Auteur Debuts: Comparing Nolan’s Following and Aronofsky’s Pi

Filmmaking auteurs (writer-directors who are considered the "authors" of their films) are sometimes known for their stunning debuts. Terrence Malick had Badlands (1973), Jean-Luc Godard had Breathless (1960), and Quentin Tarantino had Reservoir Dogs (1992). These are movies that broke onto the scene with fresh, captivating vigor. They broke ground with their original style, announced … Continue reading Auteur Debuts: Comparing Nolan’s Following and Aronofsky’s Pi

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