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Review: Mother!

Would you like to play a game? Well, it’s a puzzle really. It starts with Mother and Him. They are set in their home, and set upon by strangers. Only one at first, but then two, four, a grieving, boisterous entourage, a cult. All of c...

 
 
 
 
 
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Darren Aronosfky eyeing Channing Tatum Evel Knievel movie

How do you follow up a bio pic of a man who crammed a bunch of animals into a boat and saved all of them from a drought? Stunts. Darren Aronofsky is in talks to helm a bio-pic about Evel Knievel who is easily the world's most famous daredev...

 
 
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Review: Noah

To preface this review I'd like to point you towards this article, which explains how I, as a DC film critic, finally got to see Noah ahead of time. Basically, Paramount for some reason thought it would be grand to screen the film for ...

 
 
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Super Bowl TV spot for Noah

Darren Aronofsky's upcoming Noah is going to look absolutely stunning. It may not be the best movie, or even the best representation of a biblical property, but it's going to look wonderful. This Super Bowl spot further cements it as a fea...

 
 
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First trailer for Darren Aronofsky's Noah gets biblical

I'm not the most religious person. I have my beliefs and other folks have theirs, but there's no reason that I can't enjoy a film depicting one of the more famous stories from the Bible, Noah's Ark. This first trailer for Darren Aronofsky'...

 
 
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Aronofsky in fight with studio over Noah edits

When you get a director like Darren Aronofsky you know he has an artistic vision for whatever he's working on, and you'd think a studio would trust that vision after the years of relentless praise heaped onto his movies. Not so much. After ...

 
 
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Noah has the most complicated rendering in ILM history

I don't think anyone will be surprised to find out that Darren Aronofsky's Noah will be quite heavy on the impressive visuals, but earning the tag of the most complicated rendering Industrial Light and Magic Has ever done means we'll be see...

 
 
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Cast/character portraits from Darren Aronofsky's Noah

It's been a little while since we've heard about Noah, Darren Aronofsky's Biblical epic (by way of Mad Max with 11-foot-tall fallen angels). We previously had a picture of Noah's ark looking very ark-like, but now we have our first glimpses...

 
 
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Concept art for Darren Aronofsky's Batman: Year One

Concept art from the scrapped Darren Aronofsky-led Batman: Year One adaptation were recently unearthed by the Comic Book Movie guys. The images (which are in the gallery below) show a much more realistic, down-to-earth take on Bat...

 
 
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New York City First Time Fest focuses on filmmaker debuts

As cool as it is to be one of the first people to see the next thing by established filmmakers at film festivals, it's the new stuff that's really exciting. Debuts are rarely the most polished or effective efforts, but they show talent and ...

 
 
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Catch a glimpse of the ark being constructed for 'Noah'

It looks like Darren Aronofsky is going all out for his Biblical epic Noah, at least if photographer Dan Wagner's pictures are anything to go by. It's hard to judge scale initially, but going by Wagner's reaction it must be pretty damn big....

 
 
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First pic from Darren Aronofsky's Noah is full of snakes

That's not a a clever quip or anything. The pic is literally full of hundreds of our limbless reptilian friends, as you can clearly see for yourself. The picture arrives courtesy of cinematographer Matty Libatique's Twitter feed, ...

 
 
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New info & set photo from Darren Aronofsky's Noah

There's some new info about Darren Aronofsky's Noah, and it's sounding less like the Biblical tale and more like a harsh pre-apocalyptic epic. The Film Stage reports that the movie might focus more on the world before the great flood, a dro...

 
 
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Ray Winstone offered role of God and/or rainfall in Noah

Veteran character actor and all-around badass Ray Winstone has officially been offered the role of the central villain in Darren Aronofsky's upcoming Noah starring Russel Crowe as the titular animal wrangler extraordinaire. At present,...

 
 
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Schreiber, Moore, and Watson in talks to sexify Noah

Darren Aronofsky is easily one of my favorite directors, so Noah is easily one of my most anticipated films of 2014. We know that Russell Crowe will be playing the title character, and some other, less-interesting casting has been reve...

 
 
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Russell Crowe to star in Aronofsky's Noah

Prior talks culminated today as it was confirmed by Paramount and New Regency that Darren Aronofsky's forthcoming Biblical epic Noah has found its titular lead. While the fable famously features a raven and a dove, the film will d...

 
 
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Russell Crowe takes lead role in Darren Aronofky's Noah

Last month there was word that Russell "Master & Motherf*cking Commander" Crowe was in talks for the lead role in Darren Aronofsky's Noah. Now we have official confirmation that the Crowester will indeed star in the Aronofsky ...

 
 
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Russell Crowe in talks for Darren Aronofsky's Noah

Darren Aronofsky's Noah has been in gestation for a long time - if in a pretentious mood, you might say it's positively antediluvian at this point - but it looks as though the project finally setting sail with confirmation that Russell Crow...

 
 
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From Hell: Darren Aronofsky's Batman: Year One

[This week we'll be looking at a few movies mentioned in Tales from Development Hell by David Hughes (Titan Books). The book chronicles the arduous and at times absurd development process that films go through, often leading to that unfortu...

