Only God Forgives Review: Restless Sinners

CITY OF DEMONS Without a shadow of a doubt Only God Forgives is one of the most unsettling, relentlessly oppressive and utterly compelling films of the 21st century. It is not a typical Nicolas Winding-Refn picture, nor is it a typical Ryan Gosling flick, and using 2011’s Drive as our primary piece of empirical evidence, […]

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Curzon Home Cinema: Nicolas Winding Refn Season

For almost two decades Danish director Nicolas Winding Refn has captivated audiences with his unique brand of brutally hypnotic filmmaking. Brandishing a highly stylised and effortlessly cool trademark, only matched, and often surpassed by his visceral penchant for ultra-violence, Refn has slowly but surely carved a path through World and Hollywood cinema. From his infamous […]

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Drive Review

In 1968 Steve McQueen decided to go for a drive, a slow burning game of cat and mouse through the peaks and valleys of San Francisco’s now iconic boulevards that proved a man with a score to settle and access to a gleaming hunk of horsepower was in fact the quintessence of cool. Peter Yates’ […]

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