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‘The Light Between Oceans’ Shines On Loss (Movie Review)

Director Derek Cianfrance has explored romance to great degrees before with his acclaimed film Blue Valentine. He followed that up with the multi-generational crime drama The Place Beyond the Pines. With his latest feature, The Light Between Oceans, Cianfrance finds himself back in romance territory, but from a new direction. The story, adapted from a […]


‘The Place Beyond The Pines’ Presents A Sweeping Story Of Crime, Corruption, And Motorcycles! (Movie Review)

I recently watched Blue Valentine for the first time.  This was the 2010 anti-romance/drama that first brought together writer/director Derek Cianfrance and star Ryan Gosling.  There was a lot of good to be found in that film, particularly from co-star Michelle Williams, but the film was not without its issues.  That said, Cianfrance left a […]


The Place Beyond The Pines Movie Review – Just Seen It

We review the new drama, “The Place Beyond The Pines”   WATCH US ON PBS SOCAL Saturdays at 6PM or pbssocal.org/justseenit