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Episode 353: Darren Aronofsky On The Music Of The Whale

Soundtracking with Edith Bowman

Our latest guest on Soundtracking is someone we've been wanting to get on for a long time - not least because of his collaborations with friend of the show, Clint Mansell. Darren Aronofsky is a truly original and radical filmmaker, whose latest movie The Whale has seen Brendan Fraser receive widespread acclaim as a reclusive English teacher who is eating himself to death. The Whale is beautifully scored by Rob Simonsen - who has served up a haunting take on the nautical themes that underpin the movie.


7 Feb 2023

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Brendan Fraser, Darren Aronofsky, The Whale, Knock at the Cabin, EO, & Puss in Boots: The Last Wish

Kermode & Mayo’s Take

Telegraph critic Robbie Collin stands in for Simon this week as he’s unwell. Mark reviews ‘EO,’ Jerzy Skolimowski’s harrowing new film about a donkey that encounters happiness and sorrow along his journey through life, ‘Knock at the Cabin’ - M Night Shyamalan’s apocalyptic film – which tells the story of a same sex couple who are held hostage and asked to make an unthinkable choice, from the Shrek family ‘Puss in Boots: The Last Wish,’ starring Antonio Banderas, Salma Hayek, and Florence Pugh, and ‘The Whale’ - adapted from stage to screen, the film tells the sad tale of a reclusive and obese man named Charlie who wishes to reconnect with his estranged daughter. You can also hear Simon’s interview with The Whale actor, Brendan Fraser, and director, Darren Aronofsky, with more from them both in Take 2. Mark and Robbie go through this week’s Top 10 and your correspondence. Time Codes (relevant only when you are part of the Vanguard): 10:55 EO Review 18:00 Box Office Top 10 36:20 Darren Aronofsky and Brendan Fraser 48:29 The Whale Review 57:44 Laughter Lift 01:00:28 Knock at the Cabin Review 01:07:43 What’s On 01:09:09 Puss in Boots: The Last Wish EXCLUSIVE NordVPN Deal ➼ https://nordvpn.com/take Try it risk-free now with a 30-day money-back guarantee! You can contact the show by emailing correspondence@kermodeandmayo.com or you can find us on social media, @KermodeandMayo A Somethin’ Else & Sony Music Entertainment production.    Find more great podcasts from Sony Music Entertainment at sonymusic.com/podcasts and follow us @sonypodcasts   To bring your brand to life in this podcast, email podcastadsales@sonymusic.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

1hr 20mins

3 Feb 2023

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[Full episode] Rupi Kaur, Vivek Shraya, Darren Aronofsky, Canada Reads

Q with Tom Power

Poet Rupi Kaur talks about her new writing guide, Healing Through Words, plus her own journey with writing and overcoming writer's block. Artist Vivek Shraya shares more about her autobiographical solo stage show How To Fail As A Pop Star, which is focused on the true story of her life in music. Director Darren Aronofsky talks about the difficulty of casting the lead in his latest film, The Whale, and why Brendan Fraser was perfect for the part. Canada Reads is back for another round! Join us as this year's line-up of all-star books are revealed live alongside their all-star champions.

1hr 5mins

25 Jan 2023

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Interview with Brendan Fraser and Screenwriter Samuel D. Hunter of Darren Aronofsky's The Whale (TIFF 2022)

The Movie Podcast

On this SPECIAL EDITION of The Movie Podcast, we're joined by Actor BRENDAN FRASER and Screenwriter SAMUEL D. HUNTER of Darren Aronofsky's The Whale as part of The Movie Podcast's 2022 Toronto International Film Festival coverage. In our Round Table discussion with Brendan and Samuel, we‘re also joined by Rachel Ho of Exclaim! and Steve Norton of ScreenFish who have generously allowed us to include their questions. The Whale invites us to identify with a man in a precarious state of isolation that has been exacerbated by a potentially lethal mix of technology and our culture of body shaming. It stars Brendan Fraser, Sadie Sink, Hong Chau, Ty Simpkins, and Samantha Morton. The Whale will release theatrically by A24 and Elevation Pictures in December. Listen to The Movie Podcast Interview now on all podcast feeds, YouTube, and TheMoviePodcast.caContact: hello@themoviepodcast.caTHE MOVIE PODCAST ON ET CANADA!THE MOVIE PODCAST MERCHANDISE NOW AVAILABLE!Rachel Ho: exclaim.ca / rachelkh.comSteve Norton: https://screenfish.netFOLLOW USDaniel on Twitter, Instagram, and LetterboxdShahbaz on Twitter, Instagram, and LetterboxdAnthony on Twitter, Instagram, and LetterboxdThe Movie Podcast on Twitter, Instagram, TikTok, Discord, and YouTube


15 Sep 2022

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REQUIEM FOR A DREAM - Commentary by Darren Aronofsky

