In this podcast we review Only God Forgives, written and directed by Nicolas Winding Refn and starring Ryan Gosling. Before we review Only God Forgives we recommend TV, films and books with Livius Nedin and Robb Olson from the Booked. Podcast.
[02:10] TV and film recommendations with Livius Nedin and Robb Olson (including Pump Up The Volume, Under The Dome, American Horror Story, Banshee,
[30:00] Book recommendations
[45:00] Only God Forgives review
[55:00] Style over substance?
[57:00] Violence and the Asian setting
[58:45] Censorship and the recession
[01:05:55] Sex and violence in American cinema
[01:07:52] Where Only God Forgives fits in the art house spectrum
[01:11:28] Overall verdict
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