Director, Nicolas Winding Refn, has received a lot of backlash for Only God Forgives – some deserved, some not so much. After the beloved Drive with Ryan Gosling as the ever-stoic bad boy, it seems that audiences were expecting a sequel or rehash of similar themes with Winding Refn’s most recent release. However this isn’t what we get with Only God Forgives, Gosling may be just as reticent as in Drive, but aside from that and the violence, the similarities end.
Broken Flowers | Directed by Jim Jarmusch | Release Date: 2005 | Rating: R | Run Time: 1hr and 46min Broken Flowers is my first encounter with director Jim Jarmusch and I realize that I’ve been sorely missing out. Be prepared for more Jarmusch movie reviews in the future, as I delve into his oeuvre. I found a few […]
The Paperboy | Directed by Lee Daniels Release Date: 2012 | Rating: R Run Time: 1hr 47min The Paperboy isn’t a very talked about film – in fact, I haven’t heard anything since its horrible reception at Cannes in 2012. Well, I have to be honest here: aside from its reception at Cannes, the only […]
Prince Avalanche | Directed by David Gordon Green | Release Date: 2013 | Rating: R | Run Time: 1hr 34min I had high hopes for Prince Avalanche. Sure, it looked like an overtired, typical indie flick. But I was hoping David Gordon Green, who brought us Pineapple Express, would be able to give us an […]