Initially, Lez Brotherston's grand, gothic design outdoes the drama but Bourne's more dynamic and dangerous second half creates dance for the "Twilight" generation.
Mary Helen Bowers credits the details of "Black Swan" for making it as true as possible to the life of a soloist in the competitive New York City ballet world.
Matthew Libatique talks about his work on "Black Swan."
The scores for four contenders for Academy Awards have run afoul of music-branch rules and are being Sdisqualified from Oscar consideration.
Amy Westcott and Laura Mulleavy were both blown away when they first saw the climax in "Black Swan" in which Natalie Portman's ballet costume takes on a life of its own as she loses her grip on…
In 1998 Derek Cianfrance wrote his second feature, "Blue Valentine." Twelve years and 66 drafts later, the writer-director's screenplay came to life.
While Hollywood turned out in force for Thursday's AFI Fest closing-night gala screening of Fox Searchlight's "Black Swan," it's likely no one was more excited to be there than pic's director and AFI…
In this brave new digital filmmaking world, there's no shortage of grousing that visual effects have overwhelmed story.
A wicked, sexy and ultimately devastating study of a young dancer's all-consuming ambition.
Premiering in the Edinburgh Intl. Festival before a major U.K. tour, "Dorian Gray" is a slick, chic crowd-pleaser -- as skin-deep as the culture it satirizes.
"Edward Scissorhands" may be the first exported Matthew Bourne evening whose inspiration seems more commercial than re-interpretive. That may disappoint some dance fans, but this handsome stage…