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    First Footage Arrives Of Ryan Gosling & Bradley Cooper In 'The Place Beyond The Pines'

    We've not actually asked him, but we suspect strongly that the favorite film of the last few days of Kevin Jagernauth, our man on the ground at the Toronto International Film Festival, is "The Place Beyond The Pines," director Derek Cianfrance's follow-up to the acclaimed "Blue Valentine," which reu...

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    TIFF Review: 'The Place Beyond The Pines' A Searing Tale Of Fathers, Sons & The Legacy Of Sins

    Of all the films arriving at TIFF this year, few are premiering under such an air of mystery as Derek Cianfrance's "The Place Beyond The Pines." With only a couple of official images, but no posters or trailers, the tone and scope of the movie remained under wraps. Following "Blue...

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    Busy Ryan Gosling to Pre-Sell Directorial Debut 'How to Catch a Monster' at TIFF

    Heartthrob and meme-inspirer Ryan Gosling is announcing his directorial debut. Gosling plans to write and direct fantasy noir thriller "How to Catch a Monster," starring "Mad Men" regular Christina Hendricks. She plays a single mother of two in a surreal future city that is on t...

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    'The Place Beyond The Pines' With Ryan Gosling & Bradley Cooper Gets September 7th Release...In Spain

    One film that was a bit of a question mark before the Cannes Film Festival unveiled their slate last week was Derek Cianfrance's "The Place Beyond The Pines." The generational drama led by Ryan Gosling and Bradley Cooper was rumored to be one of the films announced, but as we know, tha...

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    Sundance Wish List 40 Films to Watch For

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    Max Martini On Board 'Pacific Rim'; Emory Cohen Joins 'Place Beyond The Pines'

    Boston Rapper Slaine Also A Part Of 'Cogan's Trade'A couple casting tidbits on a few projects we've been keeping a very keen eye on.

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    Dane DeHaan Joins Derek Cianfrance's 'Place Beyond The Pines' As The Son Of Gosling & Mendes

    A typically strong indicator of an inexperienced up-and-comer going places is landing a role in a high-profile film. It was something that happened with Mia Wasikowska a couple of years ago when the former "In Treatment" actress burst onto the scene with a trifecta of films, "Alice In Wonderland," "...

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    It Keeps Getting Better: Ray Liotta Joins 'A Place Beyond The Pines'

    If you weren't already pumped for "A Place Beyond the Pines," director Derek Cianfrance's follow-up to "Blue Valentine," you'd better be now. Variety reports that Ray Liotta, one of the most manic and entertaining actors working today, will be joining 'Pines' which already includes "Blue Valentine"...

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    Derek Cianfrance Calls 12-Year Wait To Make 'Blue Valentine' A Blessing & 4 Other Things We Learned

    The Oscars are only a few days away and for "Blue Valentine" director Derek Cianfrance, he's had the kind of experience over the past year that most filmmakers could only dream of. "Blue Valentine" was picked up at last year's Sundance Film Festival and made its way around the festival circuit throughout 2010, picking up accolade after accolade. It found a champion in Harvey Weinstein, who not only acquired the film, but protected it during the highly publicized battle with the MPAA over their initial NC-17 rating for the film, and now it heads into the weekend vying for an Oscar for Michelle Williams for Best Actress. It's been a long, crazy...

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    Exclusive: Derek Cianfrance Talks Doo-Wop Christmas Soundtrack To First Feature 'Brother Tied'

    With Derek Cianfrance spending the last year picking up critical acclaim and awards recognition for "Blue Valentine" it's easy to forget that it's actually his second feature film. His first attempt at filmmaking came in 1998 with the sibling rivalry tale "Brother Tied." It played the Sundance Film Festival that year and earned strong word of mouth, but never made it to theaters. The years have worn on and recently, Cianfrance said he has a 35mm copy of the film sitting in his father's basement but that the biggest hurdle facing a proper release for the picture was the $300,000 price tag surrounding the doo-wop music in the film. We recently ...

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