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Only God Forgives – Movie Analysis

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Many people thought 2011’s Drive was a difficult film to grasp. Only God Forgives makes Drive look like Sesame Street. While no where near as good as Drive, Only God Forgives is an extremely misunderstood film. Some called it one of the worst films of the year, others a masterpiece. One thing is for sure, it’s a bit of a head-scratcher. In this video, I attempt to explain many of the scenes in the film, and offer my take on the story. Hit the jump to watch the full video…

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Drive – Movie Analysis

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I’ll never forget the first time I saw Drive. I’ve since never been able to replicate the experience. Director Nicolas Winding Refn crafted an incredible, stylized vision of the seedy Los Angeles underworld, filled with jaw-dropping scenes of tension. Naturally, the public had a tough time grasping this very different film. Understandably, it’s not a normal movie, and many were expecting something more conventional.

In this video, I delve into the hidden layers of the film, and talk about the filmmaking on display, and my thoughts on the metaphorical journey of The Driver. Hit the jump to watch my full video…

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Only God Forgives – Movie Review

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Ryan Gosling returns with director Nicolas Winding Refn at the helm. How does Only God Forgives compare to Drive? Is it even fair to compare them? Hit the jump to watch my full review…

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