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The Place Beyond The Pines
7.8 out of 10

The Place Beyond The Pines

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Overall 7
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Audio 8
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Extras 5
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Place Beyond the Pines, The (UK - BD RB)

DVD Active
12 August 2013
  • Summary: Chris checks out the Blu-ray release of Derek Cianfrance's latest feature film...
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Overall 7
7.0

The Place Beyond the Pines

High-Def Digest
9 August 2013
  • Conclusion: Few films are as exquisitely constructed and meticulously executed as 'The Place Beyond the Pines,' and though director and co-writer Derek Cianfrance's multi-layered story at times sputters and stalls, the memorable characters and potent themes carry it through.
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Overall 8
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Movie overall 8
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Extras 6
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The Place Beyond the Pines (2013)

blu-ray.com
6 August 2013
  • Conclusion: The Place Beyond the Pines is a powerful ensemble drama, with outstanding performances and a carefully structured trio of riveting stories that bypass the usual interconnected-character tropes and strive for something greater; something more honest and revealing.
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Overall 8
8.0
Audio 8
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The Place Beyond the Pines

BluRay Authority
5 August 2013
  • Excerpt: One of my early picks for favorite film of this past year is also a difficult one to review. It’s not confusing, mind you, but to avoid potential spoilers, it can be tricky. I will tread the waters very carefully. The film plays out in a trilogy of stories.
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Overall 8
8.0

The Place Beyond the Pines

Slant Magazine
12 July 2013
  • Excerpt: Derek Cianfrance's at once striking and jejune visual vocabulary was accurately described by Richard Brody at the time of the heroically performed Blue Valentine 's release as a brand of prefabricated poetry: "Cianfrance borrows his methods and his moods from a grab-bag of clichés.
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Overall 7
7.0
Movie overall 6
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Audio 8
8.0
Extras 5
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THE PLACE BEYOND THE PINES - Blu-ray review

moviemet.com
7 July 2013
  • Summary: "The Place Beyond the Pines" is an uneven effort by Derek Cianfrance, but the writer/director has nothing to be ashamed about.
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Overall 8
8.0

The Place Beyond The Pines

Cinema Blend
29 March 2013
  • Excerpt: The mythic-sounding title The Place Beyond the Pines is in fact the Mohawk name for a town often synonymous with the mundane: Schenectady, New York. Among verdant rolling hills and modest clapboard houses writer-director Derek Cianfrance unspools a large, deadly serious story about fathers and sons...
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Overall 7
7.3

The Place Beyond The Pines

AV Club
28 March 2013
  • Excerpt: Derek Cianfrance’s Blue Valentine was defined by an almost unbearable intimacy, an eagerness to plumb deep into the most wrenching emotions of a doomed romance, captured with raw candor and honesty.
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Overall 8
8.0

Place Beyond The Pines, The

Empire Online
21 October 2013
  • Conclusion: In trying to tell an enormous amount of story it can spread itself too thin and leave some strands feeling unfinished, but when it’s at its best, this is beautiful and bold filmmaking.
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Overall 8
8.0

The Place Beyond The Pines

totalfilm.com
29 July 2013
  • Summary: The director of Blue Valentine plays the long game...
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