I’ve ticked off the first film on my films to watch for early 2011 list. Today I watched Black Swan. I was not expecting it to be quite so violent, ok it is a thriller, but still I had to cover my eyes quite a bit (I’m a big wimp when it comes to gory things). But Natalie Portman is brilliant and the film is beautifully shot. I can certainly see what all the hype about this film is and it’s great to see an awards contender that has something dark and twisty to offer.
I urge you to check out this film before the big guns of the awards season arrive to decide for yourself if you think it is a strong contender.
And here is a funny alternative for you to watch. During Jim Carey’s recent Saturday Night Live hosting he decided to give Natalie Portman a run for her money:
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