Reel Movie Reviews: Black Swan

by at . Comments

Darren Aronofsky can make anything twisted and disturbing. Perhaps that's not necessarily tough with ballet, an art form which has long been known to place an exceedingly great amount of pressure on its performers, only to discard them when they get even a hair too old. The amount of discipline required by ballet, both over mind and body, is staggering, to the point where, like boot camp or prison, it can shatter people's perception of themselves.

Review

Editor Rating: 4.5 / 5.0
  • 4.5 / 5.0
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
User Rating:

Rating: 4.7 / 5.0 (13 Votes)
Tags: , ,
Like Us On Facebook

Want more good stuff like this?

Sign up for our daily newsletter and receive the latest movie news delivered to your inbox for free!

From Around the Web

More From Movie Fanatic

Hercules-dwayne-johnson

Hercules Review: Dwayne Johnson Carries a Big Stick

Hercules comes to life anew with Dwayne Johnson wielding the hero's sword. But, the star here in our Hercules review -- dare we say -- is director Brett Ratner.
Lucy-scarlett-johansson-still

Lucy Review: Scarlett Johansson Kills It For Luc Besson

Lucy is the latest film to be written by Luc Besson, the creator of The Fifth Element. Scarlett Johansson stars as Lucy and she is largely why this film is such a joy, our Lucy review reports.
I-origins-michael-pitt-brit-marling

I Origins Review: The Eyes Have It!

I Origins is a masterwork by filmmaker Michael Cahill. Our I Origins review also has to salute its stars, Brit Marling and Michael Pitt.
Zach-braff-wish-i-was-here

Wish I Was Here Review: Zach Braff Leaves Garden State Behind

Wish I Was Here is Zach Braff's follow-up to Garden State. Our Wish I Was Here review finds it a much emptier promise.