Move over Bada-Bing of "The Sopranos," Cheeques at 1230 East Linden Ave., in Linden, featured in the movie "The Wrestler," is taking over as the most famous go-go in New Jersey.
Says CHRIS JORDAN Staff Writer for www.mycentraljersey.com  February 22, 2009

 

The Wrestler, a 2008 film directed by Darren Aronofsky, written by Robert D. Siegel, and starring Mickey Rourke, Marisa Tomei, Evan Rachel Wood, and Ernest Miller. Production began in January 2008, and the film premiered at the 2008 Venice Film Festival in August, winning the Golden Lion Award.
 

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What the Critics Are Saying!
Roger Ebert
"The performance of a lifetime... Mickey Rourke may win the Oscar. One of the year's best films."

Entertainment Weekly
"Darren Aronofsky's WRESTLER is the best movie of the year. Fierce, tender, gripping and altogether remarkable."

Newsweek
"Witness the resurrection of Mickey Rourke in Darren Aronofsky's deeply affecting film."

Rolling Stone
"You watch THE WRESTLER in a state of pure exhilaration. Marisa Tomei is flat-out fabulous."

New York Magazine
"A career capper for Rourke, and it's virtually impossible to imagine anyone else playing the part."

Variety
"A galvanizing, humorous, deeply moving portrait that takes its place among the great, iconic screen performances"


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