time both happy and melancholy.

Jake and Jason talk Everest, Venice and Brokeback Mountain winning the Oscar:

Another interview with Jason and Jake 9and then Baltasar Kormakur):

Josh Brolin expounding, with a little help from Jake:

Some fun, funny, sexy and/or sharp snapshots from the festivities:

More black and white:

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Ecco l'uomo

The Venice Film Festival opens today with the premiere of Everest. Jake Gyllenhaal and the cast attended a press conference this afternoon. Jake seems to be enjoying himself.

Classic black and white.

Ten years ago today:

Saturday, August 29, 2015

The ascent begins

Updated with a photo from L'Uomo Vogue:

Friday was Everest press junket day in L.A. We got our usual happy/sad/pensive yearbook photos of Jake at the press conference, plus some hilarious videos.

Jake and Jason Clarke get deep. And deeply silly:

Link to another press conference.

Jake with Belgian reporter Kristien Morato.

Jake is part of MSNBC/Global Citizen Festival, choosing veterans as his cause to support.

Jake looking good in La Repubblica.

And in some Outside outtakes from this video: