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only god forgives poster Nothing like Drive, the previous collaboration between director Nicolas Winding Refn and actor Ryan Gosling, Only God Forgives is a stark, more meditative and brooding film (which might seem impossible) with more of what we come to expect from Refn – a great film packed with long silences, exceedingly gory violence, a fabulous score by Cliff Martinez and characters that haunt you well after the film is over – and a killer performance by Kristin Scott Thomas that immediately echoes Ben Kingsley‘s Don Logan in Jonathan Glazer‘s most magnificent Sexy Beast.

Hey girl...you wanna box?

Hey girl…you wanna box?

Here’s the trailer: