Only God Forgives

The Worst Films of 2013 | 6 Jan 2014 // 9:14 PM

For those who love film (as we do), it's often hard to hate the medium you enjoy so much. In the case of the movies listed here, the ability to loathe was quite easy, actually.

The PopMatters Summer Movie Preview - July 2013 | 1 Jul 2013 // 10:00 PM

Dead policeman battling demons, giant monsters taking on equally elephantine robots, true crime, documentaries, and lots more CG kid fare. That's what July has in store for us, including a return of a certain masked man and his faithful 'Indian' companion.


"Only God Forgives'" Weird Yet Coherent Oriental Psychedelic Noir | 10 Apr 2014 // 9:30 PM

In Bangkok, the convulsions of violence on the street merge with scenes of surreal ritual that is possible in the West only in dreams… or drug reveries… or films.

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.


'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

Ruby Amanfu Stirs the Heart at Rockwood (Photos) + "Shadow on the Wall" Video

// Notes from the Road

"Ruby Amanfu possess a beautiful, smokey voice that can elicit tears. Watch her video for "Shadow on the Wall" and catch her on tour.

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