New Release Reviews

New Release: Mother!

Gratuitous splatter-fest or underrated masterpiece? Big Picture critic Thomas Puhr reviews Darren Aronofsky’s latest, Mother!

Lost Classic Reviews

Lost Classic: Pi (Darren Aronofsky, 1998)

It’s a trait that has remained constant throughout much of his career, but the dangerous consequences of obsession were never more strikingly explored than in Darren Aronofsky’s distinctive debut. The high contrast provided by the jarring black and white reversal film stock on which Aronofsky filmed Pi (1998) is emblematic of the madness/genius see-saw its […]