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A 'Barbarella' TV Series Is Happening

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 01.25.2014 | TV

The hardcore Nicolas Winding Refn ("Drive," "Only God Forgives") fans knew a "Barbarella" TV series was in the works a year and a half ago, but now it...

12 Wild Directors To Watch

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 10.09.2013 | Entertainment

For a wild movie-watching experience, look no further than these 12 directors. Each is part of iTunes' list of "rebel and renegade" filmmakers. The ro...

The Brutal Scene That Ryan Gosling Wrote

AP | JOHN CARUCCI | Posted 09.24.2013 | Entertainment

NEW YORK — When it comes to conjuring up the most mean-spirited insults a mother could hurl at her son, leave it to Ryan Gosling. In his latest...

ReThink Review: Only God Forgives - What About Drive Now?

Jonathan Kim | Posted 09.21.2013 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

I'm sure I'll make a lot of enemies with this post, since I know a lot of people -- some of whom I have great respect for -- who think that Nicolas Winding Refn's 2011 film Drive is a neo-classic and a cinematic masterpiece.

Staging Violence in Film: Only God Forgives an Act of Killing

Brian Formo | Posted 09.21.2013 | Entertainment
Brian Formo

In film, what can be more vile and inhuman than re-enacting a government coup that killed more than one million people in less than a year?

'Just About The Worst F--king Thing I've Ever Seen'

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 07.19.2013 | Entertainment

Nicolas Winding Refn's "Only God Forgives" was booed after it debuted at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival, and the jeers haven't really let up in the mon...

Movie Review: Only God Forgives

Marshall Fine | Posted 09.17.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Everything that I loved about Nicolas Winding Refn's 2011 film, Drive, all the things that I found immediate and evocative - those are all the thing...

Movie Revew, Only God Forgives: Ryan Gosling in a World of Sick Pups

Caryn James | Posted 09.16.2013 | Entertainment
Caryn James

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.

Huffington Issue 58: A New Gold Rush, Comic Con And The Perfect G&T

Posted 07.16.2013 | Huffington

This week in Huffington, we explore a new kind of gold rush taking place in America, one that pits homebuyers against Wall Street investors in the rac...

Controversial Director Responds To New Film Getting Booed

Posted 07.16.2013 | Entertainment

Nicolas Winding Refn's new film "Only God Forgives" arrives in theaters and video-on-demand services on July 19, giving all audiences a chance to see ...

Director Responds To Boos For Ryan Gosling Film

Posted 05.24.2013 | Entertainment

Nicolas Winding Refn and Lars Von Trier have a lot in common beyond just their home country of Denmark. Refn, like his frenemy Von Trier ("He sent me ...

'What Have We Unleashed?'

AP | JAKE COYLE | Posted 07.23.2013 | Entertainment

CANNES, France — To convince Kristin Scott Thomas to play the bloodthirsty matriarch of "Only God Forgives," director Nicolas Winding Refn appea...

'I Felt Violated': Critics SLAM Ryan Gosling's New Film

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 05.22.2013 | Entertainment

When Ryan Gosling and Nicolas Winding Refn last teamed for a film, the result was "Drive," a hyper-violent and critically beloved dreamscape that earn...

Cannes 2013: Ryan Gosling Stoic Amidst Violence in Refn's Only God Forgives

Karin Badt | Posted 07.29.2013 | Entertainment
Karin Badt

The only "humanity" comes from Ryan Gosling's sensitive tres masculin eyes. In fact, silent eye-contact is the most profound communication of the film.

Ryan Gosling Is A No-Show At Cannes

AP | JAKE COYLE | Posted 07.22.2013 | Entertainment

CANNES, France — The Cannes Film Festival is missing one of its biggest stars of this year's festival: Ryan Gosling. The 32-year-old Canadian a...

Cannes: Spielberg, Lanzmann, Borders, and Parties

Annette Insdorf | Posted 07.20.2013 | Entertainment
Annette Insdorf

The first few days of the Cannes Film Festival have been marked by surprises -- whether in the shifting national identity of movies, or peace-making efforts between towering directors -- and parties that defy the rain.

Carey Mulligan at The Standard: The Great Gatsby's Many Premieres

Regina Weinreich | Posted 07.07.2013 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

A few years ago, the excesses of the new movie version of The Great Gatsby might have inspired cathartic revulsion. The scene outside Avery Fisher Hal...

Ryan Gosling and Bradley Cooper: The Place Beyond the Pines

Regina Weinreich | Posted 05.30.2013 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Shoulder to shoulder like Homeric heroes, Ryan Gosling and Bradley Cooper descended the long stairs at the Landmark Theater on Thursday night, joining others of the cast and crew onstage for the premiere of Derek Cianfrance's new movie, The Place Beyond the Pines.

WATCH: Ryan Gosling's Violent New Film

Posted 01.07.2013 | Entertainment

Does Ryan Gosling forgive his enemies? Not according to "Only God Forgives," Gosling's newest film with "Drive" director Nicolas Winding Refn. The ...

When Will Hollywood Release Wonder Woman?

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 05.13.2012 | Entertainment

From Joss Whedon to David S. Goyer to Nicolas Winding Refn, filmmakers have repeatedly tried to resurrect Wonder Woman for today's audiences. The prob...

A-List Stars Head To The BAFTAs

AP | JILL LAWLESS | Posted 04.13.2012 | Entertainment

LONDON — Silent movie "The Artist" had a night to shout about Sunday, winning seven prizes including best picture at the British Academy Film Aw...

Why I Don't Care to Watch the Oscars This Year

Sasha Bronner | Posted 03.26.2012 | Los Angeles
Sasha Bronner

I have high standards. I always have a bone or two to pick with the Academy when nominations come out. Why are we nominating good movies? Why aren't we nominating the greatest of the great movies?

Albert Brooks Tribute at the Film Society of Lincoln Center

Regina Weinreich | Posted 03.11.2012 | Home
Regina Weinreich

As the guy who doesn't get the pretty girl, Albert Brooks does get the laughs.

The 10 Best Films of 2011

Marshall Fine | Posted 02.11.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

The Descendants is my favorite film of the year for its ability to find the pain, dignity and humor in the story of a man watching his way of life die, even as he has to act as steward to its demise.

Denmark!

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 12.01.2011 | Home

We here at HuffPost Culture are big fans of the world. Number Two World Fans, you could call us (right behind these guys). To celebrate that title we ...