Today on The Gist, it’s hard to look away from a crime scene—and from the film Nightcrawler. First-time director Dan Gilroy talks about star Jake Gyllenhaal’s grueling preparation for the role and the film’s co-star, Rene Russo (who also happens to be Gilroy’s wife). Nightcrawler opens Friday. For the Spiel, would Chris Christie’s attitude fly in old Abe Lincoln’s day?
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