Black Swan.

Did you see Black Swan? I think my feelings would be best expressed by a scene from the 1990’s sitcom, Seinfeld.

“I didn’t realize until recently that every time we [delayed our start date], Natalie was going, ‘another three weeks of carrot sticks and almonds! I’m gonna kill you!’ So she really was tortured pretty badly because we had such a hard time getting the money for the film.” – Darren Aronofsky

What’s even more crazy than being a ballerina playing a swan, then becoming an actual swan, then starving yourself  in real life in order to play both swans? Women wanting to become that tortured swan…or at least look like it.


2 thoughts on “Black Swan.

  1. Honestly, one glance at the marketing for this movie was enough to tell me that this was not a film I wanted to see. SIngle White Female en pointe–who needs it? It felt old and done, and the ways in which it didn’t seem old and done, it seemed nasty.

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