Film editor Michael Branco (previously) has created “BLACKBIRD“, a brief but beautiful side-by-side visual comparison of the films Birdman by Alejandro G. Iñárritu and Black Swan by Darren Aronofsky–both of which explore the psyche behind the individual as performer. While watching Birdman recently, I realized how similar it was to Black Swan decided to purchase […]
The parallels between Birdman and Black Swan were quickly apparent, as both films feature lead characters with theatrical ambitions who are haunted by bird or bird-like specters. An editor has now presented shots from the two films side...Show More Summary
Ever since Iñárritu's Birdman won Best Picture (and a bunch of other Oscars) a week ago, the film has received plenty of criticism and negativity. I, however, will defend the film as I think it's an exciting and original look at the struggles of artistry, told through the opening of a stage performance. Show More Summary
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Beyond the avian imagery, Birdman and Black Swan have a lot in common. Two stars, two opening nights, two perfectionists and one stage. "The Visual Similarities of Birdman and Black Swan" was originally published on Film School Rejects for our wonderful readers to enjoy. Show More Summary
Every day, Daily Downloads offers 10 free and legal mp3 downloads. Today's free and legal mp3 downloads: Andy Kidd: "Black Swan" [mp3] Blind Lake: "Walk Beside Me" [mp3] from On Earth (out June 9th) Cathedrals: Blush Remix EP [mp3] Church...
The global economy can deliver a jolt to stock markets at any moment. These "Black Swan" events are hard to predict or anticipate, but are always on the back of our minds.
The Patsy Reid Band The Black Swan February 12, 2015 Scottish fiddler Patsy Reid forged her reputation as a co-founder of Breabach, but took her leave from this thriving folk combo in 2011. Now, she's leading her own new-ish small outfit, deliberately treading the familiar furrow of the traditional...
No one has been listening to the past hundred years of stock market history in the United States.
Given her timeless beauty and universal appeal, it’s no wonder Miss Dior snatched up Natalie Portman for the latest advertising strategy. The “Black Swan” beauty is gorgeous in a black garment as she flashes her doe eyes at the camera while teasingly holding a bottle of the eau de parfum. Show More Summary
Melbourne you ask…yes, Melbourne! With very little notice Grant was offered a short term job in the city of Melbourne...
Submitted by Mark Spitznagel via NYTimes Dealbook, As André Gide, the French Nobel laureate in literature, once said, “Everything that needs to be said has already been said. But since no one was listening, everything must be said again.” Indeed, no one has been listening to the past hundred years of stock market history in the United States. Show More Summary
The bear markets that followed periods of high corporate valuations were predictable by economic logic that says that governments cannot manipulate market prices without creating distortions, Mark Spitznagel writes in Another View.
Forget the demented dramas of ‘Black Swan.’ The New York City Ballet’s choreographer has subtler ways to get the best from dancers.
With China devaluation looming as the great unspoken Black Swan trade, and on the heels of the Swiss National Bank folding on its 'peg', we thought a quick glance at the world's "pegged" currencies would be useful as a guide to where the next shoe (and pant legs) will drop. Show More Summary
Isosine created this unlikely, yet absolutely brilliant remix of Taylor Swift’s pop hit Shake it Off and Nine Inch Nails’ dark soliloquy The Perfect Drug. It’s the musical equivalent of Black Swan. Download the MP3 here.
Mila Kunis opens up about everything from kissing co-stars to her new baby girl Wyatt in this recent Reddit AMA! Here’s some of what the 31-year-old actress had to share: On making out with Natalie Portman in Black Swan: And how was it making out with Natalie? I mean… when you have a kissing scene [...]
What’s life like for Mila Kunis after having her first baby? She admits it’s decidedly different, especially when it comes to the unanticipated changes in her body, reported Entertainment Tonight. Mila’s confession came during an interview with Conan O’Brien. Show More Summary