Positive/Negative: Divisive Reactions to Refn’s ‘Only God Forgives’

Posted May 24, 2013 by Rick in Movie News
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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 90 minutes later was instantly divisive, with reactions ranging from incredibly negative and “hated it” to overly positive and “loved it”. While the majority of responses I saw seemed to lean towards the negative side, there’s always something fun about emerging from a film that gets such split response. As long as there are people who did love it (like me!), there’s something curious there to discuss. ›››
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