In Nightcrawler, Jake Gyllenhaal plays Louis Bloom, a sociopathic drifter who seems to have injected the go-get-’em ethos of Dale Carnegie into his veins. Work hard.
Seize the opportunity. His opportunity comes when he stumbles into a freelance gig shooting grisly crime scenes for a bottom-feeding LA newscast. He takes to it like a vulture to a rotting carcass.