 
 
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Darren Aronofsky's Noah: some release and villain info

It's been a while since we've reported anything on Darren Aronofsky's Noah. After getting a glimpse of the European graphic novel of Noah and hearing that Christian Bale had dropped out of the project, it's been a bit silent, at least until...

 
 
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Christian not Noah, Michael maybe

Christian Bale has been ruled out of contention for the title role in Darren Aronofsky's take on the Biblical tale of Noah. The actor was understood to be one of the favourites, even if nothing was ever officially signed, but his commitment...

 
 
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Darren Aronofsky directs four new anti-meth PSAs

How many times have you been talking about Requiem for a Dream and someone has made the joke that if you want kids to stay off drugs you should just screen the movie in health class. Of course that's not really plausible for a variety of r...

 
 
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Monday Movie Trivia: Aronofsky bought Perfect Blue rights

For those of you who have never heard this before, it's an issue that's been in constant debate for the past few years: just how much was Darren Aronofsky inspired by Perfect Blue when making the very similar film, Black Swan? Let's start w...

 
 
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Darren Aronofsky's Noah graphic novel released in Europe

Before Noah was picked up by Paramount, Darren Aronofsky and co-writer Ari Handel began working on a graphic novel adaptation of their script with artist Niko Henrichon. (Henrichon is perhaps best known for illustrating Pride of Baghdad, wr...

 
 
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Darren Aronofsky's Noah picked up by Paramount

After the success of Black Swan, it was only a matter of time before Darren Aronofsky was able to make his passion project. Paramount will be teaming up with New Regency to pay the $150 million budget for Noah. Aronofksy has been talking ab...

 
 
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Christian Bale THIS close to lending his talent to Noah

Christian Bale as the biblical Noah seems like a good choice. He's got plenty of practice being the savior of Gotham City in Christopher Nolan's Batman films and he also stepped into the shoes of the savior of ALL OF HUMANITY in Terminator:...

 
 
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Wolverine director search cut down to eight prospects

We were devastated when Darren Aronofsky announced he wouldn't be directing The Wolverine. Following his successful swan song with Black Swan, The Wolverine would have been a great and interesting direction for Aronofsky to take. However, h...

 
 
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Darren Aronofsky courted for two new projects

Darren Aronofsky, director of the recent Black Swan, has reportedly been asked by Disney (what?) and Warner Bros. to direct their upcoming films Maleficant (what?) and Moses respectively. I'm not quite sure why Disney is...

 
 
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Darren Aronofsky and George Clooney eyeing sci-fi flick

After he dropped out of The Wolverine a couple of months ago due to production issues, many people were wondering what Darren Aronofsky's next project would be. Apparently, he's set his sights on a fifteen-year-old spec script for a science...

 
 
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Requiem for The Wolverine, Darren Aronofsky departs

As I sit here with tears streaming down my face trying to drink myself to death, I feel it is my responsibility to tell you: Darren Aronofsky will not direct The Wolverine.I know. I’m sorry. Please take a moment. The adaptation of the...

 
 
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Noah is Aronofsky's comic and unproduced film.

Some time ago, word reached the internet of a Darren Aronofsky comicbook. Legend had it the Black Swan director was harvesting a movie idea that failed to get off the ground and planned to re-launch it as a comicbook first, in the hope tha...

 
 
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Review: Black Swan

There is absolutely no denying that Darren Aronofsky is one of modern film's masters. He's only five films into his career and already he's established himself as one of the best filmmakers in Hollywood. While he can be hit or miss thanks t...

 
 
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A-Z: A is for Aronofsky

Darren Aronofsky (A) has been f%$king with people’s mind since 1998, starting with the black and white psychological thriller Pi. Heavy stuff to say the least. Eye-grilling sun exposure leads to protagonist's habitual heada...

 
 
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Hugh Jackman talks about meat

Hugh Jackman is playing our favorite bad-ass mutant once again in the upcoming Wolverine 2 film directed by Darren Aronofsky. Wolverine's a pretty tough guy. So what is Hugh Jackman focusing on lately? Bulking up, and that means tons and to...

 
 




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Preacher (Season 2)"Adapting the unadaptable"

 

Mother!"Mother of god this is pretentious"

 

American Assassin"American Ass"

 

It"Stephen King's scariest adaptation to date"

 

Good Time"Robert Pattinson: Vampire, no more"

 

Logan Lucky"No relation to Wolverine"

 

The Defenders (Season 1)"Masters of karate and friendship "

 

The Hitman's Bodyguard"I won't always love you"

 

Detroit"History, but not really"

 

The Dark Tower"The elevator pitch of an epic"

 

Atomic Blonde"Charlize Theron can fight"

 

The Emoji Movie"To live is to suffer"

 

Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets"Such a well polished turd."

 

Dunkirk"Take a bow, Mr. Nolan, and cue the appla"

 

NYAFF Capsule Mrs. K"Who, What, When, Where, and Mostly Why?"

 

Endless Poetry"A portrait of Jodorowsky as a young poet"

 

Castlevania (Season1)"That's four! Four episodes! Ha-ha-ha! "

 

The Little Hours"I lost two of them."