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Prisoners: Weak End to a Strong Film

Partners in Crime: Jake Gyllenhaal, front, and Hugh Jackman have intense chemistry in "Prisoners."

Partners in Crime: Jake Gyllenhaal, front, and Hugh Jackman have intense chemistry in “Prisoners.”

By Alex Lally, ’14

At first I didn’t have high expectations for “Prisoners.” I turned out to be pleasantly surprised with the plot and the chemistry between the two lead actors, Jake Gyllenhaal (“October Sky,” “Donnie Darko”) and Hugh Jackman (“X-Men” film series, “Les Miserables”).