Too Old to Die Young

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domino harvey
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Re: Too Old to Die Young

#2 Post by domino harvey » Mon Mar 27, 2017 9:48 pm


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Re: Too Old to Die Young

#3 Post by mfunk9786 » Tue Apr 17, 2018 9:51 am

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Re: Too Old to Die Young

#4 Post by Big Ben » Tue Apr 17, 2018 1:54 pm

I'm wondering how this is going to turn out. Enjoyable thriller like Drive or absolute nonsensical clusterfuck like everything he's made since?

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Re: Too Old to Die Young

#5 Post by mfunk9786 » Tue Apr 17, 2018 2:08 pm

Those are certainly the consensuses about his last couple of films, but on this forum and elsewhere, Only God Forgives and The Neon Demon have their supporters. I like them both, frankly.

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Re: Too Old to Die Young

#6 Post by Altair » Tue Apr 17, 2018 4:08 pm

Hey! I liked The Neon Demon more than Drive, which just felt too derivative for me (and Ryan Gosling isn't as cool as he thinks he is). At least The Neon Demon used Keanu Reeves well and took some enjoyable left-turns while looking stunning.

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Re: Too Old to Die Young

#7 Post by Mr Sausage » Tue Apr 17, 2018 5:34 pm

It’s odd that many think Refn’s films took a left turn after Drive when that one is an outlier, with the two films after it more resembling his pre-Drive film Valhalla Rising in their slow elliptical style, metaphysical overtones, and preference for advancing story through symbol over narrative.

I like all four quite a bit.

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Re: Too Old to Die Young

#8 Post by knives » Tue Apr 17, 2018 5:44 pm

Most were introduced to him through Drive rather then the Pusher films or Fear X seems the simplest explanation.

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Re: Too Old to Die Young

#9 Post by Persona » Tue May 22, 2018 9:21 pm

teaser trailer. like all Refn projects--very Refn.

https://youtu.be/BwG0bd7O0Fs

kind of can't wait though because if they can manage a couple interesting/involving characters than I really do want to see a whole TV series shot like this

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Re: Too Old to Die Young

#10 Post by Big Ben » Tue May 22, 2018 10:55 pm

Plot summary is:
"Too Old To Die Young follows "a grieving police officer who, along with the man who shot his partner, finds himself in an underworld filled with working-class hit men, Yakuza soldiers, cartel assassins sent from Mexico, Russian mafia captains and gangs of teen killers."
Sounds positively ludicrous. That's not necessarily a criticism mind you. But all that together sounds like a lot to take in in a limited time period. Here's hoping it works!

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Re: Too Old to Die Young

#11 Post by Persona » Wed May 23, 2018 9:03 am

apparently Darius Khondji is the primary cinematographer. Refn + Khondji doing a TV series. what a time to be alive.

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Re: Too Old to Die Young

#12 Post by mfunk9786 » Wed May 23, 2018 10:53 am

Persona wrote:
Wed May 23, 2018 9:03 am
apparently Darius Khondji is the primary cinematographer. Refn + Khondji doing a TV series. what a time to be alive.
It's on the clapperboard in the photo above!

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Re: Too Old to Die Young

#13 Post by Persona » Wed May 23, 2018 9:08 pm

ha, so it is!

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