Review: 'Black Swan' Movies, posted by Editor, Palo Alto Online, on Dec 10, 2010 at 1:14 pm
No one can be blamed for finding "Black Swan" overwrought or ridiculous: It's both. But those who meet director Darren Aronofsky halfway can get off on this exercise in dichotomy: the ballet film wedded to Grand Guignol, an exploitation picture granted a big star (Natalie Portman), "Showgirls" transplanted to Lincoln Center. -- PC
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Posted by Movie goer, a resident of the South of Midtown neighborhood, on Dec 16, 2010 at 9:53 pm
>"Black Swan" is, by definition, a male fantasy about a woman, territory that has been trod more skillfully and empathically by--
Thank you for an excellent review. I'll look for a better film.
Woman to woman is exciting to some men, not to ordinary women. And very trendy with the current sleaze salesmen who need to entice teenagers to the box office.Sounds like this movie left no sleaze out, regardless of the skilled photography.