Awards Season Interesting TV

Mickey Rourke on Charlie Rose

Mickey Rourke sits down for an hour long interview with Charlie Rose.

Fingers crossed he wins the Oscar a week on Sunday.

Amusing Awards Season

Mickey Rourke’s BAFTA Speech

Probably the highlight of last night’s BAFTAs was Mickey Rourke’s acceptance speech.

Cinema Interviews Podcast

Interview: Darren Aronofsky and Mickey Rourke on The Wrestler

Mickey Rourke and Darren Aronofsky filming The Wrestler

The Wrestler is a new film about an ageing wrestler – Randy ‘The Ram’ Robinson (Mickey Rourke) – past his prime, who struggles to make ends meet doing shows on the weekends in New Jersey.

The story follows him as he works in a deli, strikes up a relationship with a stripper named Cassidy (Marisa Tomei) and seeks a reconciliation with his estranged daughter (Evan Rachel Wood).

I spoke with the director Darren Aronofsky and Mickey Rourke back in October when the film played at the London Film Festival.

You can listen to the interview here:


You can download this interview as a podcast via iTunes by clicking here

The Wrestler is out at UK cinemas on Friday 16th January

Download this interview as an MP3 file
Darren Aronofsky and Mickey Rourke at the IMDb
> Read reviews of The Wrestler at Metacritic
Official UK site

[Image: Niko Tavernise / Optimum Releasing © 2008]