Since his 1998 debut with Pi Darren Aronofsky has established himself as a film-maker who pushes the boundaries of mainstream surrealist cinema, combining genre and fantastical imagery to examine religion, addiction and mental health.
The number of students taking arts-based or creative subjects is falling. Arts editor Andrew Clarke says we ignore these subjects at our peril because our economic future is tied up in the talent of tomorrow
This summer Hollywood has come face to face with its own disaster movies. Costs are up, profits are down and people are finding something else to do. Arts editor Andrew Clarke suggests that cinemas should start catering for a wider audience
Graham Seed talks about his role in the stage version of Ealing Studios classic The Ladykillers, currently on at Ipswich’s New Wolsey Theatre, and being dropped (literally) from The Archers. Spoilers ahead.