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Lost River (2014) Movie Reviews

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03/09/2016 (0 of 0 found this helpful)


Die Rezensionen zu Ryan Goslings Debüt Lost River waren so durch und durch ätzend und hasserfüllt, dass ich ein narzistisches Kabinett-Stück erwartete. Die gute Neuigkeit: Lost River ist weit davon entfernt, schrecklich zu sein, denn dafür gibt es zu viele Ideen und visuelle Kompositionen. Die schlechte Neuigkeit ist die, dass Ryan Gosling seine Ideen aber nicht durch seine Regie zu ordnen vermag. An dieser Stelle könnte man eine Reihe grosser Regisseure nennen, von denen Gosling beeinflusst wurde - ein Anfänger wie er war allerdings schlecht beraten, sich gleich beim Debüt in solche Höhen schrauben zu wollen. In Lost River wird alles nur oberflächlich zusammen gehalten. Eine Vision ist an keiner Stelle erkennbar. Der sadistische Gangster Bully (Matt Smith) fährt nachts im Cadillac durc...


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04/10/2015 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

A fair tale worth forgetting

Focus more on story more than visuals or your movie isn't going to make any sense or even going anywhere, just stuck in it's own tracks Gosling.

The story is about a single mother is swept into a dark underworld while her son discovers an underwater town.

I was interested in Lost River every since it's first teaser trailer by it's fairy tale imagery and with the repeating words of "Look at my muscles", by Matt Smith . But after hearing the negative reviews and the fact that this movie was booed at the Cannes film festival. After seeing the movie I can see what Ryan Gosling was trying to reach but it didn't really mash well on screen and the overall result is a mess of film and I'm not here to hate on Gosling as I had hope for him and maybe he can do a better directed movie...

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