Daily Archives: Tuesday April 14th, 2015

Lost River

Posted on by Mikey Moscow in Blog, Cinema | Leave a comment

Ryan Gosling’s directorial debut ‘Lost River’ left me with a lot of mixed feelings. I do like such stories: all of this small town Americana romanticism, odd teens, confused adults, urban myths, coming-of-age-plot, neon, metal, glitter, blood, fire, woods. But Gosling is not quite there yet. I saw some bits of ‘Drive’ here (neon + blood), some Cronenberg (the ‘shells’ room), some Lynch (the freakshow of a town and Eva Mendes’ gory variety show) and some bits of Araki’s early …