Second Breakfast: ‘Lost River’ Is a Perfect Nightmare

When I first heard that Ryan Gosling was writing and directing (but not appearing in) his own feature-length film, I got pretty intrigued. When I saw the weird as hell trailer, I got reasonably excited. It seemed that this chiseled Canadian muse took a stylistic page from his greatest patron: the inconsistently attractive Danish oddball…

Rooster Illusion: ‘Only God Forgives’

Remember when Drive came out and a bunch of stupid people got mad because it wasn’t a Fast & Furious movie? Well, when Only God Forgives came out, a different bunch of stupid people got mad because it wasn’t Drive. I guess it’s unfair to call those people stupid. I’m sure that the majority of…