“The Place Beyond the Pines” Trailer
This March 2013, we are about to see Ryan Gosling in perhaps, the most intense role he’s ever taken on in his career. If you can’t decide which Ryan you like best–good or bad–you get the best of both worlds in this upcoming crime drama film “The Place Beyond the Pines”.
Ryan stars as a Luke, a mysterious and mythical motorcycle racer, who drives out of a traveling carnival globe of death and whizzes through the backstreets of Schenectady, New York, desperately trying to connect with a former lover, Romina, (Eva Mendes) who recently and secretly gave birth to the stunt rider’s son. In an attempt to provide for his new family, Luke quits the carnival life and commits a series of bank robberies aided by his superior riding ability. The stakes rise as Luke is put on a collision course with an ambitious police officer, Avery Cross, (Bradley Cooper) looking to quickly move up the ranks in a police department riddled with corruption. The sweeping drama unfolds over fifteen years as the sins of the past haunt the present days lives of two high school boys wrestling with the legacy they’ve inherited.
Ryan Gosling’s tenacity in acting only proves his genuine, versatile talent, and his ability to connect to the audience through his different roles and the emotional depth that he puts into his work.