Nicolas Winding Refn

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Copenhagen Cowboy review – Nicolas Winding Refn’s scattershot Netflix series
The hit-and-miss Drive director brings some spellbinding visuals to a new six-part thriller but struggles to make what counts for a plot feel quite as arresting

Charles Bramesco

03, Jan, 2023 @2:49 PM

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Prada lets it rip with ‘gestures of error’ at Milan fashion week
Prada and Raf Simons added pre-lived defects to their immaculate simplicity, with abstract filmic backdrops by Nicolas Winding Refn

Jess Cartner-Morley in Milan

22, Sep, 2022 @4:41 PM

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'My father and I disagree on the purpose of cinema': Anders and Nicolas Winding Refn on film-making
The two Danish directors have known the joy of success and the pain of failure in their respective careers. Just don’t expect them to see eye to eye on anything else

Xan Brooks

11, Feb, 2021 @3:00 PM

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Hear me out: why Only God Forgives isn't a bad movie
In the first of a new series of writers defending mostly loathed films, a plea to reconsider Nicolas Winding Refn’s gory follow-up to Drive

Scott Tobias

08, Jan, 2021 @7:34 AM

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Nicolas Winding Refn: 'If Pence became president, this is what America might look like'
Booze-fuelled noir, monsters in girls’ schools and Christian propaganda are all on the Drive director’s lockdown viewing roster

Nicolas Winding Refn

29, May, 2020 @9:12 AM

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Is Nicolas Winding Refn's Amazon show an indulgence too far?
The Drive director’s 13-hour LA-set noir Too Old to Die Young has divided critics but the extended format has allowed him to create something striking

Guy Lodge

20, Jun, 2019 @6:00 AM

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Too Old to Die Young review - Nicolas Winding Refn's dead-eyed LA nightmare
The Only God Forgives director has made his first foray into TV with a supernatural noir series, and it’s just as horrible and upsetting as you’d expect

Peter Bradshaw

18, May, 2019 @8:36 AM

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Cannes film festival 2019: an intriguing lineup, with big-name clout | Peter Bradshaw
Asian auteurs bring exciting new work, Céline Sciamma and Mati Diop bring verve to the festival, seasoned directors from Almodóvar to Elia Suleiman add class, and it could all kick off with Maradona

Peter Bradshaw

18, Apr, 2019 @3:48 PM

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Bigelow? Tarantino? Nolan? You share your picks for a Bond director
Our writer picked five possible Bond 25 directors after Danny Boyle left the project and you responded with a long list of alternative picks

Guardian readers

23, Aug, 2018 @7:00 AM

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Nicolas Winding Refn: 'Cinema is dead. And now it is resurrected'
The maverick director says he has seen the future of the movies – and it’s in the ‘inspirational’ streaming website that he has devised

Peter Bradshaw

09, Jul, 2018 @3:13 PM

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Nicolas Winding Refn: our times need sex, horror and melodrama
Bad-taste cult movies can save us from the dystopian nightmare of Trump’s America, says the Drive director

Nicolas Winding Refn

04, Jul, 2018 @5:00 AM

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Preacher writer Mary Laws: 'I'm happy to get angry and deep about faith and God'
As her bloody horror comedy Blueberry Toast is staged in London, the Texan talks about how Christianity informs everything she writes

Ryan Gilbey

05, Jun, 2018 @11:39 AM

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