Darren Aronofsky

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  • Darren Aronofsky's Black Swan just got interesting

    Movie News | Ali | 21st August 2009

    Though you shouldn't need any extras reason to be excited about the new film from the director of The Wrestler, how about a little girl-on-girl action? It's true what they say: lesbian sex really brightens up a ballet story.

  • The Wrestler

    Movie Review | Ali | 21st January 2009

    It's easy to laugh at Mickey Rourke. He's a has-been; a dog fancier; an actor reduced to the stakes of a bum. After a well-publicised career meltdown, an ill-advised return to boxing left him with, in the words of Charlie Brooker, "a face like wet cat food." He is, in short, a joke. Yes, it's easy to laugh at Mickey Rourke. But ...