I made an interesting observation during the credits for Zoe Cassavetes’ Broken English. Hidden deep into the credits within a Special Thanks area is the name Darren Aronofsky. For those of you who are not hip to the film culture, Aronofsky directed Pi, Requiem for a Dream and The Fountain. Why is this weird? Because Aronofsky is a 2007 Sundance Film Festival jury member. Is this a conflict of interest? Read More »
Sons and daughters of great filmmakers rarely become great filmmakers themselves. Zoe and Nick Cassavettes have the accomplishment of directing two of the worst Sundance films in the last two years. One must wonder if Geoffrey Gillmore or John Cooper put their stamp of approval on either film. I refuse to believe they had a part, but in this world a last name can get you anywhere (even Sundance apparently).
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