A great refresher on the design legacy Lella & Massimo Vignelli have created, but if you're already familiar with their work then you may be disappointed at the lack of exploration outside it. To be fair, their work seems to pretty much BE their life... but it would have been nice to have a little more background on their early influences and the journey leading up to their transition to America, or any conflicts/challenges along the way. A highlight was their…
Imagine if Garth Merenghi's Darkplace was an action film, add a dose of 80s tech, dinosaurs and kung fu fighting, and you pretty much get Kung Fury.
That is to say, I loved it.
Edit: Just thought I'd add a note here. My rating is based purely on how much I enjoyed this at the time, and not necessarily an indication of quality (although I was impressed by how far they could push that green-screen on a budget). It's by…
A beautifully crafted film, with consideration in every shot and a kick-ass soundtrack. Winding Refn certainly earned his Best Director award at Cannes this year, helped greatly by the outstanding performances of Gosling and Mulligan. I'll definitely need to see this again, and while I'm not much a fan of ultra-violence I couldn't imagine it working any other way in this film.