Supremely geeked. Loved every twisted minute of it.
Refn is an interesting director. One of the few visionaries that can walk the fine line of "style over substance" and, in my opinion, be successful. From the opening credits to the final shot, "The Neon Demon" successfully planted its hooks in me, and I enjoyed every minute of it's surreal and vibrant atmosphere. While I have some major problems with the pacing of the story and flaws in the structure, Refn succeeds in delivering his vision and telling a…
Never before have I been more disgusted by being tricked into enjoying a film than I have with this pretentious arthouse "film."
Coming out of the theater (the university cinema which was showing the film which we were required to see for a class), I thought I enjoyed this film. The quirky, offbeat sense of humor and surrealist nature struck a cord with me and though the last 45 minutes were a bit of a drag I thought as a…