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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 ...

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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 ...

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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. ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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

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As predicted yesterday, Black Swan met and easily exceeded it opening weekend box office estimates to set a new record for Fox Searchlight films in limited release. IndieWire has the hard numbers: Darren Aronofsky’s “Black Swan” had a massive limited ...
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The LA Times’ Stephen Zeitchik “goes there” with the MPAA’s absurdly conservative/misogynist NC-17 rating to Blue Valentine as compared to an R-rating given to Black Swan when both films feature a similar scene: oral sex on a woman –SPOILER ALERT ...

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Indiewire’s Peter Knegt on Black Swan’s amazing opening: Based on estimates for Friday night, Darren Aronofsky‚Äôs ‚ÄúBlack Swan‚Äù is heading for a massive limited debut at the box office this weekend. The film – a psychological thriller about a ballerina ...
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Terrific to see women critics embracing Black Swan. After the cut, a few men who don’t get off on it to same degree. The New York Times’ Manola Dargis sees everything in Black Swan that the National Board of Review ...

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The Daily Beast calls this a list of the “10 Steamiest Lesbian Sex Scenes” but most of them are merely humid and partly dewy. For a stark contrast with true sizzle on film, make your own mental list of the ...
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Charlie Rose talks to Natalie Portman and Darren Aronofsky about Black Swan. NOTE: There are a couple of comments in plain sight on the Charlie Rose site that constitute blunt spoilers, so don’t even go there if you don’t want ...

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Thanks to Fox Searchlight for access to this exclusive first look at their official Black Swan profile for Natalie Portman.

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David Edelstein doesn’t quite know what to make of Black Swan, the abstract expressionist fevered dream of 2010: Portman gives the kind of performance that wins awards, largely because you‚Äôre so aware of her sacrifices to play the part. She ...

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poised (poizd) adj. Assured; composed. Steady in readiness.

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