Black Swan

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Birds of Paradise review – Amazon’s ballet drama is no Black Swan
The Amazon drama, based on the book Bright Burning Stars, paints a too-chilly portrait of an erotic, competitive friendship between two ballerinas

Adrian Horton

24, Sep, 2021 @2:34 PM

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Ranked! Winona Ryder's 20 best films
From the turkeys to the triumphs, Ryder’s 30-year career has taken her from the too-bad-to-be-missed depths of The House of the Spirits to some much more intriguing choices

Ryan Gilbey

21, Jun, 2018 @12:31 PM

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Natalie Portman: bringing Jackie Onassis back to life | Nigel M Smith
The star nearly crushed by the critics early in her career has them eating out of her hand in her intimate portrayal of America’s most remarkable First Lady

Nigel M Smith

08, Jan, 2017 @12:04 AM

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Fox set to pay out to unpaid interns after reaching settlement on Black Swan case
Reports suggest landmark five-year legal battle is set to conclude with media giant recompensing those who have undertaken unpaid work at the company since as far back as 2005

Henry Barnes and agencies

13, Jul, 2016 @11:03 AM

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Natalie Portman: five best moments
The Oscar-winner’s troubled western Jane Got a Gun finally hits cinemas this week. But what have been her career highlights?

Benjamin Lee

22, Apr, 2016 @9:55 AM

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Natalie Portman: from Star Wars to star of the show
The Israeli-born actress is back in the limelight with a new film that she wrote and directed in Hebrew. It marks the start of a period of creative outpouring

Vanessa Thorpe

09, May, 2015 @11:04 PM

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How ballet became fashion's favourite exercise
Forget yoga and pilates. Ballet has become the fashion world's go-to exercise. Lauren Cochrane reports

Lauren Cochrane

24, Jul, 2014 @11:08 AM

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Natalie Portman and Mila Kunis top IMDb's most-viewed list of 2011
The Black Swan actors are the film database's most searched for stars of 2011, knocking Johnny Depp off the top spot

Henry Barnes

21, Dec, 2011 @11:36 AM

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Black Swan interns sue studio over unpaid work

Two interns who worked on the Oscar-winning film Black Swan – which took $300m at the global box office – claim Fox Searchlight broke the law by not paying them

Ben Child

29, Sep, 2011 @11:42 AM

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Natalie Portman swans off with best actress Oscar
The star of ballet film Black Swan, Natalie Portman, has danced her way to Oscar success

Ian J Griffiths

28, Feb, 2011 @4:16 AM

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Why Black Swan should win the best picture Oscar | Richard Williams - video

In the second of our 10 part series leading up to the Oscars, The Guardian's Richard Williams argues that Darren Aronofsky's Black Swan should win the top prize as it's as preposterous as the awards themselves

Richard Williams, Andy Gallagher and Elliot Smith

15, Feb, 2011 @12:10 PM

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Black Swan – review
Darren Aronofsky’s New York ballet psychodrama is a watchable if rather pretentious study of artistic obsession, says Philip French

Philip French

23, Jan, 2011 @12:05 AM

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