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The Wrestler Looks As Great As It Does Sad

Darren Aronofsky’s The Wrestler trailer, you guys:

Too sad! Actually, the quotes are way sadder than the actual trailer. All that “Witness the resurrection of Mickey Rourke” and “Harmonic convergence of player and part that happens once in a blue moon” stuff. Yeah, the harmonic convergence of sad player and only slightly sadder part. This movie isn’t going to win any Academy Awards for makeup. Dude actually looks like that. It should come as no surprise to anyone that Mickey Rourke is extraordinarily capable of playing a demolished cipher of overwhelming human sadness crafted by the blunt force trauma of a lifetime of mistakes. ACTING!