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Cinematographer Matthew Libatique Faces Four Years In Poland Prison For Assault

In 2018 it was reported that Oscar-nominated cinematographer Matthew Libatique, who shot films like “Requiem for a Dream,” and “A Star Is Born,” was arrested in Poland for allegedly assaulting a first responder. Now, Libatique is facing four years in prison as he’s scheduled to stand trial in February.Read More: ‘A Star Is Born’ Cinematographer […]

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Requiem for a Dream at 20: Aronofsky’s nightmare still haunts

The auteur’s bold and brutal 2000 adaptation of Hubert Selby Jr’s cultish novel about addiction remains an indelible and shocking act of provocationI was 17, and just beginning university, when Requiem for a Dream descended on cinemas like an opaque, bruise-blue mist. Notwithstanding the no-under-18s restrictions stamped upon it by stern censors in the UK […]

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‘Requiem For A Dream’: Lionsgate Releases 20th Anniversary Performance Of “Lux Aeterna” By Kronos Quartet

Before the trailer for “Inception” introduced the world to the bassy, brassy “braaaams” that dominated movie trailers for years, there was one song that could be heard in virtually every movie trailer of the early ’00s, Clint Mansell‘s “Lux Aeterna.” Now, to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Darren Aronofsky‘s gut-punching “Requiem for a Dream,” Lionsgate […]

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‘Requiem For A Dream’: Tobey Maguire & Dave Chappelle Turned Down Roles In Darren Aronofsky’s Film

The four leads in Darren Aronofsky’s “Requiem for a Dream” are all incredible actors that give truly great performances in a film that was clearly physically and emotionally demanding. And with that acclaim, folks like Jared Leto and Marlon Wayans were able to prove that they were up-and-coming talents that were destined for bright futures. […]

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‘On the Rocks’: Marlon Wayans Joins Sofia Coppola’s Apple/A24 Movie

It comes as little surprise that Bill Murray is in Sofia Coppola’s upcoming “On the Rocks,” but the latest addition to the cast is a bit unusual: Marlon Wayans, who just joined the joint venture between Apple and A24. The actor, comedian, and screenwriter has mostly appeared in comedies throughout his career, from spoofs like […]

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