If the 2014 Jake Gyllenhaal film “Nightcrawler” was your jam, you’re going to love “Shot in the Dark.”
Available on Netflix now, the 8-episode docuseries follows freelance journalists, also called stringers, who chase news stories all over Los Angeles throughout the night. And if you thought Gyllenhaal’s performance was intense in the film, just wait until you see this series.
“Shot in the Dark” can be extreme viewing, so as they say, viewer discretion is advised. After all, you’re following the people who are chasing down car accidents, fires, DUI arrests, and all of the other crazy drama they can find. Of course not every moment is exciting, but the effects of how boring the job can be are felt through the screen.
The same is true on the other end of that spectrum when you’re watching vehicles on fire, and when the guys are speeding on the freeway to capture the images the rest of us will view on the news the next day.
Prepare yourself: your heart will be pounding.
Read the story at Decider.
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