Darren Aronofsky

Aronofsky’s ‘Chromista’ is Filming a Commercial Near Seward Park Today

Posted February 18, 2015 at 5:12 am

Two years ago, Oscar-nominated director Darren Aronofsky launched a commercial production house dubbed Chromista. The venture – co-led by executive producers Ted Robbins and Sandy Haddad – offers services to create “high-level advertising” for its clients. The directorial roster includes Kasra Farahani, Daniel Portrait of Kamp Grizzly, Xavier Mairesse, and Josh Cole. Why bring it up? Well, […]

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Recap: Darren Aronofsky Talks About His Movies and Love for Chinatown at New Museum Event

Posted October 1, 2014 at 9:22 am

“There were two types of Brooklynites [growing up],” Darren Aronofsky noted. “People who stay in Brooklyn and people who wanna get to the ‘big city.’” Last night, the beloved Brooklyn-born director crossed that river and participated in a candid discussion with novelist Lynne Tillman at the New Museum. The intimate affair was actually the public […]

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Revisiting Aronofsky’s ‘Pi’ and Its Scenes on the Lower East Side

Posted March 14, 2014 at 10:00 am

Today is “Pi Day.” March 14 = 3.14… So, in honor of this super significant annual milestone, it’s fitting to look at the movie inspired by the number. Darren Aronofsky’s directorial debut, 1998’s Pi. Pi is a fucked up psychological thriller that centers on protagonist Max Cohen. The numbers-obsessed recluse discovers a 216-digit string which […]

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Black Swan Filming in SoHo

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:38 am

Natalie Portman, Mila Kunis, and Winona Ryder will likely reside on the streets of SoHo today. All three actresses star in the upcoming movie Black Swan, which is filming scenes along Thompson and West Broadway.

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