Passable ‘Life’: This Jake Gyllenhaal Sci-Fi/Horror Flick Delivers the Goods—but Is Brought Down by Serious Flaws

Life, the new sci-fi/horror film starring Jake Gyllenhaal and Ryan Reynolds, is an inconsistent but overall sturdy genre pic that looks great and ultimately delivers the goods, despite a few slow patches—and a couple of remarkably dumb moments. Credit director Daniel Espinosa for setting a grim tone and sticking with it through the very end. […]