First Man is the fourth directorial effort from Damien Chazelle (Whiplash, La La Land), and it's a powerful, if flawed, biopic about Neil Armstrong (Ryan Gosling). This film chronicles the life of Armstrong from when he first became an astronaut through to his landing on the moon. This is a handsome movie, with beautiful cinematography and stunning… Continue reading First Man (2018) – Movie Review
What a delightful surprise of a film. Lars and the Real Girl is directed by Craig Gillespie and stars Ryan Gosling, Emily Mortimer, Kelli Garner, and Patricia Clarkson. The film follows Lars Lindstrom (Gosling), who lives in his brother's (Paul Schneider) garage and pretty much cuts himself off from society. He goes to work, comes… Continue reading Lars and the Real Girl (2007) Film Review | 365 Day Film Challenge – Day 52
I was pleasantly surprised by how much I enjoyed The Nice Guys. Directed by Shane Black and starring Russell Crowe and Ryan Gosling, the film is set in 1977 LA and follows two detectives, Jackson Healy (Crowe) and Holland March (Gosling), who are both hired by the same woman, Amelia (Margaret Qualley), to investigate the… Continue reading The Nice Guys (2016) Film Review | 100 Day Film Challenge – Day 84
The Big Short is definitely a unique film. Focusing on the housing bubble collapse of the 2000's, the film centers on three men: Michael Burry (Christian Bale), Mark Baum (Steve Carell), and Jared Vennett (Ryan Gosling). They're all excellent in their roles, and I adored the celebrity cameos (Margot Robbie, Selena Gomez, Brad Pitt, and… Continue reading The Big Short (2015) Film Review | 100 Day Film Challenge – Day 73
GOOSEBUMPS. My skin is literally crawling with them after experiencing this beauty of a trailer. Damien Chazelle's latest film stars Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone, and the "Audition" trailer showcases Sebastian (Gosling), a talented jazz musician, and Mia (Stone), an aspiring actress, as they navigate the stunning, magical city of Los Angeles, while also falling… Continue reading La La Land’s New Trailer is Out of this World Gorgeous!