Nicholas Winding Refn
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//Columns

Getting Good at Getting Dark: An Interview with Cliff Martinez
4 Sep 2013 // 10:30 PM

PopMatters speaks with Only God Forgives composer Cliff Martinez about working with Nicolas Winding Refn, writing music for bloody movies, and finding success in film music.

//Reviews

Fanaticism, Sacrifice, War, Religion, and Imperialism in 'Valhalla Rising'
8 Dec 2010 // 3:59 PM

A silent Viking warrior's hallucinatory journey through Hell towards redemption.

//Blogs

'Only God Forgives', Not this Fascinating Film's Director
19 Jul 2013 // 8:00 AM

Refn seems to take his title seriously. Not even he will let the audience off the hook by dumbing down the more disturbing aspects of his movie.

//Mixed media
//Blogs

Culture Belongs to the Alien in 'Spirits of Xanadu'

// Moving Pixels

"The symbols that the artifact in Spirits of Xanadu uses are esoteric -- at least for the average Western gamer. It is Chinese culture reflected back at us through the lens of alien understanding.

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