black swan

Where Black Swan is concerned, paradoxes abound. Darren Aronofsky‘s Oscar-nominated film was released on DVD and Blu-ray this week. This review is of the Blu-ray. The film tells the story of a young girl (Natalie Portman) attempting to validate the expectations and pressures on her to achieve perfection as the lead in the ballet Swan […]

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Here’s my video review of the “Black Swan” from KTKA-49. Ballet is an incredibly demanding art form, both physically and mentally. In Darren Aronofsky’s “Black Swan,” Natalie Portman plays a tortured New York dancer who starts to come apart at the seams once she gets the lead role in Tchaikovsky’s “Swan Lake.” Like he did […]

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