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    Darren Aronofsky Retrospective Part 2: Requiem for a Dream

    Requiem for a Dream Directed by Darren Aronofsky Written by Hubert Selby Jr. 2000, USA The apotheosis of ADD. MTV-era filmmaking, Requiem for a Dream is designed to divide. Its mathematically precise editing and histrionic message-driving makes it perhaps the shrillest anti-drug movie of any age, yet its hyperbolic sense of terror and frenetic rhythms […] More

  • The Best Films of the Decade: 2000 – 2009 Part 9 (Revised)

    39- Talk To Her (2002) Directed by Pedro Almodóvar Genre: Dark Comedy, Drama This is Almodovar’s stab at serious drama, and the result is compelling, engaging, thought-provoking and in the end, an invitation to countless interpretations. Talk To Her is both unnerving and comforting at once with superb work in front of and behind the […] More

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    The 100 Best Films of the Decade: 2000 – 2009 (Part 8)

    39- The Royal Tenenbaums (2001) Directed by Wes Anderson Genre: Dark Comedy, Family Drama Wes Anderson’s fairy tale of a New York dysfunctional family is a wonderful, quirky, offbeat comedy-drama with the right mix of humor and poignancy. Never sentimental or predictable The Royal Tenenbaums proves that Wes Anderson remains one of the truly original […] More

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    5 Memorable Film Scores of the 00s

    Undertones: Volume 8 As we approach the end of the decade, it seems fitting that this installment of Undertones concern itself with some of the most memorable film scores of the ‘00s. Though the films range in financial or critical success, and opinions may be divided as to the strength of some of the films […] More

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    Naked Lunch Radio #83 – Darren Aronofsky

    Listen now Download show Darren Aronofsky – he may look like an accountant, but you couldn’t call his career boring. First he unveils his debut picture, Pi, a sci-fi thriller made for sixty grand, and launches his career in auspicious style. He follows it up with one of 2000’s most hotly debated films, the Hubert […] More