Darren Aronofsky Defends Natalie Portman's Dancing

It’s understandable that Sarah Lane wants more people to know about her contribution to Black Swan. I hope she was prepared for the swift reciprocation. Darren Aronofsky has the facts to categorically refute everything Lane’s been saying and the Huffington Post is...
Posted On 28 Mar 2011

So Natalie Portman only did 5% of the Dancing…This is supposed to be important why?

I wouldn’t have even commented on this story but since it seems to be making the rounds on Twitter, and a few of you have written in, I figure why not. Okay so apparently some are “upset” that the news has come to light that Natalie Portman only did about 5% of...
Posted On 26 Mar 2011

Black Swan Martini and Your Recipes

Courtesy of People Mag: Black Swan Martini Makes two drinks • ½ cup half and half • 4 oz. white chocolate, roughly chopped • 2 oz. vodka • 2 oz. simple syrup • 2 tsp. chocolate syrup • 1 tbs. black sugar crystals 1. In a small saucepan, gently heat half and half. Off...
Posted On 16 Feb 2011

Annette Bening and Natalie Portman, One More Time

On Twitter, both Anne Thompson and Kris Tapley have been talking about the possibility for an Annette Bening upset over Natalie Portman on Oscar night. ¬†It’s really been down to these two actresses since the start of Oscar season. ¬†It will be interesting to see how Oscars...
Posted On 11 Feb 2011

The King’s Speech, True Grit and Black Swan – Box Office Stories of 2010

The King’s Speech is making a boatload of cash at the box office. According to Pete Hammond, the film is so gangbusters in the UK it is as big as Avatar was last year. It is hitting big not just with the Brits but over here as well. It’s already up to $77 mil and...
Posted On 31 Jan 2011

One True Thing: Inception, Black Swan, True Grit, The Social Network

2010 may come down to four great films for me. After all is said and done, I think these four films are the ones I will watch over and over again. We will still be counting down the year’s ten best. But for now, I’ll offer up what I consider to be my personal...
Posted On 24 Dec 2010

MSN Movies Ranks Top Ten Films of 2010

A variety of critics were called upon to write up the best movies of the year. Here are three of them: 1. The Social Network – by Jim Emerson “We lived on farms. We lived in cities. And now we live on the Internet!” Technology has long served as an extension of...
Posted On 15 Dec 2010

Shattering Black Swan poster

Black Swan adds yet another memorable image to its impressive gallery. Full-size after the cut. (thanks again to Marshall & andrep)
Posted On 06 Dec 2010