Christina Hendricks


by mr sparkle on September 16, 2011

in Film,Media Rack

With Bronson and Valhalla Rising (both of which are streaming on Netflix and deserve to be watched, like, now), Danish filmmaker Nicholas Winding Refn has come out of nowhere to invent a new kind of indie machismo cinema. His leading men are Men, not to be fucked with, and not to even be looked at in the wrong way. But for these anti-heroes, Refn has photographed gorgeous worlds just as entrancing for them to exist in, defining them more as arthouse darlings than action extravaganzas.

With his new film, Drive, things aren’t so low key. While still produced independently, Refn’s skill has gotten him notice by the some of the hottest names in Hollywood. Filmed on location in Los Angeles with actors like Ryan Gosling, Bryan Cranston, Carey Mulligan and Christina Hendricks, this is a movie that can (and is) playing wide.

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