There's something undeniably beguiling about Ryan Gosling's face and the highly stylised, neon-bathed manner in which director Nicolas Winding Refn captures it. The standard forlorn expression may evoke shades of Joey Tribbiani's countenance during the whiffy throes of his 'smell the fart' acting forays, but within the framework of this brutal and compelling revenge thriller it packs the same visceral and emotive punch as in the pair's previous collaboration Drive.
The sublime Only God Forgives again positions Gosling as an immoral and taciturn anti-hero who appears disconnected from the world around him. He portrays Julian, a Bangkok based boxing promoter whose real line of work is peddling drugs.
When his paedophilic brother Billy is brutally slain by the father of a girl he murdered, with the consent of sword-bearing »
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