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Ryan Gosling is back and better than ever in the instant cult classic, Only God Forgives. Reteamed with Drive director Nicolas Winding Refn, Gosling stars as Julian, a drug-smuggling expatriate who knows the ins and outs of Bangkok’s criminal underworld like the back of his hand. Julian’s life gets violently turned upside down, when his mother convinces him to track down his brother’s killer and avenge his brother’s death.

If you’re a fan of violent hand-to-hand combat and hypnotic, spellbinding thrillers, then this is the movie for you. But don’t take our word for it. Watch the full trailer and listen to Ryan explain his motivation behind jumping at the opportunity to work with visionary director Mr. Refn once again in Sony Entertainment Network’s Exclusive Interview with Ryan Gosling:

Make this weekend Gosling-centric by checking out our Ryan Gosling Top 10 list and by watching your favorite film from this talented artist:

  1. Only God Forgives
  2. The Notebook
  3. Gangster Squad
  4. Drive
  5. Crazy, Stupid, Love.
  6. Remember the Titans
  7. The Place Beyond the Pines
  8. The Ides of March
  9. Half Nelson
  10. Blue Valentine

Read the full transcript of our conversation with Mr. Ryan Gosling here:

Sony Entertainment Network: When you initially read the script, what stood out that made you decide to be a part of this film?

Ryan Gosling: It wasn’t really about the script. It was more about working with Nic. In that, we had had this great experience making Drive and him being offered a lot of things which were a lot bigger. And he was still deciding to go to Thailand and make this small film that was certainly going to divide people. And I just felt like I wanted to go on that [journey with him].

SEN: This is your second film with director Nicolas Winding Refn. What do you enjoy most about working with him?

RG: His family kind of comes everywhere that he goes and he’s just kind of great. I mean it’s funny for a guy that makes movies that are as violent as they are, he’s such a sweet family guy…so I think I like that duality of him because who he is privately is so much different than the films that he makes.

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The Gangster Squad: If anyone was wondering what 1987’s The Untouchables would look like if it were made today, The Gangster Squad just might be the answer. Instead of chasing Al Capone on the streets of 1920s Chicago, though, these cops are after Mickey Cohen (Sean Penn) in the city of Los Angeles during the 40s and 50s. This first trailer shows a lot of Ryan Gosling, who reunites with his Crazy, Stupid Love romantic interest, Emma Stone, and nicely sets up the story of a police unit that has to go outside the law to bring down the crooks.

On the Video Unlimited service check out: The Untouchables, American Gangster

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Hugh Jackman is a former boxer who gets into the world of robot boxing as a way to bond with his son in Real Steel, the top U.S. movie purchase this week in the Video Unlimited service this week. Also appearing on the list are fellow leading men Brad Pitt in the baseball drama Moneyball, Matt Damon in the virus-run-wild hit Contagion and Ryan Gosling in Drive. Here’s the full list of the 10 most popular purchased movies this week:

  1. Real Steel
  2. Killer Elite
  3. Moneyball
  4. The Ides of March
  5. Contagion
  6. Bucky Larson: Born to Be a Star
  7. 50/50
  8. Abduction
  9. Drive (2011)
  10. Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes

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Two weeks before its DVD release, Drive hits New Releases in the U.S. this week starring Ryan Gosling (Crazy, Stupid, Love). Follow this neo-noir thriller of a mechanic by day and getaway driver by night. Carey Mulligan (Shame), Bryan Cranston (Breaking Bad), Ron Perlman (The Scorpion King 3: Battle for Redemption) and Albert Brooks (Weeds) join the cast.

Ryan Gosling teams up with George Clooney in The Ides of March, now available in Movies. Gosling plays the campaign manager to Clooney’s presidential candidate, with the dirty tricks and the ins and outs of politics. Philip Seymour Hoffman (Moneyball), Paul Giamatti (Win Win), Marisa Tomei (The Lincoln Lawyer) and Evan Rachel Wood (Mildred Pierce) round out the cast.

The latest series by producer J.J. Abrams – Alcatraz — hits TV Shows this week. This thrilling series follows a team played by Sam Neill (The Tudors), Sarah Jones (Sons of Anarchy) and Jorge Garcia (Lost) as they track down inmates from the Rock who are mysteriously reappearing.

This year, 12 for 12 ventures over to the video section of the PlayStation®Store in Collections & Sales. Own great films in HD for only $12 to celebrate a great start to 2012. Titles like The Departed, Ninja Assassin, Wedding Crashers and Gran Torino are available at this special low price now through Monday.

Action flicks fly into Own $5 Films, with a great list of movies available in SD for only $5. This week, find great titles like Gamer, Rambo, Apocalypse Now and Street Kings.

Find all this and more this week…

New Release Movies

US Store: Drive, The Ides of March, Abduction, Bucky Larson: Born to Be a Star, Redline, Cold Sweat, Undocumented, Dirty Girl, Age of Heroes, Fake, Bilal’s Stand, 1911, First Squad, and many more.

Canada Store: The Ides of March, Abduction, Bucky Larson: Born to Be a Star, Cold Sweat, Dirty Girl, Killing Bono, 1911, Bilal’s Stand, and many more.

Top US Movie Purchases

  1. Killer Elite
  2. Moneyball
  3. Contagion
  4. What’s Your Number?
  5. Rise of the Planet of the Apes
  6. Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark
  7. The Hangover Part II
  8. Final Destination 5
  9. Scorpion King 3: Battle for Redemption
  10. Colombiana

Top US TV Shows Purchases

  1. Alcatraz | Season 1: Pilot / Ernest Cobb
  2. Family Guy | Season 10: The Blind Side
  3. How I Met Your Mother | Season 7: Forty-Six Minutes
  4. Sons of Anarchy | Season 4: Out
  5. Hell on Wheels | Season 1: God of Chaos
  6. Breaking Bad | Season 4: Box Cutter
  7. The Walking Dead | Season 2: Pretty Much Dead Already
  8. Supernatural | Season 7: Time after Time after Time
  9. WWE: Tables Ladders and Chairs 2011 | Season 0: Triple Threat TLC Match For The WWE Championship
  10. Bleach | Season 16: Bleach

Top Video Themes

  1. South Park Dynamic Theme
  2. The Honey Badger Theme
  3. SpongeBob SquarePants Dynamic Theme
  4. Fast Five Dynamic Theme
  5. The Dark Knight™: Joker Theme
  6. Jackass 3.5 Dynamic Theme
  7. Halloween Dynamic Theme
  8. Family Guy Theme
  9. Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood
  10. Dynamic Theme
  11. The Dark Knight™: Batman Theme

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