The Place Beyond the Pines
2013
Luke is a professional motorcycle rider who turns to bank robberies to support his newborn son, but when he crosses paths with a rookie police officer, their violent confrontation spirals into a tense generational feud.

Samir Mehta: “It sucked.”

I'm hard on this movie even though I liked it in stretches. On the whole, it simply had ambition to be something without knowing what it wanted to be. To say more is unfair (the movie depends heavily on massive twists) but I'll also note that one of the male leads (a teenager) is so terrible that he made me want to stop watching the movie altogether.

− December 9, 2013 • more by Samirlog in or create an account to reply

Scott Hardie: I'm surprised by this, as the movie received mostly good reviews and I thought it was a prestige 2013 title that slipped past me, but I'll take your word for it. − December 15, 2013 • more by Scott

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