Nicolas Winding Refn and the Construction of a Stable Masculinity: Part III

In this third part of his analysis of how the Danish director Nicholas Winding Refn portrays masculinity in his films, Christopher Olson deconstructs the films to understand how Refn creates men that reflect this idealized notion of individualism as an important characteristic of men. Read all about how this applies to Pusher, Bronson, Valhalla Rising, and Drive in Nicolas…

Gangstas, Thugs, Vikings and Drivers: A Presentation

Christopher Olson of DePaul University presents an analysis of the depiction of masculinity in the films of Danish director Nicholas Winding Refn: Gangstas, Thugs, Vikings and Drivers ppt. For more information, you can contact him at