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Only God Forgives

Overview


Genre :

Drama, Crime, Thriller

Release Date :

July 19, 2013 (Limited)

MPAA Rating :

R

Director :

Nicolas Winding Refn

Starring :

Ryan Gosling, Kristin Scott Thomas, Tom Burke, Yayaying, Vithaya Pansringarm, Gordon Brown, Oak Keerati, Joe Cummings

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Not quite bad, but it's not recommended either.    Readers  Be the 1st!

2 of 5

“..there's no way to overstate the gorgeous look of this film, but the mannered dialogue and deliberateness of pace becomes less of an homage to Asian revenge films than a parody..”
by Jordan Hoffman [Film.com]
1 of 5

“..the movie is so devoid of emotion that its ritualized gore acts as a narcotic. Filmed in shades of red, with a minimal screenplay..”
by A.O. Scott [New York Times]
“..part schlockfest, part campy fairy tale, this is a movie that begs you to bring your own barf bag..”
by Rex Reed [New York Observer]
Review rate : C-

“..Only God Forgives is really just a lurid horror film dressed up in nonsensical swank..”
by Owen Gleiberman [Entertainment Weekly]
1 of 5

“..God only knows what Nicolas Winding Refn had in mind when he made "Only God Forgives."..”
by Betsy Sharkey [Los Angeles Times]
1.5 of 4

“..But the lurid story is strikingly vapid, laden with fetishized savagery. Dialogue is minimal..”
by Claudia Puig [USA Today]
1 of 4
Reviewed by Sara Stewart [New York Post]

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