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Mother! Explained

I really don’t understand what the fuss is all about, why this film is so contentious, and why this film has so many theories around it. Mother! is quite simple, really, and once you realize its basic allegorical framework, it’s … Continue reading

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Aronofsky, Ranked

While his films all leave a great impression in my mind, I have never been so awestruck as to call one of his films a masterpiece. I have given each of his films a 4/5 rating without hesitation; they are … Continue reading

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Black Swan (Aronofsky, 2010)

We had the option of seeing Black Swan in either the digital transfer or the original 16mm; needless to say, we chose the original. Stylistically the film is excellent. Regarding both cinematography and mise-en-scene (particularly lighting), the film has a … Continue reading

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