Mike Patton, the composer for THE PLACE BEYOND THE PINES, reflects on his collaboration with Derek Cianfrance.
From theater to TV to film, Dane DeHaan makes a splash in each new medium. And now as the ill-fated son in THE PLACE BEYOND THE PINES, DeHaan shows again why his star is on the rise.
Brian Smyj has coordinated or engaged in stunts from Gladiator to The Dark Knight Rises, but perhaps no film has proven more creatively challenging than his work for THE PLACE BEYOND THE PINES. Scott Macaulay profiles this stunt legend.
As such a beautiful woman, playing a character worn down by life is no easy task for Eva Mendes. But in THE PLACE BEYOND THE PINES, Mendes highlights both her natural sensuality and the complexity of the character.
In THE PLACE BEYOND THE PINES, writer/director Derek Cianfrance pulls together different stories, characters, and generations to paint the epic portrait of a crime and its consequences. The filmmaker also tapped his previous work and experience to imbue the story with passion and realism.
In THE PLACE BEYOND THE PINES, Ray Liotta plays a character he’s refined through decades of legendary films – a menacingly charming man who seems to straddle the law.
In THE PLACE BEYOND THE PINES, Bradley Cooper turns in a powerful performance as a policeman struggling with himself as much as his duty. It’s a role that might seem surprising for Cooper, but in the last decade the actor has made a career of redefining himself.
In THE PLACE BEYOND THE PINES, Ryan Gosling plays a motorcycle stuntman whose quiet intensity speaks volumes about his drama and dreams. It’s dramatic quality that Gosling has been exquisitely cultivating for years.
In ADMISSION, Paul Rudd plays the head of an alternative high school who ultimately teaches Tina Fey a thing or two about life. Both humorous and human, Rudd brings to his character the exquisite niceness he has refined in his many comedy roles.
As Susannah, Tina Fey’s mother in ADMISSION, Lily Tomlin plays a sharp-tongued seventies feminist who has seen – and done – it all. Of course, for a comic and actress who has been on the cutting edge of television, comedy, film and stage, the same could be said for Tomlin herself.
In ADMISSION, Tina Fey brings her smarts and humor to the role of a Princeton admissions officer, but her special mix of wit and wisdom seems to be the trademark of her illustrious career.
From animated Antz to real-life fathers, Paul Weitz instills a sense of humanity into his films and finds a kinship with his characters.
For music supervisor Karen Elliott, getting the right songs for One Day was no easy task. Not only did each song have to be historically correct, but the music needed to sound right without taking the viewer out of the story. How did she do that?
Pariah’s costume designer Eniola Dawodu takes us behind the scenes.