nicolas winding refn

Nordic Film Festival 2013: NWR

by Mark Searby 29 November 2013

Director of indie films Drive and Only God Forgives, Nicolas Winding Refn seems like an enigma within the film world. This documentary gets as close as possible to a man with different ideas than most.

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Win Only God Forgives Soundtrack & DVD

by Martyn Conterio 29 November 2013

Nicolas Winding Refn’s neon-lit Freudian nightmare, Only God Forgives, is released in the UK on Monday 2nd December. Starring Ryan Gosling and a foul-mouthed turn from the usually prim and sangfroid Kristen Scott Thomas, we’ve got three copies each of the soundtrack and DVD up for graboids.

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In Interview: Sam Dunn, Head of Video Publishing at BFI Flipside

by Martyn Conterio 23 September 2013

With the release of Saxon Logan’s Sleepwalker on Monday 23rd September, courtesy of the BFI’s Flipside distribution arm, New Empress interviewed Sam Dunn, Head of Video Publishing, to discuss the label and the release of the forgotten 1980s British horror-satire.

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In Review: Only God Forgives

by Daniel Goodwin 26 July 2013

Following Drive (2011) was never going to be easy for Nicolas Winding Refn. After gaining a wealth of acclaim for the cult film, Refn returned to a story he was developing during Drive’s production and, with Ryan Gosling back on board (after Luke Evans dropped out), the great Dane distanced himself from the temptations of Hollywood […]

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Edinburgh International Film Festival 2012: Pusher

by Tom Grater 20 June 2012

One of the more anticipated films of Edinburgh International Film Festival 2012 was Luis Prieto’s British remake of Nicolas Winding Refn’s outstanding debut Pusher , an intense, pulsating Danish drug romp made in 1996.

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