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    Watch: Extensive Behind-The-Scenes Docs About The Making Of Darren Aronofsky’s ‘The Fountain’ & 'The Wrestler'

    “It was the film I wanted to make. Of all my movies, to the people that are fans, it’s almost like a cult religion, they get tattoos and I’m constantly getting long letters from people saying it helped them come to terms with something.” Seven years after the lukewarm theatrical release of “The Foun...

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    Hulk Hogan Wants A Role In 'The Expendables 3,' Darren Aronofsky Denies Claim That He Was 'The Wrestler' Before Rourke

    Following a painful divorce from his wife, a sentence of jail time handed down to his son, and the recently-released sex tape, it's grown increasingly harder for a YouTube search of Hulk Hogan to remind people of his glory days as a professional wrestler. His fall from grace has continued firmly...

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    11 Things Learned About Darren Aronofsky's 'Black Swan' From Last Night's NYC Q&A

    Film Society of Lincoln Center Screens 'The Wrestler,' Aronofsky Talks Both "Body" FilmsWith all this "guaranteed" Oscar talk for the haunting "Black Swan," it's easy to forget that Darren Aronofsky's exceptional 2008 Golden Lion holder "The Wrestler" not only lost the two nominations it had garnered (which includes the deeply moving game-changing performance by Mickey Rourke), but was completely snubbed for a Best Picture nomination, with the Academy amassing a pretty weak final five ("Frost/Nixon"? Really?). It's something to keep in mind as the date for the award ceremony's next iteration draws closer and closer, even if the Academy has be...

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