The Place Beyond the Pines

The Place Beyond the Pines ★★★★

okay so that pair of scenes that include luke and later his son jason riding a bike down an empty road with the same piano score gave me chills and made my eyes well up with tears. i actually went back and watched the two sequences a couple times and realized that it's the same recording but jason's is slowed down slightly, as if to show that he's slowly coming to understand who his father was as a person and idk guys it just really hit me, you know?

anyway i connected less with bradley cooper's character's storyline than the ryan gosling/dane dehaan arcs but this film was solid and beautiful and i 100% support ryan gosling's face tattoo.

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