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Darren Aronofsky's "Requiem For A Dream" (2000)

Independent Spirit Awards: Best Cinematography, Best Female Lead

Notable Festivals: Cannes (out of competition), Toronto

2000’s REQUIEM FOR A DREAM is often cited as the de facto film that “you must see, but never want to watch again”– it’s a gut-wrenching, nauseating, and nightmarish experience that aims to convey the inescapable horrors of addiction.   1,670 more words


Thoughts on 'Black Swan'

For school one year I had to write a film review. I can’t really remember the details, but what I do remember is being given a list of movies to pick from. 580 more words


Requiem For A Dream

A few thoughts on Darren Aronofsky’s harrowing sophomore feature.

“I’m somebody now, Harry. Everybody likes me.”

A haunting descent into abject misery. Requiem For A Dream is methodical in the way it lures you into its cautionary tale.

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Darren Aronofsky's Clint Mansell Music Video: "PI R SQUARED" (1998)

As part of the promotional campaign of PI’s release in 1998, director Darren Aronofsky highlighted the work of his composer, Clint Mansell, with a music video for the score’s de facto theme.   119 more words


RIORI Vol 3, Installment 69: Darren Aronofsky's "The Fountain" (2006)

The Players…

Hugh Jackman and Rachel Weisz, with Ellen Burstyn, Mark Margolis, Stephen McHattie, Cliff Curtis and Sean Patrick Thomas.

The Story…

Across a millennium, a simple man searches for an eternal life. 3,062 more words


Darren Aronofsky's "Pi" (1998)

Notable Festivals: Sundance (Directing Award), Independent Spirit Awards (Best Screenplay)

At its heart, the filmography of director Darren Aronofsky is concerned primarily with the conflict between faith and reason.   1,313 more words


Using Phenomenology to read Black Swan


Merleau-Ponty wrote “the body is the vehicle of man being in the world,”[1] encompassing the shibboleth of phenomenology. Phenomenology is a philosophical stance with emphasises the role of the body in the creation of meaning; suggesting that ultimately one experiences the world foremost as a body. 2,751 more words

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