Derek Cianfrance

‘The Light Between Oceans’ Review: Alicia Vikander and Michael Fassbender Star in a Heartbreaking Drama

by Erin Whitney August 31, 2016 @ 8:44 AM
Derek Cianfrance’s ‘The Light Between Oceans’ might be the most heartbreaking movie of the year. Cianfrance’s (‘Blue Valentine,’ ‘The Place Beyond the Pines’) latest looks at the many sides of grief and guilt, and how one’s joy may come at the expense of another’s pain.

You May Want Some Tissues For the New ‘The Light Between Oceans’ Trailer

by Erin Whitney May 13, 2016 @ 1:01 PM
The new Tomb Raider might be making her way into Hollywood blockbusters, especially with the upcoming Jason Bourne, but Alicia Vikander is still intent on using her acting skills to make you weep. If you thought she was done sweeping up awards last year, the woman-who-never-stops-making-movies has another likely awards season contender this fall in ‘The Light Between Oceans,’ and you may want to get some tissues for it.

‘The Light Between Oceans’ Trailer: Michael Fassbender and Alicia Vikander Want to Break Your Heart

by Britt Hayes February 24, 2016 @ 8:24 PM
The Light Between Oceans definitely looks like a Derek Cianfrance film: beautiful actors experiencing not-so-beautiful things in an emotionally devastating, intimate drama. The first trailer for the director’s follow-up to the divisive Place Beyond the Pines is here, featuring current Oscar hopefuls Alicia Vikander and Michael Fassbender in what could be an early contender for next year’s awards. If nothing else, this movie looks like it’s going to shatter your heart into a tiny thousand pieces.

Watch Ryan Gosling in 'The Place Beyond the Pines' Clip

by Britt Hayes September 10, 2012 @ 12:28 PM
Focus Features
'The Place Beyond the Pines' has quickly become one of our most anticipated films of 2013. Picked up by Focus Features at the Toronto International Film Festival over the weekend, it looks like we'll be seeing a theatrical release relatively soon. Until then, we've got the first footage from the film. Spoiler: Ryan Gosling eats some fruit.