The Big Short

The Big Short

If you’re not already feeling crappy enough about the state of the world economy, the divide between the upper class and everyone else, or the political and financial power held by the 1%, you should probably see The Big Short.

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The Place Beyond The Pines

The Place Beyond The Pines poster

The first three or four minutes of The Plane Beyond The Pines follows Luke Glanton (Ryan Gosling) into a fair and into a globe of death with two other riders. This is entirely done in one continuous shot. Located in small town New York, Luke is a local motorcycle hero who realizes that he has an infant son from a fling during a previous stop in the town of Schenectady. Having only hours to decide before heading out on a year-long tour as a stuntman, Luke quits and decides to stay in town to be in his son’s life. His son’s mother Romina (Eva Mendes) however, has already established her own life and a relationship with Kofi (Mahershala Ali) as she expresses no desire for Luke’s participation.

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