Shane Black’s The Nice Guys is set in the Los Angeles of the seventies. Now there’s a trailer that promotes the film as if it was a new film in that decade. Retro but bang on. Check it out after the break. The Nice Guys opens on May 20th.
Tag: Ryan Gosling
Shane Black Trailer: The Nice Guys!
A down on his luck private eye is hired to find a missing girl. It leads to his working with a freelance thug and unraveling a shocking (and messy) conspiracy. The Nice Guys stars Ryan Gosling and Russell Crowe and comes from director Shane Black (Lethal Weapon 2, Iron Man 3). It opens on May […]
Otherworldy Trailer: Ryan Gosling’s LostRiver!
Wow! I’ve just seen the trailer for Ryan Gosling’s debut as a filmmaker – he writes and directs – and it is something else entirely: eerie, otherworldly, downright strange. In a good way. Nicolas Winding Refn strange – as opposed to Uwe Boll strange. It’s called Lost River (formerly How To Catch a Monster) and is described […]
Hot Red Band Trailer: Only God Forgives!
Follow the jump for the red band trailer for Only God Forgives – from the guys who gave us the superb Drive. Need I say more?
Gangster Squad Looks Great But Is Less Fulfilling!!
Gangster Squad tells the tale of a squad of off-book cops who had a mandate to take down boxer-turned-crime boss Mickey Cohen by any means necessary. Neither cops nor crooks come off well in it.
Blue Wedding Director Teams Up with Ryan Gosling for Action/Drama!
The first time director Derek Cianfrance and Ryan Gosling teamed up the result was Blue Valentine. With Focus Features’ The Place Beyond the Pines, the two collaborate on a sweeping emotional drama that powerfully explores the unbreakable bond between fathers and sons – plus motorcycle stunts and bank robberies. The Place Beyond the Pines opens […]
Drive: Art Film with Crime, or Arty Crime Film?
Nicolas Winding Refn’s Drive is a strange beast. The ads make it look like an action/crime thriller, but it’s more a suspenseful noir-ish art film with occasional ultra-violent outbursts. Between Refn’s direction and Ryan Gosling’s performance in the lead, it is one of the oddest good films of the year.