5 Reasons To Get Excited For Ryan Gosling’s New Film, Only God Forgives

22 April 2013

In what might possibly be Ryan Gosling’s LAST FILM EVER (dramatic pause required), he’s teamed up with Drive director Nicolas Winding Refn for Only God Forgives, which is set to premiere at the Cannes Film Festival in May. Here’s 5 reasons we can’t wait to catch the film.

1. The ‘Drive’ Factor

Trailer: 5 Reasons To Get Excited For New Ryan Gosling Film, Only God Forgives

From the soundtrack (Italo disco!) to the clothes (THAT Scorpion jacket), Drive did a very good job in the Mise-en-scène department. Director Refn says the flick is a “continuation of (Drive)’s language,” we can't wait.

2. More ‘Moody Dude’ face from The Gosling

*looks contemplatively into the middle distance*

It never gets old, right?

3. Kristin Scott Thomas

What a difference a crazy dye job can make. Her character, Jenna, is described as: “a merciless and terrifying Mafia godmother.” Yikes. Not since Anjelica Huston in The Grifters has there been such a bad-ass movie mommy.

4. Great Opening Titles

Drive had an epic opening title sequence soundtracked by the Kavinksy and CSS’s Lovefoxxx song Nightcall. We’re betting OGF gives us something similar.

5. KST... again

We need to grab our jaws from the floor and take another look.

by Priya Elan


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