Hubert Selby Jr. (1928-2004) was an amazing author. He wrote the book Requiem for a Dream (1978) based on his personal experiences with addiction. He co-wrote a screenplay of the 2000 film adaptation alongside Darren Aronofsky, which became critically acclaimed since its independent release. 172 more words
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Requiem For A Dream (2000) is so intense but that is the point when it comes to the true effects of relying on substances.
I put the picture of the alive refrigerator because he looks like a character for a modern version of Beauty & The Beast (2017) rather than the much more brutal depictions shown in the film based on the 1978 book. 132 more words
At the half-way mark and when fully finished, I want to make a few remarks on books I have been reading. When around fifty percent through, I want to tap into the interpretations and reviews of those before me, so I can see if my personal views are reflected within prior writings. 447 more words
When wanting to understand the nature of addiction and the human condition, I’d suggest that Requiem for a Dream is one of the most honest reflections of the human psyche. 424 more words