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Final Film: Noah

It looks like for the second Director’s Week in a row, I’ve been tasked with defending a generally maligned film. This time, it’s Darren Aronofsky’s misunderstood gem,  636 more words

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Black Swan and Striving for Perfection

Darren Aronofsky, a name that is difficult to spell correctly when you’ve had more beers than you should and your hockey team just lost in game 7 of the playoffs, but moving on: you will be reading here about Black Swan, a movie that won an Oscar and 87 more awards from all-around the globe, and how it relates to me as someone with an acting diploma in her back pocket. 747 more words

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Ever wanted to see a movie that attempts something out of the ordinary? A movie where you have to really stress your mind, like really? I’m not talking about stuff like Inception. 452 more words


Film Finale: The Wrestler

At last, it’s finally here! My long awaited discussion on The Wrestler has made it to The Film Queue! I’ve been meaning to write about this movie for a while now, dating all the way back to January. 1,042 more words

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The Fountain and The Road to Awe

In 2000, Darren Aronofsky released Requiem for a Dream, which was a critical success. Even with that being the case, it still took nearly five years for him to start filming his next film,  695 more words

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I Drove All Night

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From the Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind I’ve reached Requiem for a Dream. I remember that a friend told me about Requiem for a Dream, and watched it about a year ago. 116 more words


First Film: Pi

Putting a film, or any creation, into the world for the first time creates an expectation and standard people will expect for all proceeding work. Although it’s not as simple as a hit or miss.  621 more words

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