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Darren Aronofsky's THE WRESTLER

Well, they finally released a trailer for this movie. Seriously, how can this movie possibly suck? Yes, as a wrestling fan, my opinion is biased, but after watching the trailer, it seems like one of those movies that I'd enjoy even if I were not a fan of that genre. The movie has garnered a lot of Oscar buzz, both for Aronofsky's more conventional way of storytelling as well as Mickey Rourke's supposed best career performance. Sorry Nic Cage.

You've got to hand it to Fox Searchlight who over the past few years have picked up and distributed a slew of indie hits such as Little Miss Sunshine, Darjeeling Limited, Juno, Slumdog Millionaire, and the list goes on.

You can check out the trailer here (Youtube / Quicktime). Keep your eyes open for Jimmy Jacobs, Necro Butcher, Ron Killings, and Ernest "The Cat" Miller. I'm sure there's a few others that I've missed.

Later geeks.

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