‘La La Land’ prioritizes form over function

This movie musical mimics the classic Hollywood films without truly understanding their appeal.

“The Place Beyond the Pines” goes beyond expectations

Strong lead performances stand out in the cinematic epic.

Is Ryan Gosling right to step away from acting?

Ryan Gosling is taking a hiatus from the Hollywood limelight, but is the actor’s move the right one?

“Drive” delivers the goods

Ryan Gosling plays the unnamed Driver in Nicolas Winding Refn’s noir-inspired “Drive,” giving audiences all the pulse-pounding excitement of the Hollywood thriller, but without the fat.

‘Blue Valentine’ isn’t all hearts and flowers

Ryan Gosling and Michelle Williams star in “Blue Valentine,” a tale of crumbling love that is just as artistic as it is engaging.