Expectation was too high

By shark005
Written May 03, 2015
Nothing special about this movie, the relatively high rating on IMDB is just because the ending was somewhat unpredictable. But the story line is too fragmented. You have to follow different roles and learn their stories and in the end you don't know you are on who's side of the story. Not much to be remembered of.
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Brilliant. Moving.

By castellano21
Written December 21, 2014
TPBTP is a haunting display of how the sins of a father are visited upon their sons. This movie is not paced like your typical Hollywood whiz-bang film, it is a thoughtful, sensitive portrayal of real life characters coping inside each of their lives. I highly recommend seeing this as an alternative to a barely 3D old dinosaur movie.
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Got very BORING

By IDBeachbum-MOM
Written December 25, 2014
Had high hopes. Love the actors. Love the IDEA of this story... but once the first "big thing" happens it got so dang boring. Snoozer for a good 1/2 of the flick.
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The Place Beyond the Pines

By Rosemarie Castellano
Written January 29, 2015
A beautiful, deep and haunting film. The complexities of life, choices, consequences, and the impact of fatherhood resonate deeply. Not fast food film, but a complex meal to digest.
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The Placed Beyond the Pines

By Silda
Written October 21, 2014
I thought this movie was well acted. As a Schenectady resident, I enjoyed seeing familiar places in a movie like the bank and Aumiller's pharmacy, etc. The scenes shot out in the woods were beautiful. I thought it was realistic in dealing with past police corruption in Schenectady.I thought the movie was sad and somewhat grueling to watch. It showed that when people make bad choices, they will have to deal with bad consequences. This is a movie for adults, not for children.
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