Tag Archives: Blue Valentine

JDIFF 2013 Review – The Place Beyond the Pines

Luke (Ryan Gosling) is a motorcycle stuntman who tries to reunite with a former lover when he returns to her hometown after a long absence. In the time he has been gone, however, Romina (Eva Mendes) has given birth to his son and taken a new partner. In an attempt to win her affection and respect, Luke takes on a daring criminal endeavour that puts him on a crash course with rookie cop Avery Cross (Bradley Cooper), which will have far reaching repercussions. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Take This Waltz

Margot (Michelle Williams) and Daniel (Luke Kirby) meet on a plane and discover they are neighbours. This would be the perfect romance, but Margot is married to Lou (Seth Rogen), which makes her feelings for Daniel rather complicated. Margot struggles with the choices she has made in her life, as she explores her new relationship. Continue reading

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