Darren Aronofsky

Beau is Afraid

If you are prepared for a big viewer commitment and relish those animated discussions afterwards (everyone will have a different bit to pick apart/comment on), then go. But also, be

The Whale

… a tender and frequently overwhelming character drama, albeit carrying Aronofsky’s love-it-or-hate-it penchant for directness and preoccupation with metaphysics.


A dense, delirious, playful and serious work of capital A art, and easily the most ambitious film to come out of a major studio since Kubrick.