Here’s the first clip of David Ayer’s End of Watch just released this week. It’s a simple conversation — where the word “quinceanera” gets thrown around like fifty times– between Gyllenhaal and Pena that says quite a bit about the film. Although the trailer sets the tone as an action packed cop movie, little exchanges like this make me want to enjoy it.
Training Day is one of my favorite movies. I believe I’ve seen it about five times. Ayer has been off his game recently, but I just can’t help get excited for this since it reminds me so much of Training Day. That film was also centered around two cops when it eventually twisted into one of the greatest cop dramas I’ve ever seen. This is the first time I’ve caught myself wishing for more of the same out of my movies. I hope I get just that.