Today, The Weeknd has shared his somehow already MTV EMA-nominated video for his new single with Daft Punk, “Starboy”. The thing is slick and moody in a late-period Nicolas Winding Refn kind of way. The clip follows Abel Tesfaye’s “former” persona—the shy, mysterious, drug-addled... Continue reading
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“Polarizing is the greatest achievement in any art form, even in cinema” exclaims Nicolas Winding Refn, the always controversial Danish filmmaker who brought us such niche gems as Drive and Only God Forgives. His latest foray into the cinematic world is a film called The Neon Demon, a highly divisive project about a girl named […]
"THE NEON DEMON was Refn going buck nuts with the Giallo inspired audio/visual aesthetics while double dipping his sack in the Lynch coffee mug when it came to his characters and the use of symbolism.""The Arrow reviews The Neon Demon" Read More...
New on Blu-ray “The Neon Demon” (Broad Green DVD, $26.99; Blu-ray, $34.99; also available on VOD) One of 2016’s most divisive films, Nicolas Winding Refn’s “The Neon Demon” is partly a slow-burning psychological thriller and partly a savage satire of the predatory modeling industry. Mostly though,...
Like the stylistically brutal films of Nicolas Winding Refn, The Demolisher, from Canadian director Gabriel Carrer, is an unapologetic portrayal of what can happen when a fragile mind is pushed too far. Winner of the 2015 Fantasia Film Festival’s Silver Audience Award, this “powerful jolting entry in the vigilante genre” (Bloody-Disgusting) will be available on […]
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Nicolas Winding Refn’s Drive is definitely more style than substance, but that’s hardly a problem when the style is just so good. A lot of that style comes from Ryan Gosling’s instantly iconic scorpion jacket, but the film’s retro-ish soundtrack handles a lot of the heavy lifting all on its own. Show More Summary
Amazon Studio’s The Neon Demon (read our review) directed by Nicolas Winding Refn, is a sumptuous horror-thriller, set in the highly competitive and often vicious world of fashion modeling, where the term “eat their own” takes on a decidedly new meaning. When aspiring model Jesse moves to Los Angeles, her youth and vitality are devoured by a […]
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Two never before seen images from the making of The Neon Demon, straight from director Nicolas Winding Refn's private collection! Read the full article on AICN Ahoy, squirts! Quint here. I fully planned on following up yesterday's announcement of the return of the Behind the Scenes Pic of the Day column with a rad vintage BTS image. Show More Summary
Nicolas Winding Refn‘s The Neon Demon is a beautifully shot yet polarizing film. It’s either shallow, pretentious, sensationalistic and self-indulgent or a bold haunting hypnotic work of suspense. I’m still not sure if I liked it or not, but It has certainly remained with me since my viewing of the film over the weekend. Show More Summary
Nicolas Winding Refn sat down with The Telegraph this week promoting his new stylish horror flick The Neon Demon, where he revealed that his next project will be a spy thriller. The Avenging Silence, which will be Refn’s “James BondShow More Summary
Nicolas Winding Refn has flirted with directing some big studio movies. The Neon Demon director was attached to the Ryan Gosling-led Logan’s Run remake for a while, and he later came close to signing on to make The Equalizer. One of the bigger titles the filmmaker was in the running for was Spectre, a sequel Sam Mendes ultimately returned to direct. Show More Summary
The James Bond franchise has been one of the most enduring in Hollywood. While many in Hollywood would jump at the chance to be involved, Nicolas Winding Refn had a chance, but decided to decline.
Directed by: Nicolas Winding Refn; Runtime: 117 minutes Grade: B- Over the past decade, Nicolas Winding Refn has gradually turned into quite the polarizing director. His biggest critical and commercial success, Drive, garnered its fair...Show More Summary
A lot has already been said about Nicolas Winding Refn’s newest and arguably most provocative film, Neon Demon. At The Rumpus, Jeffery Edalatpour examines beauty and its extremes, and also asks a couple questions of the director, himself:...Show More Summary
Chances are you’ve already seen our previous piece about Nicolas Winding Refn’s newest film, the deliciously lurid Neon Demon. If you haven’t, you should go check it out — it’s really quite good, if […]
The high-gloss surfaces in this world contain and combine two disparate species: the savagery of a predatory animal within the perfect beauty of a blonde goddess.
Nicolas Winding Refn‘s name appears many times in The Neon Demon, in both the opening and closing credits. But even if his name weren’t mentioned, nobody would mistake this darkly funny horror movie as anything but a Refn film. ThisShow More Summary