Tag: the place beyond the pines

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Tuesday Releases: Mud, Oblivion, & The Place Beyond The Pines

AUGUST 6TH, 2013 ON THE ROAD // Interesting and sublime enough to grab and hold your attention, speckled with strong actors and believable performances, “On The Road” takes Jack Kerouac’s novel and presents it almost literally to the audience, leaving a sense of actual storytelling and plot progression behind. Garrett Hedlund steals the show as Dean Moriarty, the eccentric and constantly shifty ex-con, who … Read More Tuesday Releases: Mud, Oblivion, & The Place Beyond The Pines

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One Minute Review: The Place Beyond The Pines (2013)

Release Date March 29, 2013 Director Derek Cianfrance Screenplay Derek Cianfrance Ben Coccio Darius Marder Distributed By Focus Features Budget $15 million Crime, Drama, Thriller Rated R for language throughout, some violence, teen drug and alcohol use, and a sexual reference 140 minutes The Place Beyond The Pines Don’t let the two hour and twenty minute run-time frighten you away, Derek Cianfrance (“Blue Valentine”) … Read More One Minute Review: The Place Beyond The Pines (2013)

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Theatrical Releases: G.I. Joe: Retaliation & The Place Beyond The Pines

With an unexpected turn in the first act, “G.I. Joe: Retaliation” is left with little to work with. Storm Shadow (played by Byung-hun Lee) steals the show even though his return is unexplained (see the first film). The structure of the story is wobbly, adding a layer of padding to each punch, leaving no impact whatsoever. Diehard fans of the Hasbro toys may get … Read More Theatrical Releases: G.I. Joe: Retaliation & The Place Beyond The Pines

New Trailer: The Place Beyond the Pines – Official Trailer #1

THE PLACE BEYOND THE PINES // Ryan Gosling is bar-none, my favorite male actor as of late. Not far behind, with an ever impeccable and often overlooked emotional range, is Bradley Cooper. So naturally placing both of these men in the same film and pitting them against one another is right up my alley. Gosling plays a motorcycle stuntman with a newborn. Not exactly … Read More New Trailer: The Place Beyond the Pines – Official Trailer #1