Results tagged with 'ryan gosling'
Published April 28, 2013
"The Place Beyond the Pines," represents a massive leap for "Blue Valentine" director Derek Cianfrance. Its lofty aspirations come with their share of flaws, but they also come with a sense of exhilaration. To borrow a phrase from one of the film's costars, it rides like lightning but avoids crashing like thunder.
Published Feb. 13, 2013
There are plenty of movies out there for those who want to believe in a thing called love, but what about those who - for whatever reason - want to give the holiday the middle finger? Here are five great, suitably pessimistic movies that'll have you belting "Love Stinks" like Adam Sandler in "The Wedding Singer."
Published Jan. 11, 2013
Classic gangsters loved a good embarrassment of riches. And for a movie like "Gangster Squad," showing off is fine. But, when the swanky style of the era meets the stylized swank of the movie's own excesses, things get out of hand.
Published Jan. 28, 2011
Michelle Williams earned that Oscar nomination for her performance in "Blue Valentine," opening today in Milwaukee... Channel 4 may not have the big game, but it has big plans for the week leading up to the Super Bowl.
Published Oct. 8, 2010
The film that opened the Milwaukee Film Festival last month gets dinged for its sex scenes.
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Remember how awesome the movie Drive was? Well, the director of that one wrote and directed this one and he brought the dreamy Ryan Gosling back to kick some ass in it. What could go wrong?A whole lot, it seems.Julian (Gosling) is a drug dealer that operates out of a muay thai boxing club. One da...
While the title may sound pretty damn ominous, like the place beyond the pines is where you'll either be raped by escaped convicts, sacrificed to some ancient dark lord by haggard witches or find a roadside diner where the food always gives you diarrhea (or some horrifying combination of all thre...
Anyone else felt the need to play L.A. Noire after watching this?
Gangster Squad-despite sounding like a bad rap super group-is a film loosely based on the real life Gangster Squad of the late 40s. Tired of dealing with mobster Mickey Cohen's nonsense, Chief Bill Parker (Nick Nolte) tells Sgt....
Being an avid cinema goer and someone who chose to get an education in film, I think it's fair to say that I've developed some fairly discerning tastes in regard to the medium. This can, at times, be somewhat of a curse. Sure, I probably enjoy a majority of the films I see, but not a lot real...
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