The Place Beyond The Pines Reviews
For those of you who may not know, this movie is basically an interconnected trilogy film, which may have made this a less likable film for me, because I ended up really disliking this movie. Now, SPOILERS: If you want to see a Ryan Gosling movie, this is more of a Bradley Cooper movie. It seems to take on genre norms, but fails because they are three short films, and none of them connect with character, story, or anything interesting or new. It seems wrought with clichés, and had very female characters. You know it's a bad movie when the previous movie I saw was "The Call" and liked it a whole lot more than this movie. So, go see "The Call", which had a strong female character, and the majority of the major characters are minorities, and it twists the ideas of basic mainstream Hollywood concepts, where they put a black woman in the main character set and she saves a white girl, pitting herself against a white antagonist. This movie has neither In this movie, the women are weak. The only minorities have small scenes, and no one in the movie is interesting and nor did I care about them.
The Place Beyond The Pines tells the story of stunt rider turns bank robber, trying to provide for his lover and newborn son. This action leads to a devastating consequences in the years to come.
A lot of horrible and terrifying moments happened that will keep us as the audience at the edge of our seat. Yet, we could still see the beauty behind every tragedy and a sense of hope.
This is a great film and very underrated.