Posts Tagged ‘Black Swan’

  • A Wretched Sight of Royalty:

    Apr 19, 11 • 178 Views • ARTSY SMARTSY, Film1 Comment

    Your Highness Zilch Stars! Starring Danny McBride, Natalie Portman and James Franco Beating a dead horse. It’s a metaphor we’ve all used—as is the phrase “one-trick pony.” The first phrase references something that keeps getting brought to our...

  • Solid Academy Nominees:

    Feb 8, 11 • 74 Views • ARTSY SMARTSY, FilmNo Comments

    It’s February. it’s time to review my annual “marathon of nominated films.” It’s an interesting and often daunting cinematic endurance test. Some years I find myself invigorated by the process. Others, I end up with a serious case of film fatigue....

  • Near Perfection:

    Jan 11, 11 • 72 Views • ARTSY SMARTSY, FilmNo Comments

    Black Swan Starring Natalie Portman, Winona Ryder and Milla Kunis Movie-goers: Prepare to be creeped out! I wasn’t expecting an unsettling experience when I walked into the theater to see “Black Swan,” the new film from Darren Aronofsky. The film is set...