Tag Archives: Nicolas Winding Refn

May 24

Only God Forgives – Nicolas Winding Refn and the Oedipus reach. (Sydney Film Festival Film Review)

Only God Forgives is showing at the Sydney Film Festival in Competition. Grab tickets here. His destiny moves us only because it might have been ours — because the Oracle laid the same curse upon us before our birth as upon him. It is the fate of all of us, perhaps, to direct our first […]

May 06

Pusher Three: I am the Angel of Death – Nicolas Winding Refn completes his ode to Goodfellas. (Film Review)

In 1990 Martin Scorsese  speaking about the making of Goodfellas, said he wanted to show the glamour of the gangster lifestyle in order to explain why people are attracted to it.  Around the same time Lorraine Bracco said in an interview that she felt she had to make her role powerful because the set was so male dominated she feared […]