Manic Movie Magic: Why Perfect Blue and Black Swan Are More Alike Than You Know

Darren Aronofsky, one of the budding greats in the film industry today, bought the American rights to Satoshi Kon’s Perfect Blue. Why? So he could copy a scene in, which I like to call “Crouching Idol, Tiny Bathtub,” for his highly acclaimed film Requiem for a Dream. But even though …

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