First screened in September 2017
Director: Darren Aronofsky. Cast: Jennifer Lawrence, Javier Bardem, Ed Harris, Michelle Pfeiffer, Brian Gleeson, Domhnall Gleeson, Jovan Adepo, Amanda Chiu, Kristen Wiig, Eric Davis, Patricia Summersett, Emily Hampshire, Stephen McHattie, Marcia Jean Kurtz, Mizinga Mwinga, Abraham Aronofsky. Screenplay: Darren Aronofsky. Twitter Capsule:
Nail bomb thick with ArtBabyGodFame. Zero Dark Thirty with Aronofsky as sniper and quarry. Embarrassing, earnest, exciting.
Few will ever love you for foregrounding self-pity, self-loathing, metaphor, or rancor toward your audience in your art, much less all four.
Maybe you hate this ledge. Maybe it smells moldy. Or maybe you're thrilled with its height, its danger. Either way, it is a ledge. Audacious in the extreme.