The Place Beyond the Pines
Luke Glanton (Ryan Gosling) is a famous local motorcycle stuntman who displays his riding talents at the state fairs. When his ex-lover, Romina (Eva Mendes) visits him one night at the fair, he realizes that her newborn child is his son. Romina isn’t convinced that she wants Glanton back in her life. He has no way to provide for her or their son, and she’s currently seeing another man. Glanton, desperate to become a part of his son’s life, turns to what he thinks is his best option to make cash fast: bank robbing. The ensuing robberies in the area cause the rookie cop, Avery Cross (Bradley Cooper), to take notice as he struggles for order in a department run by a corrupt detective.
The Place Beyond the Pines shows a man’s struggle to provide for his family and be the father he never had. Overall, it makes you wonder – do children ever get a fresh start, or are they doomed to end up like their parents? This thought provoking movie is getting wonderful reviews. Join us now and come see Ryan Gosling, Bradley Cooper, and Eva Mendes in one powerful film.