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Double Take: Requiem For a Dream

Purple in the morning, Blue in the afternoon, Orange in the evening, and Green at night.

What I remember from this movie is that it was very dark. 837 more words


Happy New Year, Darren Aronofsky

Two of the highlights of my life were with my son: seeing Foo Fighters at Wrigley Field in 2015 and seeing the stunning Cameraperson film at the Milwaukee Film Festival in 2016. 441 more words

Watch Exclusive Featurette for Natalie Portman's 'Jackie'

In a new featurette released by Fox Searchlight, the cast and creative team of “Jackie” examine writer Noah Oppenheim’s deeply moving script and how the project arose from the page to the screen. 225 more words


Throwback Thursday: 'Black Swan' (2010)

Nina (Natalie Portman) has trouble convincing her dance tutor (Vincent Cassel) that she is right for the lead role in an upcoming production of Swan Lake 9 more words

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Black Swan: My Thoughts

Last night I watched Black Swan, an incredibly dark 2010 psychological thriller film directed by Darren Aronofsky and starring the brilliant Natalie Portman as Nina, a vulnerable yet determined ballerina who becomes obsessed with getting the role of the Swan Queen.   301 more words

Top 100 Films #94 - The Wrestler (2008)

#94. The Wrestler (2008)
Directed by: Darren Aronofsky
Written by: Robert Siegel
Starring: Mickey Rourke, Marisa Tomei, Evan Rachel Wood

Darren Aronofsky’s The Wrestler features one of the best performances of the 2000’s in Mickey Rourke’s Randy “The Ram” Robinson, and that alone is enough for it to make it onto my top 100 list.   216 more words


The Wrestler (2008)

20 years after his heyday, Randy “The Ram” is still trying to nurse his broken body through the independent wrestling circuit when he suffers a heart attack that threatens his career. 172 more words