Filmmaker Darren Aronofsky first asked Natalie Portman if she’d be interested in playing Jackie Kennedy in 2012. Portman liked Noah Oppenheim’s screenplay, but told Aronofsky her decision would depend on finding the right director. (Aronofsky, who directed Portman to an Oscar with “Black Swan,”...
Six years ago, the news broke about a potential Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy movie with Rachel Weisz in the title role, and her then fiancé Darren Aronofsky directing from Noah Oppenheim’s script. At last year’s Berlin, Pablo Larrain was...Show More Summary
We are pleased to feature an excerpt from the August 2016 edition of online magazine Bright Wall/Dark Room, which is focused on literary adaptations. In addition to the essay below by Lauren Wilford on Darren Aronofsky's "Noah," theShow More Summary
Darren Aronofsky has laid low since the mixed reception for his Biblical epic Noah, but now he’s ready to kick into high gear once more. His untitled next project is moving full speed ahead, with Javier Bardem and Jennifer Lawrence on...Show More Summary
Seeking to address the way most photographs of the Earth don’t capture the planet’s tortured, brooding side (Sweden), National Geographic Channel has announced that it’s teaming up with Noah and Black Swan director Darren Aronofsky for a new series that explores our planet, from its deepest depths to the outer reaches of the atmosphere. Show More Summary
When you're as enigmatic and prolific as director Darren Aronofsky, the mere mention of your name next to a project sets the world on fire. With 2014's Noah serving as Aronofsky's last time behind the camera, it seems like the time is right for the veteran director to get back into the saddle again. Show More Summary
The last feature film score that composer Clint Mansell delivered was for Darren Aronofsky's Noah, and it was certainly one of the finer points in of the Biblical epic. Before that, he delivered the haunting scores for Stoker as well as music for the thriller Filth. Show More Summary
The new film Noah, directed by Darren Aronofsky and starring Russell Crowe, Jennifer Connelly, Anthony Hopkins, and Emma Watson, is plagued by just about every problem short of a flood of biblical proportions. First, though, I will start with what the film does spectacularly well. Show More Summary
One day before the New Year, Christian moviegoers can reflect on 2014's plethora of faith-based movies in Hollywood, from Darren Aronofsky's "Noah" to the latest release, Angelina Jolie's "Unbroken."
Back in November of last year, our own Samantha Wilson dove deep on Hollywood’s newly revitalized and ritualized love for the big screen Biblical epic, as inspired by a fresh trailer for Darren Aronofsky‘s Noah. Sam pointed out a hefty...Show More Summary
Believe it or not, Noah got an award nomination this morning. It didn't land a nod in any of the major categories, but it did receive a nomination for Best Song for Patti Smith's "Mercy Is." That's probably the biggest honor the film...Show More Summary
What will Darren Aronofsky do to follow Noah? What does one do after releasing the film they’ve been dreaming about, in some form, for much of their life? The writer/director has a couple things developing, such as an adaptation of Margaret Atwood’s MaddAddam for HBO. Show More Summary
Always-interesting Darren Aronofky (BLACK SWAN, NOAH) is evidently attached to THE GOOD NURSE, a stranger-than-fiction tale of one of America's most prolific serial killers: a nurse who killed over 300 of his own patients. And here you thought your healthcare was shitty. The project is based on Charles Graeber's book of the same name. Show More Summary
Noah divided audiences and critics alike upon its release. While some saw Darren Aronofsky's biblical epic as an intimate, art-house blockbuster, others simply believed that it was a convoluted nonsense. CinemaSins are here to help the naysayers with a 13-minute video that explains everything that's wrong with Noah. Show More Summary
The filmmaker and the Rock and Roll Hall of Famer (and National Book Award winner) were in town for the Venice Film Festival, having a stroll. The conversation between Darren Aronofsky and Patti Smith turned to the difficulties he was having coming up with a lullaby to be sung in two key scenes...
it's like an unofficial sequel to Darren Aronofsky's Noah, with observant, rock-caked "watchers" being regarded by humanity with somewhat mixed feelings. And no, "A Tale of Momentum and Inertia...
Darren Aronofsky was honored by the Humane Society of the United States Friday night, in part because of his commitment to using only CGI animals in Noah. But Aronofsky tells Vulture that he did make one little movie featuring live beasts — and frankly, he's a little surprised so few... More »
The 65th Berlin Film Festival kicks off on February 5 next year with Darren Aronofsky atop the jury. Contrary to many recent Berlinale jury presidents, the Noah helmer has never had a movie in the official selection. He's no stranger to the festival circuit, however, having made his feature debut with Sundance entry Pi in 1988. Show More Summary
Patti Smith at Riot Fest Chicago 2014 (more by James Richards IV) Darren Aronofsky's (Black Swan, Requiem for a Dream) newest film Noah came out earlier this year, and he'll be screening it again in NYC on November 17 at...
Whither the 90-minute dramatic feature? Even though Darren Aronofsky's students at NYU, where he is teaching these days, tell him they want to make movies, the director of Noah and Black Swan thinks the future of movie-going is relegated...Show More Summary