Kristin Scott Thomas

Blu-ray picks up the deep reds and blues that populate so many of the shots and displays them in breathtaking high definition. When coupled with the film’s penchant for brutality, the result can be as terrifying as it is alienating.

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I know that there are very few people I could recommend Only God Forgives to, but I believe that it shows excellent craft and intentionality. It has forced me to ponder fruitfully topics I would normally avoid.

Be warned, Only God Forgives is for the emotionally and gastronomically stalwart. It is one of the best films I cannot, with a clear conscience, encourage others to see.

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Nicolas Winding Refn’s newest pairing with Ryan Gosling is a step in the wrong direction.

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We’re back! And by “we,” I mean Eric Melin, Trey Hock, and Trevan McGee. There’s a lot to cover this week including a retroactive review of last week’s Pacific Rim, plus Trey and Trevan talk about Only God Forgives before Eric spills on A Hijacking and The Way, Way Back.

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If you’re looking to rent a new action movie or a romantic comedy this weekend, you might want to watch/read this first.

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“Sarah’s Key” tells two intertwined stories. The first takes place in present day Paris. Julia Jarmond (Kristin Scott Thomas), an American journalist, lives with her architect husband, Bertrand Tezac (Frédéric Pierrot). While they renovate an apartment that has been in Bertrand’s family since the 1940s, Julia, for one of her articles, investigates the infamous Vel’ [...]

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