Nicholas Winding Refn
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Getting Good at Getting Dark: An Interview with Cliff Martinez
4 Sep 2013 // 9:30 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.


Fanaticism, Sacrifice, War, Religion, and Imperialism in 'Valhalla Rising'
8 Dec 2010 // 2:59 PM

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


'Only God Forgives', Not this Fascinating Film's Director
19 Jul 2013 // 7:00 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

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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