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The first three clips from Nicolas Winding Refn's Only God Forgives are making the rounds, and the whole trio is very, very worth your time.
In over six minutes of material from the film, these clips demonstrate that the writer-director's latest will contain, among other things, hypnotically gorgeous visuals and music, serious facial trauma, long stretches without dialogue, Kristin Scott Thomas saying some very foul things, an Uzi attack, Ryan Gosling dragging a man around by the guy's mouth, and the mother lode of Oedipal issues.
Nicolas Winding Refn got the news that his next movie, Only God Forgives, will be in competition at the Cannes Film Festival next month.
As if in celebration, that very good news is accompanied today by two new international trailers and a domestic teaser poster, all three of which promise great things from the second joint venture between the director and star Ryan Gosling.
Around here at IAR HQ, we yield to the Canadian charms of Ryan Gosling just as readily as the next weak-at-the-knees yankee, but the first trailer for Only God Forgives proves that there's still something satisfying about watching a man that pretty get put through the ringer.
The first look at footage from Nicolas Winding Refn's Drive follow-up Only God Forgives is making the rounds online, and it gives the impression that Refn and leading man Ryan Gosling will once again be tersely going to some very dark, violent places. This time, though, Kristin Scott Thomas is along for a strange trip through Thailand's criminal underworld.
Though they may be our central preoccupations, it's not all superheroes and spaceships around these parts. There's a new clip from Bel Ami, for example, which finds Robert Pattinson and Christina Ricci as Georges Duroy and Clotilde de Marelle sharing some pillow talk in late 19th Century Paris. Don't worry, neither is speaking French; as usual, these Parisians simply use British accents.
According to the MPAA green band that precedes this new domestic poster for Bel Ami, the film is rated R, "For some strong sexuality, nudity, and brief language." So, this trailer makes it clear that Bel Ami has something for the largely-female demographic looking to see Robert Pattinson in a non-vampiric context, while the gents can enjoy the strong sexuality. And the lush, period-appropriate costuming.
Opening in theaters on March 9th is a new British romantic comedy/drama from celebrated director Lasse Hallstrom (The Cider House Rules) called Salmon Fishing in the Yemen. The screenplay was written by Academy Award-winner Simon Beaufoy (Slumdog Millionaire), and based on the popular book of the same name by author Paul Torday. The film stars a terrific cast of international actors including Ewan McGregor (Beginners), Emily Blunt (The Devil Wears Prada), Kristin Scott Thomas (The English Patient), and Egyptian actor Amr Waked (Contagion).
IAR's Managing Editor Jami Philbrick recently had a chance to sit down with actors Ewan McGregor and Emily Blunt to discuss their work on Salmon Fishing in the Yemen. The actors talked about the new film, their characters, working with director Lasse Hallstrom, what they look for when they are choosing projects, and of course ... fishing.
Check out iamROGUE.com's Editor-in-Chief JimmyO in his Exclusive Interview with Kick Ass star Aaron Johnson and Sam Taylor-Wood as they talk about their latest John Lennon biopic, Nowhere Boy!
Nowhere Boy is more than just a John Lennon biopic; it is an endearing coming-of-age drama that happens to be about an icon. Director Sam Taylor-Wood handled the subject in a beautiful way, focusing on the relationship between young John, his Aunt Mimi (Kristin Scott Thomas) who helped raise him, and his free-spirited mother (Anne-Marie Duff). This is a sweet and satisfying film that pays tribute to Lennon and his legacy.
Recently, while promoting the film, both Sam and the film’s star Aaron Johnson (Kick-Ass) took a little time to talk to iamROGUE about their film. They both spoke about Lennon and of course, the music that he left us with. Mr. Johnson even talked a bit about what is happening in regards to Kick-Ass 2: Balls to the Wall.
Nowhere Boy opens in limited release this coming Friday. Search it out, the music is great and so is the film… you can read our review here!
Will you be seeing Nowhere Boy?
Nowhere Boy is one of the most moving and emotional films I’ve seen in a long time. Whether or not you are a Beatles or a John Lennon fan, it is hard not to find a sense of joy and heartbreak in this truly inspiring tale.
Director Sam Taylor-Wood takes a page from musical history that we may not have learned. Way back before John Lennon was making music, before The Quarrymen, we see the rebellious youth side of John, with a terrific performance from Aaron Johnson. Fresh off of Kick-Ass, Aaron takes on this iconic role with fervor and conviction as we see John as a real life teen dealing with very difficult issues. The stability he is offered is through his Aunt Mimi (Kristin Scott Thomas) and his Uncle George (David Threlfall).