In our Podcast Series Review Avenue Streetlight, we discuss and dissect a different film each episode. We go through the film in depth, discussing the plot and pivotal scenes so fair warning for SPOILERS!
On this episode, we’re injecting our opinions of Darren Aronofsky’s sobering downer drama Requiem For A Dream directly into your brain through audio form. We explore some of its themes beyond simple drug use addiction, delve into the tragic characters and Oliver turns the Quiz into a playground of pure filth – dragging Sean down with him.
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Requiem For A Dream is currently included in the UK Amazon Prime Video subscription.
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All Requiem For A Dream Sound Clips used courtesy of Artisan Pictures, Fandango Movie Clips. They can be found Fandango Movie Clips YouTube Channel.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles – Say No To Drugs soundbite used courtesy of Nickelodeon and available on YouTube
American Psycho Soundbite used courtesy of Lions Gate Films, Am Psycho Productions, Edward R. Pressman Film & can be found on YouTube.
Lux Aeterna – Clint Mansell & Kronos Quartet clip used courtesy of WMG and is available on YouTube.
Clips used for review and commentary purposes only and no copyright infringement is intended.
Opening & Intro music: “No. 8 Requiem” – Esther Abrami. YouTube Audio Library.
Outro music: “The Long Night” – Quincas Moreira YouTube Audio Library.
“Light, Pulley Switch, On, A.wav” by InspectorJ (www.jshaw.co.uk) of Freesound.org
“Buzzer Sound / Wrong Answer” by Breviceps of Freesound.org
“Up Chime 2” by FoolboyMedia of Freesound.org
Further Reading & Sources