Can Portland's Creative Community Survive Development, Price Surge?
Nicolas Winding Refn's Drive doesn't come out until September 16, but it screened for press this afternoon—and while I'm technically supposed to keep any reactions to myself until then, (A) fuck it, and (B) now that I think about it, I kinda doubt the film's publicists will mind if I break their embargo just to say this: Holy shit.
It's been a long time since I've loved a movie this entirely. Refn 101: If you haven't already seen it, watch Bronson, one of my favorite films of the past few years, then check out Valhalla Rising (which I should note I've warmed up to considerably since I first saw it). It's easy—they're both on Netflix instant. I suspect you'll be glad you did. Especially in a week or two when Drive hits.