darren aronofsky

Uncovering Curiosities: Darren Aronofsky’s MOTHER!

Few films have left Movies In Focus as perplexed and confused as Darren Aronosfky’s 2017 film, mother!. It’s a fever-dream, a collage of terror and a cacophony of nightmares. I’m not sure if it’s a good film, but it’s definitely one which [...]

May 15, 2021

Bruce Springsteen’s Cinema

The mighty Bruce Springsteen is an American legend. He’s sort of like the musical equivalent of John Wayne or Clint Eastwood, a strong presence who delivers a quintessential view of the United States. Springsteen has always been a huge [...]

February 8, 2021

Uncovering Curiosities: Darren Aronofsky’s Pi

Darren Aronofsky’s low budget Pi is a finely crafted debut, which shows the director’s stylistic flourishes as well as highlighting his skill at weaving a compelling story out of unconventional subject matters. On the surface, a black and white [...]

August 29, 2020

Greetings! New Clip From Darren Aronofsky’s mother!

It’ll be interesting to see how Darren Aronofsky‘s mother! plays to general audiences. Will it be too arty for the mainstream? Is it a horror or a horror? We’ll find out on 15 September. Few people are making mainstream movies like [...]

August 31, 2017

Cracking New MOTHER! Poster

mother! or Mother! Only Darren Aronofsky knows for sure. But here’s a new poster for the Jennifer Lawrence and Javier Bardem chiller. mother! hits screens on 15 September [...]

August 14, 2017

Melancholy Movie Marvels

Cinema has the ability to cast a spell over its audience, to keep our eyes firmly gripped to the screen and not want to even blink for fear of missing something special. What is even stranger is when that is the case despite being transported to a [...]

May 2, 2017

Chasing The Dragon: Drugs On Film

Denis Villeneuve’s Sicario, coming to Blu-ray, DVD and digital platforms from February 1st, 2016 courtesy of Lionsgate Home Entertainment, is a visceral, unflinching portrayal of the war against drugs. Critically lauded and impossible to tear your [...]

January 26, 2016

Blu-ray Review: Darren Aronofsky’s Low Budget Debut Pi

Darren Aronofsky’s low budget Pi is a finely crafted debut, which shows the director’s stylistic flourishes as well as highlighting his skill at weaving a compelling story out of unconventional subject matters. On the surface, a black and white [...]

August 11, 2013

Image of Aronofsky’s Ark: NOAH Way!

Darren Aronofsky has tweeted an image of his currently under construction Ark from Noah. He also tweetd the caption: “I dreamt about this since I was 13. And now it’s a reality. Genesis 6:14″ Russell Crowe, Ray Winstone, Emma Watson, Jennifer [...]

July 12, 2012

Eli Roth Directs Russell Crowe In HARKER

Eli Roth (Hostel) looks set to direct Harker, a retelling of Bram Stoker’s Dracula. The film is a new interpretation of the classic vampire tale, which will see Russell Crowe play the legendary blood sucking Count. Lee Shipman & Brian McGreevy [...]

July 11, 2012