The Place Beyond the Pines 

An uneven drama that starts strong, but fails to coalesce in a satisfying manner

Derek Cianfrance's (Blue Valentine) drama about fathers and sons, and the choices that relationship inspires (or demands) is told in three interconnected tales. In the first, Ryan Gosling portrays an itinerant stunt motorcyclist who, after discovering he's fathered a child, decides to…

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