By Jack Rico
It’s the weekend and some of us prefer to stay home, open up a bruski and catch a flick at the cribbles. But what to watch is the question? Let Hollywood heartthrob Ryan Gosling himself select three movies that just might make your weekend a little better. Watch the video above!
Here are Ryan Gosling’s DVD picks:
Paper Moon (1973)
Directed by: Peter Bogdanovich
Starring: Ryan O’Neal, Tatum O’Neal and Madeline Kahn
Plot: During the Great Depression, a con man finds himself saddled with a young girl who may or may not be his daughter, and the two forge an unlikely partnership.
Noteworthy: Was nominated for 4 Oscars and won 1 for Best Actress in a Supporting Role for Tatum O’Neal.
The Long Hair of Death (1964)
Directed by: Antonio Margheriti
Genre: Horror, Art House, Foreign
Starring: Barbara Steele, George Ardisson and Halina Zalewska
Plot: In a 15th-century feudal village, a woman is accused of witchcraft and put to death. Her beautiful older daughter knows the real reason for the execution lies in the lord’s sexual desire for her mother. After confronting the lord on the matter, she, too, is killed. A much younger daughter is spared and taken in by her mother’s killers. Once she is of age, as a horrible, deadly plague sweeps the land, she marries the lord’s worthless son. Then, during a brutal thunderstorm, the older daughter mysteriously reappears and begins to avenge her mother’s death.
Noteworthy: This Italian movie goes by the real title of ‘I lunghi capelli della morte’. It’s star Barbara Queen is considered by many as the ‘Scream Queen’.
The Big Lebowski (1998)
Directed by: Ethan Coen, Joel Coen
Starring: Jeff Bridges, John Goodman, Julianne Moore
Plot: “Dude” Lebowski, mistaken for a millionaire Lebowski, seeks restitution for his ruined rug and enlists his bowling buddies to help get it.
Noteworthy: This is considered as one of the most liked movies from The Coen Bros catalogue. Interesting to know is that the F-word or a variation of the F-word is used a whopping 292 times. Cover your ears kids!