Posts Tagged ‘Nicolas Winding Refn’
Ryan Gosling is not an actor I typically associate with comedy. At his best, I think of Drive and Only God Forgives. At his worst, The Notebook. This is dumb, because there are two films already that prove Gosling knows how to handle comedy: Crazy Stupid Love and The Big Short. There are reasons these don’t necessarily jump to mind, while both […]
Ryan Gosling plays Julian, an American running a Thai boxing club as a front for drug smuggling. When Julian’s brother Billy is brutally murdered after killing an underage prostitute under the watchful eye of retired cop, Chang, his Mother arrives in Bangkok and urges him to seek revenge. There is no doubt about it that […]
There isn’t much I can say about this film apart from how amazing it is. Like ‘Warrior’ it is another film I completely missed judged when it came out. The name “Drive” just made me think of The Fast and The furious and all the other dross films like that, so completely turned me off. Again, I couldn’t have been more wrong.