The Pestle


Ep 227: “The Fountain”

March 21, 2023

We journey through Darren Aronofsky’s “The Fountain” and discuss:

  • Cinematography and editing;
  • VFX, and setbacks;
  • every film is its own universe;
  • and other such stuff and things and stuff.

We must be willing to let go of the life we planned so as to have the life that is waiting for us. – Joseph Campbell

Notes & References:
Aubrey de Grey on curing aging (LeapsMag)
Aubrey de Grey 2006 article (TheGuardian)
Interloper (Todd’s synth YouTube music channel)
“The not so great escape” (YouTube) – Man, YouTube really does have everything
Brad Pitt reportedly left the film because he didn’t like the latest draft (TheGuardian)
Rachel Weisz interviewing Hugh Jackman (YouTube)
Matilda + Rob Zombie “Dragula” mashup (YouTube)
Alisha Weir found out she got the role of Matilda (YouTube)
Cochlear Implants: People hearing for the first time (YouTube)

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