LIVING (2022) review: A stirring remake featuring Bill Nighy’s career-best performance

Typically I'd roll my eyes every time I see a Western remake of a foreign film, regardless of which country. But I couldn't resist seeing LIVING because the screenplay is by Kazuo Ishiguro, a British novelist and screenwriter of Japanese descent, who had dreamed of doing a remake of Akira Kurosawa's Ikiru (1952). Apparently, Ishiguro …

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FlixChatter [Guest] Review: Only God Forgives (2013)

Nicolas Winding Refn made a name for himself after directing 2011's Drive, many thought that film should've been nominated for best picture at the Oscars. I really enjoyed it but I thought it's more style-over-substance type of movie, so when Only God Forgives was announced as his next movie, I hoped it would actually be …

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