The Wrestler Reviews

February 24, 2009
The best thing about director Darren Aronofsky's realization of Robert Siegel's original screenplay is Mickey Rourke's portrayal of Randy "the Ram" Robinson.
February 5, 2009
Rourke props up a standard story about a loser trying to recapture the glory days ...
December 17, 2008
While the director was essential in collaborating with Rourke to create that memorable performance, it remains real work in an essentially fake film, and there is nothing anyone can do about that.
December 17, 2008
Aronofsky inflicts as much pain on the audience as self-flagellating Ram Jam does when brutalizing/mutilating himself in and outside the ring.