Darren Aronofsky

Movie Review: “The Whale”

“Why are you fucking with me like this?” Sadie Sink cries out to Brendan Fraser late in “The Whale,” in an exchange that can be read as the film’s climax or its resolution, depending on your outlook. As I watched the emotionally charged, dramatically over-the-top scene unfold, I wanted to be able to pose the …

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Sponsored Video: Top five reasons to be excited for “Noah”

The highly anticipated film “Noah,” Darren Aronofsky’s vision of the popular Biblical story of Noah’s Ark, hits theaters on March 28 in the United States and April 4 in the United Kingdom. We’ll have a review on Critic Speak when it’s released, but for now, here are the top five reasons to be excited for …

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The Wolverine to begin shooting in July in Australia

Hugh Jackman as THE WOLVERINE.The New South Wales government announced that The Wolverine, the next spinoff film in the X-Men series, is slated to begin filming this August in Sydney. Hugh Jackman, a Sydney native, will reprise his role as Wolverine, the ferocious, nigh-invulnerable mutant and by far the most popular member of the X-Men clan.

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