Speaking with the New York Times as "The Place Beyond The Pines" gets set to hit theaters, Gosling revealed that it was Hendricks' death scene in Nicolas Winding Refn's "Drive" that lodged itself in his brain. “...the audience gave a standing ovation,” Gosling said about the sequence in which Hendricks' head gets blown off. “It was the strangest thing I’d ever been a part of, and in some way my movie is a bit about that experience.”
It's certainly a pretty dramatic moment (watch below), and considering the impact it had on Gosling, it only makes whatever he's putting together all the more intriguing. But until we see that, 'Pines' will have to hold us for now, and that's certainly not a bad thing at all. Derek Cianfrance's epic crime drama of fathers and sons opens in limited release this weekend, and one more one sheet has arrived with a graphic treatment, emphasizing a line of dialogue that has become a calling card for the film.