Drive is the story of a Hollywood stunt driver by day, a loner by nature who moonlights as a top-notch getaway driver-for-hire in the criminal underworld. He finds himself a target for some of LA’s most dangerous men after agreeing to aid the husband of his beautiful neighbor, Irene. When the job goes dangerously awry, the only way he can keep Irene and her son alive is to do what he does best-Drive. –Cannes Film Festival
Nicolas Winding Refn was born in Copenhagen, Denmark in 1970. He moved with his parents at the age of 10 to New York, returning to Copenhagen at 17. After graduating from high school, Refn attended the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York, but found the environment unbearable and was quickly expelled. Back in Denmark he was accepted by the Danish Film School but dropped out one month prior to the start of term. Having caught a short film by Refn on an obscure cable TV, a Danish producer offered him 3.2 million Danish kroner to turn the short into a feature. Thus at the age of 24, Refn found himself writing and directing his remarkable, hyper violent and uncompromising feature film debut: Pusher.
Pusher became a cult phenomenon and won Refn instant international critical acclaim. This spurred him to push the boundaries of his filmmaking further: the result was the close-to-the-edge, highly stylized and intricately gritty Bleeder, which premiered… read more
Exploring riffs on “the scarlet whore of the advertising world” in current movie posters.
This week we highlight a unique film journal, a couple of recent Q&As and a review of a new book on Andrei Tarkovsky’s Stalker.
The Artist leads. Conspicuous in their total absence: Melancholia and The Tree of Life.
A look at the various international posters for Walter Hill’s car-chase classic.
The Ferronis take our end of the year double feature extravaganza to delirious heights.
Adrian Curry selects his favorite new movie posters of the year, from Boonmee to Bill.
Also: Rotterdam’s lineup for events that’ll be going on outside of a movie theater.
Fresh lists from Boston to Sydney and beyond.
Best Picture, Director and Cinematography. Nice showing, too, for Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy.
Best Film, Director and Use of Music. The Tree of Life scores Cinematography and, at least in part, Breakthrough Performer.
Strong showing for Margaret, Hugo and Moneyball.
Also: Acid Westerns, Friedkin interviews Lang, Woody Allen goes long and more.
The great soundtrack composer for Contagion and Drive.
The word on Drive from Cannes through Toronto has been positive and strong. Now, a few qualifications.
This arty genre film, stripped to its purest beauty, including that of its lead Ryan Gosling, has the zen calm of the soulless.
Even with all eyes on Venice and Telluride, a few filmmakers always know how to grab a headline.
Ferroni awards are given out willingly and grudgingly at Cannes this year—which donkey shall be crowned?
Updated through 5/23. The Jury of the 64th Cannes Film Festival, presided over by Robert De Niro, and further comprised of Martina Gusman
“Drive”, “Niemandsland”, “This Is Not a Film”
The end of the world will be beautiful, or so says the Polish poster for Lars von Trier’s Melancholia, quite fittingly on the eve of
Updated through 5/24. "A spasmodically violent, creatively cast and off-center fast-cars-and-crime drama, Drive belongs to a rarified genre
A transcendent classic, Drive takes a universe of inspiration and distills it down into 100 minutes of cinematic bliss. From the casting (Gosling, Mulligan, Cranston, Hendricks, Perlman) to… read review
Um teledisco de 100 minutos.
Um filme diferente na medida que cria alguma coerência emotiva entre os personagens, sem ser nem muito inteligente nem um filme de acção pura, ficando… read review
Beberapa bulan yang lalu gw barter film ama temen gw,dia nanya film apa yang akhir2 ini bagus,gw jawab Drive,dia nonton,begitu selesai dia bilang filmnya biasa aja,agak aneh,absurd malah,dia ga suka… read review