Iran Climbs the Ropes for a Ram-Jam

blog-ramTaking top-billing over Rourke vs. the Independent Spirit Awards, this week the Iranian government publicly denounced the “insulting” portrayal of “The Ayatollah” in Darren Aronofsky‘s film, The Wrestler; also taking a hit was 300, directed by Zack Snyder, whose “visionary” status was recently challenged by the New York Times; and admirers of The Wrestler may have noticed the Times investigation of life in the amateur wrestling circuit in New Jersey, featuring profiles of wrestlers whose names “cannot be printed in this newspaper.”