DVD Commentary: The Original Podcast

Recorded in 2000 for the DVD release. Rent the film on YouTube here. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/appSupport this podcast: https://anchor.fm/dvdcommentary/support

1hr 42mins

19 Aug 2022

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Darren Aronofsky Films (ft. Kenzie Vanunu)

Film Fragments

Bryan is joined by Kenzie Vanunu of Oscars Central to discuss their favorite films from the celebrated, yet divisive Darren Aronofsky. An Oscar nominee who has tackled a wide array of multiple genres, incorporating a unique style that separates himself from other filmmakers working. If there's anyone that is able to tackle psychological trauma richly and honestly, it is him, whether it throws a viewer off or not. FOLLOW KENZIE: Twitter - https://twitter.com/kenzvanunu Oscars Central - https://oscarscentral.com/ FOLLOW THE SHOW: Twitter - https://twitter.com/filmfragmentspc Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/filmfragmentspodcast/ YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCGgZiJkw2BKrHAT5MVYs1HA FOLLOW BRYAN: Twitter - https://twitter.com/bryansudfield Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/bryansudfield/ YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/BryanSudfield Letterboxd - https://letterboxd.com/bryansudfield/

1hr 37mins

12 Aug 2022

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Darren Aronofsky’s BATMAN: YEAR ONE - PART 2 (w/ Alexei Toliopoulos)

Cancelled Movie Report

PART 2 OF 2 Support the show on PATREON Huge thanks to our guest Alexei Toliopoulos This week we finish going through the cancelled Batman: Year One project from director Darren Aronofky beat by beat and discuss why the film was cancelled. We also finish going through the film beat by beat to show you exactly what it would have been like! 00:00 - Intro 03:54 - The Film (Continued) 58:44 - What Happened? 01:08:32 - Outro VOICE CAST: Batman - Cameron Logsdon Jim Gordon - Ben Wagner (Cosmic Ben) Harvey Dent - Jay Zadeh  Selina Kyle - Kimyarda Loeb - David Sheftell Detective Flass - Musgrove Dr Holcomb  - ByrnCrry Ann Gordon & Dr Wallace - Dani Siller CONTACT US: Hit us up: cancelledmovies@gmail.com You can Suggest a Movie Cancelled Movie Report YouTube Channel Follow us on Instagram

1hr 12mins

8 Jun 2022

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Darren Aronofsky’s BATMAN: YEAR ONE - PART 1 (w/ Alexei Toliopoulos)

Cancelled Movie Report

PART 1 OF 2 Support the show on PATREON Huge thanks to our guest Alexei Toliopoulos We are kicking off Season 3 by talking about the much requested Batman: Year One project from director Darren Aronofsky. The boys are joined by Alexei as they discuss this cancelled bit of edge lord cinema history. We also go through the film beat by beat to show you exactly what it would have been like! 00:00 - Intro 02:38 - What We Know 17:05 - The Film 01:02:12 - Outro VOICE CAST: Batman - Cameron Logsdon Jim Gordon - Ben Wagner (Cosmic Ben) Harvey Dent - Jay Zadeh Selina Kyle - Kimyarda Loeb - David Sheftell Detective Flass - Nick Musgrove Ann Gordon - Dani Siller Mayor Noone - Michael Campbell CONTACT US: Hit us up: cancelledmovies@gmail.com You can Suggest a Movie Cancelled Movie Report YouTube Channel Follow us on Instagram

1hr 4mins

1 Jun 2022

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Episode 12 - Two by Darren Aronofsky (Requiem For A Dream / mother!)

Unwatchables with Marc & Seth

It’s Darren Aronofsky week on Unwatchables, featuring two very different gauntlets of suffering from opposite ends of his career: 2000’s grueling drug cautionary tale Requiem For A Dream and 2017’s gloriously bonkers (and receiver of the coveted “F” Cinemascore) mother!. Special guest and author James Jackson takes a break from work on an actual high-profile film production to discuss his Aronofsky fandom and how the director evolved from hyper-stylized wunderkind to this generation’s Roman Polanski (in a good way!). Both films make for a tough sit, but we all agree only one is among the most deliriously thrilling and darkly hilarious films of the last two decades. Unwatchables is hosted by Marc Dottavio and Seth Troyer, produced by Tony Scarpitti, featuring artwork by Micah Kraus. You can support us on Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/unwatchables to get access to exclusive bonus content and weigh in on what we watch next. Find us online at www.unwatchablespod.com or shoot us an email at unwatchablespodcast@gmail.com. We're on Instagram and Twitter under @unwatchablespod.--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/unwatchablespod/message

1hr 29mins

24 May 2022

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96 MMwM - The Fountain (2006) - Darren Aronofsky

Making Me Watch Movies

The Movie You’re Making Me Watch Today is the Mutha Fuckin Fountain (2006). Directed by Darren Aronofsky•••@MMwM_podcast@anthony_eslami@goldenroad85@_schwizzyy_

1hr 11mins

5 May 2022