Cannes 2013: Bloody, Nasty Revenge in Refn’s ‘Only God Forgives’

Posted May 22, 2013 by Rick in Movie News
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Tarantino is out, Refn is in. At the start of Quentin Tarantino’s Kill Bill, it opens with the Klingon Proverb, “Revenge is a dish best served cold.” Back in the 90s, Tarantino was leading the genre game in Cannes, winning the Palme d’Or for Pulp Fiction. While he’s still making great films today, the next generation has tagged in. In 2011, Nicolas Winding Refn rocked the Croisette with the film Drive and he has returned this year to premiere Only God Forgives. Starring Ryan Gosling again this artsy, slow burn, extremely violent Bangkok-set revenge drama is a dish definitely served cold, with a slice of style and minor substance. ›››
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