Tag Archives: Ballets by Marius Petipa

“Black Swan”: it’s a mystery and a bit of a thriller

By Michael Russnow hollywoodnews.com: Black Swan: A Must See Even if Ballet Ain’t Your Thing. I don’t go to the ballet and have only seen one a long time ago. Interestingly, it was Swan Lake performed, as in the film Black Swan, at Lincoln Center in New York City. It[...]

“Black Swan,” “True Grit” scores disqualified for Oscar consideration

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Two of the best film scores I heard this year were Clint Mansell’s “Black Swan” and Carter Burwell’s “True Grit.” The former is gothic and terrifying (in the best ways), while the latter is warm, weathered and inspiring (in the best ways). Too bad neither of[...]

Natalie Portman, Mila Kunis and Darren Aronofksy break down ‘Black Swan’

hollywoodnews.com: Looking at the ads for the new film “Black Swan,” it’s hard to tell precisely what the film is – a ballet movie, a backstage drama, or a horror flick. According to the cast and crew, the only thing they knew for sure about it was that they had[...]

‘Black Swan’ not Aronofsky’s ‘trippiest movie’ per Vincent Cassel

HollywoodNews.com: As audiences bite their fingernails for the screening of Darren Aronofsky’s “Black Swan” at the Venice and Toronto film festivals, the film’s leading man Vincent Cassel let go about his role as a ballet teacher to Natalie Portman. In an interview with Movieline, the actor claims that “Black Swan”[...]