End of Watch: A Portrait of Male Friendship

Review of End of Watch, Directed by David Ayer The first thing I heard about End of Watch was its realistic and moving portrayal of male friendship. I watched the film with that expectation and it did not disappoint. End of Watch follows the patrols of Brian Taylor (Jake Gyllenhaal) and Mike Zavala (Michael Peña), two policemen in South Central Los Angeles. We watch them drive the streets, engage in shootouts, encounter violence against a female policewoman, catch drug smugglers, discover a t … [Read more...]