Posts Tagged ‘the wrestler’

Reel: Darren Aronofsky On How & Why He Became A Filmmaker

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Darren Aronofsky (The Wrestler, The Fountain) took time out of doing what he does best (making steller movies) to sit down and give an insightful interview to the people at MakingOf about how he got into filmmaking. He goes on to share how he created his first movie and submitting movies to festivals. He sounds

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crazy heart, the wrestler with a guitar

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Jeff Bridges  plays a washed-up, alcoholic country singer who gets his life back on track thanks to a reporter-type (Maggie Gyllenhaal).  I’ve heard from a couple sources that Bridges will be up for Best Actor with his performance. Robert Duval and Colin Farrell also take part.  Searchlight has now released the first trailer after the

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mayor: best of 2008

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Everyone likes a list, so here are the top movies of 2008 as chosen by me.  There were many great movies, some of the best in years actually.  So after much thought and multiple viewings of some of the titles, I made as tight a list as I could.  Meanwhile Ebert made a top 20

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Spotlight: The Wrestler

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“…Witness the resurrection of Mickey Rourke” This December one of my most anticipated films arrives in theaters.  Darren Aronofsky (The Fountain) directs The Wrestler starring Mickey Rourke, Marisa Tomei and Evan Rachel Wood.  The film premiered at the 2008 Venice Film Festival and was a winner of the Golden Lion Award for Best Film. Fox

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