the obsessed artist

films that exhibit the struggles of trying to reach perfection

  • Black Swan
  • Whiplash
  • I, Tonya
  • The Queen's Gambit
  • Perfect Blue
  • The Prestige
  • Nightcrawler
  • Perfume: The Story of a Murderer
  • The Perfection
  • Amadeus
  • Raging Bull
  • Nocturne
  • The Neon Demon
  • The Aviator
  • Phantom Thread
  • Sunset Boulevard
  • Synecdoche, New York
  • Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)
  • Suspiria
  • Madeline's Madeline
  • Peeping Tom
  • The House That Jack Built
  • Her Smell
  • Ema
  • 8½
  • Nothing Changes: Art for Hank's Sake
  • Fitzcarraldo
  • Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters
  • The Great Ecstasy of Woodcarver Steiner
  • The Red Shoes
  • All That Jazz
  • The Wrestler
  • La Belle Noiseuse
  • All About Eve
  • A Brixton Tale
  • The Devil Wears Prada