Nicolas Winding Refn Appreciation Page

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  1. Cint

    Cint Titanium Belt Platinum Member

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    Didn't understand what the characters were saying but their expressions told the story. I try not to rely on the subtitles when I watch foreign films.

    I'm surprised you didn't like Bronson. That's one of my favorite Refn films. @Defeat Unknown

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    Drive is amazing film, one of my favs of all time.
     
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    Agree 100%. @BisexualMMA @Spookv

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    Check out OGF. @PommyBen

     
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    Thought you'd be interested. @Zer

     
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    I just got finished watching Valhalla Rising. I dunno. It was alright, it was nice not watching a movie with fifty cuts per minute a la Transformers or Avengers for once.
    But I couldn't shake the feeling I was watching a weaksauce remake of Aguirre. Nice visuals and I love the choice of environments, but besides that it was kind of pretentious and B-movieish.
     
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    Bronson is great because it gives you a headache while watching it.

    The movie is shot in such a frantic way that it mimics the mental instability of the main character and what it must be like in his brain.

    You wind up feeling frantic while watching the film
     
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    ^My review wasn't that bad, was it?
     
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    To be fair I think Refn is much more a Tarantino than he is a Kubrick, his style is basically to take pulpy B-movie genre cinema and try to ennoble it although obviously more via visuals than dialog.

    Perhaps Dario Argentino in the closest? the Neon Demon is arguably rather similar to Suprisa in some respects although I think he has more variety to his work.
     
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    It wasn't but I'd urge you to watch it several times to truly understand the film.

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    Overrated Just like the TS.
     

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