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Darren Aronofsky

Darren Aronofsky is the greatest contemporary filmmaker working today. Hands down. I know a lot of really smart people who will disagree with me on that, and I'm ready to joust them ;) 

But seriously, his work speaks to me on such an intensely sensuous, spiritual and conceptual level. The sheer corporeal and cerebral nature of his films embody what I find to be the most meaningful emotions, from hope through despair to pain and devastation. He's wickedly uncompromising, focuses on profoundly broken characters with damaged bodies and minds, then seeks to go all Frankensteinian by bringing them back to life in the most eerie and unsettling of ways.

There’s a familiar pattern I’ve seen repeatedly unfold in Aronofsky’s work that…

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  • Black Swan

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  • Requiem for a Dream

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  • mother!

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  • Noah

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  • The Wrestler

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  • Pi

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  • The Fountain

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  • The Whale

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