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‘BLACK SWAN’ Dancing to the 83rd ACADEMY AWARDS

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The Academy Awards nominations were announced today and once again the film BLACK SWAN is dancing amongst the top contenders. The psychological thriller snagged a total of 5 nominations including one for Darren Aronofsky in the Best Director category, Natalie Portman for Best Actress, and one for the coveted Best Picture category. THE KING’S SPEECH led the pack with 12 ...

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Horror Talk: 01.19.11

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Greetings boys and ghouls! Welcome back to another installment of Horror Talk, hosted once again by your friendly neighborhood  gorehound and indie filmmaker extraordinaire, Travis Legge! It has been an incredibly amazing week for me. I got to travel to New York City to screen my feature film debut, Raymond Did It in front of cast members, critics, and a ...

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Black Swan: Earns Portman a Golden Globe

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Motion Picture Drama for her role of Nina Sayers in Darren Aronofsky’s psychological thriller BLACK SWAN. On stage, Portman was beaming with girlish pride as she joked about her relationship with Benjamn Millepied who doubles as her ballet instructor and father of her unborn child. She also teasingly called her costar in the film Mila “Sweet Lips” Kunis. Sadly, her ...

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New Japanese Poster for ‘ Black Swan’

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A new Japanese poster is out for BLACK SWAN featuring Portman posing gracefully amidst a flurry of falling feathers with arm outstretched and minus the bloody hand from a previous US version. In other news, BLACK SWAN continues to be an award show darling, having snagged Golden Globe nominations for Best Motion Picture, Darren Aronofsky for Best Director, Natalie Portman ...

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12 Bad Jokes About: Black Swan

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12 Bad Jokes About:Black Swan “Black Swan” is a drama/thriller movie starring Natalie Portman, and directed by Darren Aronofsky. In it, Natalie Portman’s character lands the lead role in the ballet, “Swan Lake”. From that point,it’s a downward spiral into madness. I’ll bet you didn’t think ballet could be this fun, did you?! Well, let’s break out our leotards,and tutus, ...

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2010 – The Saint asks…were there 10 good horror films this year?

You know folks, I’ve been watching all kinds of movies for ages. Dramas, comedies, romances(ugh..but sometimes you gotta go where your date wants to go), family films, etc…But for me there really is just one genre I pay attention to & that is horror, with a generous dollop of sci-fi on the side. But although I’ve seen literally hundreds of ...

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Natalie Portman Shakes a Black Tail Feather in New Clip for BLACK SWAN

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A new clip from Darren Aronofsky’s BLACK SWAN popped up on Yahoo! Movies! featuring a scary thin Nina (Natalie Portman) dancing the role of the malicious Black Swan. Nina, with red eyes blazing and an evil expression that borders on one of a person caught in the thrall of a demonic possession, captivates the audience with her performance and wows ...

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The BLACK SWAN Dances with Darkness in New Music Video

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A new music video has appeared in the Apple Store for the upcoming Natalie Portman film BLACK SWAN. The video features ballerina Nina (Portman) alternately posing angelically on a stage or seductively dancing in a club with rival dancer Lily (Kunis) while a techno beat pulses over the action. The video ends with the disturbing sight of Nina plucking one of the ...

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Black Swan: New art missing that “darkside”

Black Swan follows the story of Nina, a ballerina in a New York City ballet company whose life, like all those in her profession, is completely consumed with dance. She lives with her retired ballerina mother Erica who zealously supports her daughter’s professional ambition. When artistic director Thomas Leroy decides to replace prima ballerina Beth MacIntyre for the opening production ...

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Hot new 1 sheet – Darren Aronofsky’s Black Swan

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SYNOPSIS: Nina (Portman) is a ballerina in a New York City ballet company whose life, like all those in her profession, is completely consumed with dance. She lives with her obsessive former ballerina mother Erica (Hershey) who exerts a suffocating control over her. When artistic director Thomas Leroy (Cassel) decides to replace prima ballerina Beth MacIntyre (Ryder) for the opening ...

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