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An American Film Geek's Top Ten of 2017

What an embarrassment. An embarrassment of riches, that is. 2017 had so many excellent, top-tier, wonderful, provocative, enjoyable films, that any given critic's list can't help but be embarrassing for what's not able to be included. I've seen no shortage...

AnarchyVision: #TIFF17 Edition!

A look at a slew of Toronto International Film festival (TIFF) films, from Darren Aronofsky's Mother! to the fantastic I, Tonya, The Shape of Water and Jane, as well as Canadian indie Porcupine Lake....

Venice 2017 Review: MOTHER!, A Masterpiece Straight From Hell

Director Darren Aronofsky has set the 47th Biennale Main Competition alight with an infernal psychological thriller that definitely burns with the fire of his past films Black Swan and Requiem for a Dream. It's perhaps not surprising that mother! is...

mother!: Jennifer Lawrence Gets in a Satanic Panic in Creepy First Trailer

The influence of Dario Argento and Roman Polanski continues to run strong in the work of Darren Aronofsky if the first full trailer for his latest, mother!, is anything to go by. Jennifer Lawrence stars as a young woman whose...

Aronofsky Adapting Atwood's MADDADDAM Trilogy For HBO Series

Some folk just are not content to flood the world once; Noah director Darren Aronofsky hopes to be at it again. Deadline is reporting that he will be adapting Canadian author Margaret Atwood's MaddAddam book trilogy and turn it into a...

Review: NOAH, Good Vs. Evil Is Not As Simple As It Sounds

With a length of little more than two hours, Darren Aronofsky's Noah is many things. It is an exploration of some of the themes the director already touched on in The Fountain, but it also functions as new territory for Aronofsky,...

The Kids Talk Film: THE FOUNTAIN

On the eve of Darren Aronofsky's biblical epic, Noah, ScreenAnarchy's two film loving children, Willem (age 10) and Miranda (age 9) return to offer you a couple pairs of young eyes on Aronofsky's confounding, elliptical 2006 science fiction picture, The...

NOAH: Watch Two Trailers For Aronofsky's Biblical Epic

Ray Winstone does not appear to be happy about getting wet in Darren Aronofsky's Noah. And you know what else isn't? Pretty much everyone and everything other than those fortunate enough to get aboard the big boat at the core...

Guanajuato 2013: Aronofsky Sure Loves El Santo! His Visit In Quotes And Photos

Darren Aronofsky's visit to Guanajuato (GIFF 2013) was an absolute blast! Aronofsky fully won over the Mexican audience the night before his master class, when he showed up for a The Wrestler screening at the Guanajuato Capital's Teatro Juarez. He...

Guanajuato 2013 Begins Today! Here Are Some Films Not To Miss

I just arrived in the beautiful town of San Miguel de Allende, where Robert Rodriguez filmed Once Upon A Time In Mexico and where the 16th Guanajuato International Film Festival (GIFF) kicks off tonight. The activities already began in the...

Guanajuato 2013 Announces Lineup And The Visit Of Danny Boyle And Darren Aronofsky

The 16th edition of the Guanajuato International Film Festival (GIFF), one of Mexico's most important film festivals, will begin on Friday, July 19 with the Mexican premiere of Sundance and Cannes winner Fruitvale Station. This and the rest of activities...

Fifteen Unfilmable Novels And The Directors Who Should Try Anyway

Ah, the 'unfilmable' novel. Go back ten or fifteen years and it seems everyone had some sort of list of great novels that could never be brought to the screen. The limitations at the time were largely technical and in...

PI (Personal Favorites #9) Review

>Darren Aronofsky's Pi was a film that seemed specifically tailored to my preferences. A rather typical film coming from a first-time director, somewhat experimental in nature, sporting a kick-ass electronic soundtrack and a subject that spoke to me on multiple...