A good film with a handful of strong performances but... overall I found the film a little tiresome.
It's a shame because it really starts so well - reminiscent of Stand By Me/The Goonies mixed with a dollop of ET - but then slowly descends into a predictable Hollywood dull-venture; guns, explosions and clichés abound. Dare I say - it even began to remind me of Bay's repugnant Transformer-porn.
Perhaps a little harsh - it is definitely worth a watch, just be ready to surrender to a Hollywood yarn.
I loved this film, despite being certain I wouldn't. I have to say it has some of the most impressive CG animation I've seen since Jurassic Park.
As someone who has worked with primates at Bristol Zoo, I really noticed the study and detail that has gone into the behaviours and expressions of these apes - and the result is nothing short of mesmerising.
Thoroughly recommended - was gripping from start to finish, and provides a fantastic lead into a…
Western meets Romance meets Heist - the film of Grand Theft Auto: Vice City.
Strong performances throughout - in particular, the long, suspenseful, speechless eye contact between Gosling and Mulligan creates a brooding romance that simmers intensely beneath the grizzly and brutal plot.
Nothing like the trailer - this is an awesome indy film, with no Hollywood bile in sight.
I want his jacket and driving gloves. And the mustang.
Ryan Gosling can do no wrong on-screen and Michelle Williams is also very strong in this sombre look at relationships in real life.
I admire this film's honest portrayal of how love can sometimes go. It's heartbreaking and beautiful... but doesn't make uplifting viewing. As an outsider looking in, you just wish you could sit them both down and talk things through.
The film is worth seeing purely for the improvisation - after slaving over the script for nearly 17…