Darren Aronofsky

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Requiem for a Dream at 20: Aronofsky's nightmare still haunts
The auteur’s bold and brutal 2000 adaptation of Hubert Selby Jr’s cultish novel about addiction remains an indelible and shocking act of provocation

Guy Lodge

27, Oct, 2020 @6:21 AM

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Justice for directors! The $20m 'Snyder cut' should only be the start
Zack Snyder’s director’s cut of Justice League is going to see the light of day in 2021. Here are other films that should get the same treatment

Stuart Heritage

21, May, 2020 @4:43 PM

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The 100 best films of the 21st century
Gangsters, superheroes, schoolkids, lovers, slaves, peasants, techies, Tenenbaums and freefalling astronauts – they’re all here in our countdown of cinema’s best movies since 2000

Peter Bradshaw, Cath Clarke, Andrew Pulver and Catherine Shoard

13, Sep, 2019 @5:00 AM

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Why auteurs find it hard to follow their debut
Just like the follow-up to Donnie Darko, David Robert Mitchell’s Under the Silver Lake fails to live up to its acclaimed predecessor

Steve Rose

11, Mar, 2019 @10:00 AM

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Spheres / 1943: Berlin Blitz review – VR becomes reality in Venice
A cosmic trip produced by Darren Aronofsky and an immersive Lancaster bombing raid were highlights of the film festival’s virtual reality strand

Peter Bradshaw

30, Aug, 2018 @4:11 PM

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Razzies 2018 – Transformers: The Last Knight leads worst films nominations
The Mummy and Fifty Shades Darker are also key contenders for the Golden Raspberry awards, as nominations for Hollywood’s annual list of bad movies are announced

Andrew Pulver

22, Jan, 2018 @11:56 AM

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The Braddies 2017: Peter Bradshaw nominates his films of the year
The Guardian’s film critic presents his shortlist of the year’s movies, directors, actors, writers and screenplays he considers most awards-worthy

Peter Bradshaw

04, Dec, 2017 @9:00 AM

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Tarred and feathered: the blackest visions of Swan Lake
Tchaikovsky’s ballet of betrayal has inspired Darren Aronofsky’s psycho-horror film, Matthew Bourne’s feral males and a shocking tale of Irish clerical abuse. Beneath the sparkle, why does the dark heart of Swan Lake still trouble us?

David Jays

24, Nov, 2017 @11:00 AM

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Heroes to zeroes: the Batman and Superman movies that never were
Thanks to the current trend for ‘what if’ comic-book flicks, abandoned concepts from Tim Burton and Darren Aronofsky now look far less bizarre

Ben Child

19, Sep, 2017 @9:33 AM

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What the F? How Mother! joined the 'bad movie' club
Filmgoers in America have handed the Jennifer Lawrence horror the lowest possible rating, putting it among a select group of F-rated movies that includes Soderbergh’s Solaris and the Nic Cage remake of The Wicker Man. Can it really be ‘the worst film of the century’?

Peter Bradshaw

18, Sep, 2017 @6:03 PM

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Mother! review – a complicated labour for Jennifer Lawrence…
Darren Aronofsky’s darkly comic blend of home-invasion nightmare and eco-parable takes some digesting – but it’s worth it

Mark Kermode, Observer film critic

17, Sep, 2017 @8:00 AM

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Mothers of invention: why Hollywood always returns to mum-horror
Darren Aronofsky taps into the maternal instinct to inspire fear in his latest movie, Mother! – and he’s certainly not the first film-maker to do so

Anne Billson

16, Sep, 2017 @6:00 AM

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