My FAVORITE replica prop in my movie room, courtesy of @artisan_fx. Jimmy really killed it with this helmet build. Arguably my favorite film. If you haven't seen The Rocketeer, do it. She's a gem. Also, go check out and follow the prop master @artisan_fx.
#IMDBrandon last night was #78 on the list, 2000's Requiem for a Dream. Surprisingly this was the only Darren Aronofsky film on the list, and this was my second viewing of it. What an incredible, yet painful to watch film about addiction. Aronofsky does a great job at showing the parallels between an addiction to heroine which is unacceptable to society and addiction to things deemed acceptable to society, such as diet pills, television, beauty, etc. The latter being displayed by Sara Goldfarb, with a brilliant performance by Ellen Burstyn. This was the story I was most invested in, most heartbroken by. On top of that, the heroine addiction stories of the characters played by Jared Leto, Jennifer Connelly, and Marlon Wayans were also sad and in some ways relatable in one way or another. The cuts, camera angles, and use of split screen are used masterfully. And the soundtrack, especially Clint Mansell's now legendary "Lux Aeterna" was executed perfectly to bring about the mood of the scenes. This film is hard to watch, not for the sake of being boring, but because of how sad it is. However, if you haven't seen it I highly recommend doing so.
ONLY THE BRAVE (2017)
Out: October 2017 Starring - Miles Teller, Josh Brolin, Taylor Kitsch, Jeff Bridges, Jennifer Connelly and Andie MacDowell.
Through hope, determination, sacrifice and the drive to protect families and communities, the Granite Mountain Hotshots become one of the most elite firefighting teams in the country. While most people run from danger, they run toward it; watching over lives, homes and everything people hold dear, forging a unique brotherhood that comes into focus with one fateful fire in Yarnell, Ariz.