Aronofsky at Edinburgh

Posted by · 10:15 am · June 24th, 2009

As someone who prefers watching movies to listening to others talk about them, I probably haven’t attended as many of the In Person Q&A sessions at this year’s Edinburgh festival as I should have. Sam Mendes lost out in my priority scale to “The Red Shoes,” while the likes of Bill Forsyth and Brenda Blethyn […]

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BEST ACTOR WATCH: Mickey Rourke in ‘The Wrestler’

Posted by · 1:07 pm · August 11th, 2008

For some time I have been cautiously anticipating Darren Aronofsky’s upcoming film “The Wrestler.” I say cautiously because, as much as I love Aronofsky’s vision of a cinematic world slightly askew, I recognize his potential for going off the rails in blind artistic rage. I loved “The Fountain.” I found it to be one of […]

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