This past Wednesday morning at 8:30AM, Nicolas Winding Refn's ninth feature film, Only God Forgives, premiered inside the Grand Lumiere at the Cannes Film Festival to a crowd of critics and press from all over the world. The response...Show More Summary
You’ve already heard from Vulture’s Kyle Buchanan about the smattering of boos — mixed with applause — at the Cannes press screening for Only God Forgives, Ryan Gosling’s new, extremely violent collaboration with his Drive director, Nicolas Winding Refn. Reviews have been polarized for the highly stylized odyssey of a ... More »
Howdy do, everyone, it's Papa Vinyard here. I have here a review of Nicolas Winding Refn's upcoming collaboration with Ryan Gosling, ONLY GOD FORGIVES, straight outta Cannes. It's totally lite on the spoilers, which I like. It seems like our Auda here wasn't a huge fan, even though he/she is clearly familiar with Refn's work beyond DRIVE. Show More Summary
The beauty of every frame of Only God Forgives—the striking compositions, the vivid colors—is so exceptional that it mostly offsets the questionable creative decisions that go on within that frame. Director Nicolas Winding Refn’s follow-up...Show More Summary
By all accounts, Ryan Gosling’s latest film, Only God Forgives, which was directed by Drive’s Nicolas Winding Refn, is extremely violent. And by all accounts, I mean even Gosling’s co-star, [...] The post Ryan Gosling’s Film Was Booed At Cannes appeared first on FilmDrunk.
CANNES, France — To convince Kristin Scott Thomas to play the bloodthirsty matriarch of "Only God Forgives," director Nicolas Winding Refn appealed to Scott Thomas...
Ryan Gosling’s new film Only God Forgives was booed during its screening at Cannes. Critics have not been too kind to the recent collaboration between director Nicolas Winding Refn and the acclaimed actor. Although the pair won over critics and audiences alike with their 2011 effort Drive, it would appear that their latest movie is [...]Show More Summary
Ryan Gosling’s latest film Only God Forgives got booed after its premiere at the Cannes Film Festival. In 2011, Gosling and director Nicolas Winding Refn released Drive at the Cannes Film Festival. The movie received critical praise from press and a standing ovation from the crowd. The duo’s latest film, however, was met with boos and [...]Show More Summary
A silent Ryan Gosling soaks up the verbal abuse of his mother in this look at Nicolas Winding Refn's thriller. [...]
Early reviews and reactions to Nicolas Winding Refn's 'Only God Forgives' warns movie fans that the film is an extremely bloody and violently polarizing ride.
Oscar Wilde famously posited that the true artist need have no moral considerations: true art is not moral or immoral, it can only be good art or bad art; morality is the subject sometimes of art, but not its object....
Ah, so here’s where all the truly distinctive films were hiding. The last three I’ve seen run the gamut from the nearly sublime to the frankly abysmal, but they’re all bold, memorable, risk-happy adventures—exactly the kind of movies Cannes ought to be showcasing. Show More Summary
The last time Ryan Gosling and director Nicolas Winding Refn went to Cannes together, they brought "Drive," the movie that won the director's prize at the festival and found a avid fan base in the states—and one person who was expecting a "Fast and Furious" rip-off. They returned this year with the similarly stylish and [...]
CraveOnline has debuted this new restricted clip from Nicolas Winding Refn's Only God Forgives, starring Ryan Gosling, Kristin Scott Thomas and Vithaya Pansringarm. In the July 19 release, Julian (Ryan Gosling) is a former kickboxer and gangster living in Bangkok. Show More Summary
CANNES (Reuters) - An ultra-violent thriller set in the Bangkok underworld of brothels and fight clubs came under attack at the Cannes film festival on Wednesday for its bloodletting which Danish director Nicolas Winding Refn defended as art.
As usual with a Nicolas Winding Refn movie, his new film Only God Forgives, which just premiered at Cannes this morning, is rhythmically exciting, with...
Ryan Gosling’s smirking, sun-dappled face will appear twice over the course of the Cannes Film Festival: in the erotically violent Nicolas Winding Refn film Only God Forgives, and then briefly in a documentary about the ruthless business...Show More Summary
The only thing as predictable as Ryan Gosling’s bankability, is the boasting by directors insisting that they share the same brain with the star. Our guess is to ensure success where it counts. The latest is Drive and Only God Forgives collaborator Nicolas Winding Refn who seems to have struck gold twice with Gosling and [...]Show More Summary
One of my most anticipated films playing at the Cannes Film Festival coming up this month is Nicolas Winding Refn's latest, Only God Forgives, once again starring Ryan Gosling. It already reminds me of 2011, where I caught the world premiere of Drive in Cannes (my review), also starring Gosling directed by Refn. Show More Summary
If you’re anything like everyone I know, you’re probably already semi-tumescent or pre-ovulating for Only God Forgives, director Nicolas Winding Refn’s follow up to Drive, once again starring everyone’s favorite [...] The post HI-YAH! Baby Goose Does Some Muay Thai appeared first on FilmDrunk.