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    The Definitive ‘What the F**k?’ Movies: 10-1

    10. Altered States (1980) Directed by: Ken Russell Is it a horror film? Many of Ken Russell’s films could be argued as such, but there’s enough in Altered States that makes it less horror and more science fiction/psychological thriller. Based on the novel by Paddy Chayefsky, Altered States introduced the world to William Hurt (and […] More

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    The Definitive ‘What the F**k?’ Movies: 20-11

    20. Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998) Directed by: Terry Gilliam So…drugs, right? Based on Hunter S. Thompson’s 1971 novel of the same title, Fear and Loathing stars Johnny Depp and Benicio del Toro as Raoul Duke and Dr. Gonzo, respectively. The pair is heading to Sin City, speeding through the Nevada desert, under […] More

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    Halfway Mark: The Best Movies of 2014 (so far) Part 2

        15. Stranger by the Lake Directed by Alain Guiraudie Written by Alain Guiraudie France Though Stranger by the Lake premiered at last year’s Cannes Film Festival (and appeared on Sound On Sight’s best of 2013 list), it finally reached North American audiences in January of this year. Alain Guiraudie’s stunning noir-tinged thriller is […] More

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    Halfway Mark: The Best Movies of 2014 (so far) Part 1

    Picking the best movies that come out in any given year is no easy feat. For film fans, a quality feature can come out at any time, from any one, and discovering an enjoyable and well-crafted feature is truly a pleasure. As we reach the halfway point of the year, many excellent films have already […] More

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    Tribeca 2014: Interview with ‘Traitors’ director Sean Gullette

    Sean Gullette, writer and director of Traitors, is known for his many collaborations with Harvard friend and colleague Darren Aronofsky. Playing the lead role and sharing story credit in Aronofsky’s debut feature, Pi, Gullette has since acted in two dozen films, including Requiem for a Dream and Happy Accidents. Now Gullette is bringing his masterful crime […] More


    Noah’s Epic Nature Keeps Its Head Above the Water

    Noah HC Writer: Darren Aronofsky and Ari Handel Art: Niko Henrichon Letters: Nicolas Sénégas Publisher: Image Comics Purchase: If people could put aside their religious hang-ups, they would notice that the Bible is rife with morally complex stories worthy of their attention and focus. There is a reason that these stories have been shared for […] More

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    The Definitive Kubrickian Films: 30-21

    The difficulty in counting down films so clearly influenced by Kubrick is that there are certain directors who are just tailor-made for it. So, you start to run into situations like this section of the list, where two directors have two films and two other directors had a film mentioned in the last section. But […] More

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    Watch The Super Bowl Spot for Darren Aronofsky’s ‘Noah’

      Why Paramount would pay up to 4.5 million dollars for the Super Bowl spot for Noah, and then release it online ahead of Sunday, is beyond me. Of course it isn’t the first time these expensive commercials have been leaked before the big game. We recently posted three ads featuring Scarlett Johansson, Tom Hiddleston, […] More

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    Watch this Incredible First Person Action Packed Music Video that has Darren Aronofsky Raving

      A music video for the Russian indie-punk/rock band Biting Elbows’ song “Bad Motherfucker” has been making waves since it was released back in mid-March. Even Darren Aronofsky has taken notice via Twitter giving it high praise. The clip utilizes GoPro-style technology to create a first person visual packed with more action than a Michael […] More

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