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FILM REVIEW – Black Swan

By Elena Cresci

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In the months leading up to its release, the cinema world has been abuzz about Darren Aronofsky’s latest feature Black Swan. Set within the competitive world of a prestigious New York ballet company, this dark psychological thriller examines themes of mental illness, jealousy and duality. With 2008’s critically acclaimed The Wrestler under his belt, Aronofsky has yet again turned to a tale of physical dedication… but, does this film starring Natalie Portman and Mila Kunis live up to all the hype or is it just another standard psychological horror flick?

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