NOTE: This review was written in 2013 at the time of the film’s release. In light of a recent documentary, ‘My Life Directed By Nicolas Winding Refn’, about the production of the film, I found it relevant to shine new light on its derided and largely forgotten subject matter. In retrospect, I would have written this review slightly [...]Show More Summary
Another new face has joined Nicolas Winding Refn’s female-driven horror film THE NEON DEMON as Variety reports that STONEWALL actor Karl Glusman landed a role in the film. We recently caught some possible details about the film...Show More Summary
Stonewall actor Karl Glusman has joined Nicolas Winding Refn’s The Neon Demon, the female-driven horror tale starring Elle Fanning, reports Variety. The pic also stars Keanu Reeves, Christina Hendricks, Abbey Lee (Drive), Jena Malone (The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1), and Bella Heathcote (Dark Shadows) and is Refn’s follow-up to Only God Forgives, starring Ryan […]
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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 […]