Check out the first 3 minutes of director Derek Cianfrance’s crime drama “The Place Beyond the Pines”, which stars Ryan Gosling as a motorcycle stunt rider who decides to put his stunt ridin’ skills to work for nefarious purposes in order to make end’s meat. This is the opening shot from the film, which is one long continuous take that follows Gosling’s character through what looks like a fair. Notice the faces of the fair goers as a blonde, tattooed Ryan Gosling walks through them.
“The Place Beyond the Pines” co-stars Bradley Cooper, though you might not necessarily know that given how little face time he’s getting in the promos for the movie.
A motorcycle stunt rider turns to robbing banks as a way to provide for his lover and their newborn child, a decision that puts him on a collision course with an ambitious rookie cop navigating a department ruled by a corrupt detective.
“Pines” also stars Craig Van Hook, Eva Mendes, Mahershala Ali, Ray Liotta, Dane DeHaan and Ben Mendelsohn.
Watch it in theaters now.