Scott Foundas

Latest Stories

  • 2 years ago | Film and TV

    The Place Beyond the Pines opens with a close-up of Ryan Gosling's chiseled abdomen and heavy breathing on the soundtrack. Then, in a single, five-minute tracking shot, we follow Gosling's character, Luke, across a fairground and into the tent whe...

  • Blue Valentine director Derek Cianfrance makes a concerted stab at the epic with this two-and-a-half-hour roundelay of failed fathers and unloved sons trapped in a vicious cycle of emasculated rage. Ryan Gosling (and his chiseled abdomen)...

  • 2 years ago | Film and TV

    "All you need to make a movie is a girl and a gun" goes Jean-Luc Godard's quip. Add to that a few more girls and their bikinis, and you have the rough formula for Harmony Korine's Spring Breakers, which looks like the most expensive Girls Gone Wil...

  • The first of this year's dueling Die Hard in the White House opuses (to be followed in June by Roland "Independence Day" Emmerich's White House Down) begins with a slo-mo Old Glory and the first horns and snare drums of composer...

  • "All you need to make a movie is a girl and a gun" goes Jean-Luc Godard's quip. Add to that a few more girls and their bikinis and you have the rough formula for Harmony Korine's Spring Breakers, which looks like the most expensive...

  • "Cloistered" doesn't even begin to describe the hills of Cristian Mungiu's Beyond the Hills (Dupa dealuri), a film that may be doomed to be known as the "Romanian exorcism movie." In the Romanian town of New Hill, a priest known as Papa...