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Black Swan, Darren Aronofsky’s so-called psycho-sexual dance thriller that everyone is talking about, opens today. Below is an excerpt from my review of the film. Go see it. Darren Aronofsky’s Black Swan explores one dancer’s quest for perfection in the … Continue reading
Darren Aronofsky’s Black Swan explores one dancer’s quest for perfection in the cutthroat world of professional ballet, and her terrifying descent into madness, obsession, and self destruction. Natalie Portman’s performance as Nina, who is a rising star preparing for the … Continue reading
It’s intriguing and scary to think about whether a Hollywood psychological thriller set in the cutthroat world of ballet will alter widespread perceptions about ballet as a profession.