A reminder that sometimes filmmakers should stay behind the camera.
Nicolas Winding Refn and Liv Corfixen talk to Salon about their new documentary
The documentary plays in Los Angeles and New York starting tonight. Read the full article on AICN If you just went on his output, you wouldn’t be blamed for thinking that Nicolas Winding Refn is a broody, inscrutable guy, a walking ball of intensity and artistic ambition with a dark side plastered all over his face. Show More Summary
I could watch Ryan Gosling listen to Nicolas Winding Refn talk about sex and violence all day.
"My Life Directed By Nicolas Winding Refn was an honest glimpse, for better and for worse, into the inner workings of a cinematic genius and made for quite the compelling watch!""The Arrow reviews My Life Directed by Nicolas Winding Refn" Read More...
I’m a sucker for a great behind-the-scenes moviemaking documentary. “Hearts of Darkness” and “Burden of Dreams” are must-sees, and the first thing I look at when Criterion announces their monthly releases is the list of special features, often as insightful and educational as a great film book or even a lecture in a class. Show More Summary
My Life Directed By Nicolas Winding Refn, Liv Corfixen’s behind-the-scenes look at the production of Only God Forgives, has a clear precedent in Hearts Of Darkness, Eleanor Coppola’s behind-the-scenes look at the production of Apocalypse Now. Show More Summary
The documentary ‘My Life Directed By Nicolas Winding Refn’ goes up close and personal during the making of ‘Only God Forgives.’ Watch an exclusive clip of Gosling and Refn.
The documentary "My Life Directed by Nicolas Winding Refn" tracks the making of Danish filmmaker Refn's 2013 film "Only God Forgives" starring Ryan Gosling. From the six-month shoot in Bangkok to the premiere of "Only God Forgives" at the Cannes Film Festival, it's recounted here — as...
This new documentary, MY LIFE DIRECTED BY NICOLAS WINDING REFN, offers a close look into the motivations and process of the director as he was working to complete ONLY GOD FORGIVES. Read the full article on AICN Hey guys! Horrorella here... Nicolas Winding Refn is arguably one of the most fascinating directors working in the industry. Show More Summary
In a small amount of time, director Nicolas Winding Refn has made a name for himself as a unique auteur filmmaker, building up an impressive fanbase of cinephiles. Refn found himself in the spotlight after the success of Drive starring...Show More Summary
The intense new documentary 'My Life Directed' looks at Liz Corfixen's relationship with her filmmaking husband Nicolas Winding Refn. [...]
Okay, we'll admit it. We did not expect the plot for Nicolas Winding Refn's female-lead horror movie Neon Demon to be centered around cannibal supermodels. You've got our attention now, Refn. Read more...
Christina Hendricks has joined the cast of horror film The Neon Demon. Directed by Nicolas Winding Refn, The Neon Demon will be a female-driven movie with Hendricks starring alongside actresses including Elle Fanning, Jena Malone, Abbey Lee, and Bella Heathcote. Show More Summary
The Keanu Reeves love fest continues! Coming off the success of John Wick and Eli Roth’s Sundance horror remake Knock Knock, Reeves was attached to Nicolas Winding Refn’s The Neon Demon. Now, ahead of EFM comes word on Daughter of God, a new thriller that takes place in New York, and was written and directed […]
Yesterday we hit you with the news that Keanu Reeves and Christina Hendricks would be joining Elle Fanning and Abbey Lee in Nicolas Winding Refn's THE NEON DEMON. Unfortunately at the time we didn't know much about what the film...Show More Summary
Just ahead of the EFM in Berlin, it was revealed that Keanu Reeves, Christina Hendricks, Elle Fanning, Abbey Lee, Jena Malone and Bella Heathcote would star in Nicolas Winding Refn’s subversive horror tale, The Neon Demon. “One morning I woke and realized I was both surrounded and dominated by women. Strangely, a sudden urge was […]
The film also stars Elle Fanning and Jena Malone. Read the full article on AICN Keanu Reeves is currently on a nice streak of working with visually distinctive directors since beginning his own directorial career with THE MAN OF TAI CHI. Show More Summary
As part of his excellent Every Frame a Painting series on film analysis, Tony Zhou has a wonderful three-minute look at the framing techniques used by Nicolas Winding Refn in his excellent 2011 film Drive. If you like Zhou’s work as much as I do, do what I just did and sign up at Patreon to kick in a few bucks for each new video in the series. ?
Towards the beginning of 2015, we learned that Elle Fanning was going to lead Neon Demon, the next film from Drive and Only God Forgives director Nicolas Winding Refn. Now the rest of the cast is filling out as Variety has word fromShow More Summary