Jun 11, 2021Kmum1 rated this title 3 out of 5 stars
Have wanted to watch this movie for awhile and really liked Natalie Portman. I was surprised to see Mila Kunis. The storyline was confusing at times between what was real and what was in Nina's head. The movie is good, not great.
Feb 26, 2019akirakato rated this title 2 out of 5 stars
Directed by Darren Aronofsky in 2010 based on an original story by Andres Heinz, this American pseudo-psychological drama delves into rivarly between two ballerinas.
Although Natalie Portman superbly plays a talented but dangerously…Read moreRead more of this comment
Dec 01, 2018TwilightBlue rated this title 0.5 out of 5 stars
Black Swan was, without question, a really heavy-handed and depressingly bleak look at the escalating insanity of a dreary and delusional ballerina. Actress, Natalie Portman was clearly the wrong choice for the title character.
This psychological thriller and mystery follow Nina, a ballerina who has perfected her technique and dedicated her life to the art. Nina is a shoe-in for the role of the White Swan, a very important role in their new performance, however,…Read moreRead more of this comment
Oct 23, 2017klimekk rated this title 5 out of 5 stars
Great kudos to Aronofsky as director, who made the movie avoiding kind of "traumas" or other "psychological" puzzles or so on
That makes the movie really interesting to watch
On the philosophical layer that story is of course kind of BS…Read moreRead more of this comment
Aug 15, 2016SeaTownRha rated this title 2.5 out of 5 stars
Definitely had me intrigued in the beginning but towards the end it came off as cheesy and rushed. Didn't like Natalie Portman's docile character (even though she killed it at the end) Mila was solid though but overall a decent watch.
Nov 30, 2015StarGladiator rated this title 5 out of 5 stars
I originally ducked into the movie theater to get out of a storm, happened to see this was next up, so without ever seeing a review, saw a movie I thought would be a ballet romance, but instead was one wallop of a horror-thriller film ---…Read moreRead more of this comment
Aug 14, 2015anniethecat rated this title 4.5 out of 5 stars
I really liked it. Scratch that I really LOVED it! Thought it was great! If you have the time, go for it, watch it, it's not a waste of your time. Also the special features are really cool, you can find them on the main menu on the disk,…Read moreRead more of this comment
May 21, 2015ManMachine rated this title 2 out of 5 stars
Since being "mad" was the only way Nina could play the Black Swan "perfectly", it had me wondering just when this daft girl was gonna lay an egg. I'm not kidding.
A psychologist friend of mine (who's also seen this film) tells me that…Read moreRead more of this comment
Dec 14, 2014Nursebob rated this title 1.5 out of 5 stars
Touted as a deeply psychological thriller, Darren Aronofsky’s bird-brained shocker tries to jolt new life into a tired old premise with enough arty hysterics and gaudy effects to flesh out a dozen teen scream movies. This is the type of…Read moreRead more of this comment
Oct 26, 2014SunShinySoul rated this title 4 out of 5 stars
An intriguing dark neurotic film - not everyone's cup of tea, but thrilling to watch, well cast and well acted. Great if you are not in need of a "feel good" flick, as the complex plot has you paying full attention while it weaves you…Read moreRead more of this comment
Aug 27, 2014Palomino rated this title 2 out of 5 stars
Weird, and not exactly my thing, but I can see why it's a famous movie, it's artistic and psychologically interesting. I think my big problem was hating and not relating to any of the characters. I don't know ballet, and I felt like I…Read moreRead more of this comment