Archive for Nicholas Winding Refn

News: Christopher McQuarrie Returns To Director’s Chair For Jack Reacher

Posted in Movies, News with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , on July 5, 2012 by Bjorn Grainger

You may not know Christopher McQuarrie is but, if you love your films, I guarantee you’ve seen at least one thing he’s be involved with. Most famously he wrote the brilliant The Usual Suspects. Yep, that big twist we all love so much was down to him. He’s also been in the director’s chair. Once. He wrote and took the reins of The Way Of The Gun in 2000Featuring a cast of nasty, despicable, and truly unlikeable characters, it was vastly underrated and deserved a bigger audience. I really should cover it for Cult Film Corner. Anyway, he’s back behind the camera again for Jack Reacher. Continue reading

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News: Nicholas Winding Refn’s Only God Forgives Bloody Preview Description And Pics

Posted in Movies, News with tags , , , , , , on June 26, 2012 by Bjorn Grainger

Only God Forgives is Nicholas Winding Refn’s eagerly anticipated follow-up to DriveRefn once again pairs with Ryan Gosling in the tale of a gangster and a Bangkok police officer who settle their differences with a Thai-boxing match. We’ve gotten some behind the scenes pics from the shoot and a very violent description of one of the scenes. Let’s get to it. Continue reading

Weekly Ricochet: The Amazing Spider-Man, The Dark Knight Rises, Skyfall, Seven Psychopaths, Killing Them Softly, Gravity, I Know That Voice…

Posted in Movies, Weekly Ricochet with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on May 20, 2012 by Bjorn Grainger

The Weekly Ricochet is a round up of all the news we want to tell you about but couldn’t justify giving an entire page.  First up, The Amazing Spider-Man director Marc Webb has opened a Twitter account to help market the new film, his first tweet being a link to the photo above. Yep, Peter Parker showing some good balance. Continue reading

Weekly Ricochet: The Avengers/Captain America, The Amazing Spider-Man, Skyfall, Only God Forgives, Moonrise Kingdom, Safety Not Guaranteed, Wonder Women! The Untold Story Of Superheroines…

Posted in Comics, Movies, News, Thoughts, Trailer, Weekly Ricochet with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on April 10, 2012 by Bjorn Grainger
Welcome to the Weekly Ricochet, the round-up of all the news that can’t quite get a page for itself. First up is the rather fantastic shot of Captain America (Chris Evans) above from The Avengers. Can you believe we get to see it in a little over two weeks? No, neither can I. Continue reading

Weekly Ricochet: The Avengers, The Bourne Legacy, Only God Forgives, Moonrise Kingdom, The Amazing Spider-Man…

Posted in Comics, Movies, News, Thoughts, Trailer, Weekly Ricochet with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on March 4, 2012 by Bjorn Grainger

We start off this week’s Ricochet by taking a look at some pics of the wonderfully named Cobie Smulders as S.H.I.E.L.D Agent Maria Hill. Marvel.com released these shots into the wild not long after The Avengers trailer hit computer screens the world over and got itself download over THIRTEEN MILLION TIMES. Continue reading

Review: Drive

Posted in Movie Review, Movies, Thoughts with tags , , , , , , , , , on February 8, 2012 by Bjorn Grainger

They say it’s better to be late to the party than to never turn up at all – Nicholas Winding Refn’s Drive came out in September to much acclaim. For whatever reason I missed the cinema release, so here I am reviewing the Blu-Ray/DVD. Is it really as good as everyone was saying? OH YES. Continue reading