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Only God Forgives

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    Arthouse Audit: Docs 'Act of Killing' and 'Blackfish' Open Strong, 'Way Way Back' and 'Fruitvale Station' Soar

    Strong openings for documentaries "The Act of Killing" and "Blackfish," plus a rousing VOD day-and-date success for "Only God Forgives," yielded one of the better first weeks for multiple specialized films in some time. An exclusive run of "Computer Chess" also shows some early promise, while a much...

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    Specialty Box Office: 'Act of Killing' Top Doc Debut of Year; Ryan Gosling and Kristen Wiig Soft With 'God' and 'Girl'

    A critically acclaimed but incredibly challenging documentary stole the thunder from A-list stars at the specialty box office this weekend, with Joshua Oppenheimer's "The Act of Killing" finding the best opening per-theater-average of any documentary in 2013 thus far.

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    This Weekend: See Harrowing 'The Act of Killing,' 'Blackfish,' 'Only God Forgives,' Skip 'RED 2'

    This is a very strong weekend for indies. Joshua Oppenheimer's "The Act of Killing" is an artful examination of genocide in Indonesia; Gabriela Cowperthwaite's "Blackfish" centers on the lethal consequences of SeaWorld's captivity of orca whales; and Andrew Bujalski's latest, "Computer Chess," is a ...

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    Here Are the New Indies (Hopefully) Playing In a Theater Near You: 'Only God Forgives,' 'Girl Most Likely,' 'Blackfish' and More

    While the low-fi creeper "The Conjuring" is poised to do battle with the big-budgeted hopeful franchise starter "R.I.P.D." at the domestic box office, those two competing studio efforts aren't the only films opening this week that want your hard earned money. Below, find a list of every indie openin...

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    Watch: 1-Hour Talk With Nicolas Winding Refn About 'Only God Forgives,' His Advice For Filmmakers, Power Of Silence & More

    Nicolas Winding Refn’s long awaited “Only God Forgives”— his follow-up to 2011s “Drive”— hits theaters and VOD starting today (you can read our review here). He’s been hitting the press circuit drumming up attention for the Ryan Gosling-starring film and, as always, Refn delivers the goods in a one ...

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    Only God Forgives

    Some people value style over content; I prefer a melding of the two, which is why I found Nicolas Winding Refn’s "Drive" so irritating and pretentious.

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    'Only God Forgives' Director Winding Refn on Drugs, Gosling's Hands and Scott Thomas' "Bitch Switch" (RED BAND TRAILER)

    In a Q & A, articulate provocateur Nicolas Winding Refn opens up about "Only God Forgives," his controversial followup to 2011's "Drive," also starring Ryan Gosling and Kristin Scott Thomas in a Donatella Versace wig, which opens July 19.

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    Review: Nicolas Winding Refn's 'Only God Forgives' Starring Ryan Gosling

    With the weight of expectation behind it, Nicolas Winding Refn’s “Only God Forgives” was never going to be able to deliver the same neon blue jolt of surprise that thrilled audiences who saw “Drive.” And the anticipation for this film has certainly been high for this film, that in early stages at le...

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    'Only God Forgives': Ryan Gosling in a World of Sick Pups

    Take Ryan Gosling and Kristin Scott Thomas out of the equation, and Only God Forgives is no more than a stylish midnight movie about murder, vengeance and drug-dealing in Bangkok. But there they are, exuding talent and legitimacy: Gosling stony-faced yet magnetic as Julian, who runs a boxing ...

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    Contest: Win A Set Of 3 Character Posters From 'Only God Forgives'

    Highly anticipated, spawning divisive reactions at Cannes after its premiere and continuing to earn buzz for its gruesome violence and singular vision, Nicolas Winding Refn's "Only God Forgives" finally arrives in theaters this Friday. And we've got a pretty great little treat for fans who have been...

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