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Black Swan

‘Sound bite’ of the week…

“It’s a projection of my life and what I’m thinking about. But my ego is in every character in every film that I’ve made. I’m the ballerina in Black Swan. I’m the wrestler in The Wrestler. I can see how people will especially make the…

2011 – That was the year that was

In an attempt to provide an even better overview of the preceding 12 months than I did last year I have enlisted the help of a website that lists every single UK cinema release by date and have tried to check any releases that were moved…

Win 5 DVD classics

The people over at New Empress Magazine, a blossoming film quarterly, are curious folk in every sense of the word and are interested in knowing your views on cinema. What can cinemas do to improve? What is your pet cinema peeve? And will…

Black Swan (2010)

Darren Aronofsky’s haunting psychological thriller arrives on DVD and Blu-Ray this week. After it’s great success on theatrical release there will no doubt be a rush of eager punters taking the plunge and buying the movie in the hope that…

King’s Speech Reigns Supreme

It was a great night for British film last night as The King's Speech triumph over Oscars rivals being crowned best picture and Colin Firth taking he gong for best actor. Firth told the audience at the 83rd Academy Awards at the Kodak…

Black Swan Box Office Smash

Black Swan, starring Golden Globe winner Natalie Portman, has achieved Fox Searchlight’s biggest UK & Ireland box office opening weekend of all time with £2.76 million in 356 cinemas across the country. This is ahead of hit Searchlight…

BAFTA 2011 Film Awards Nominees

Nominations were announced on Tuesday 18 January by BAFTA Chairman Tim Corrie, actor Dominic Cooper and actress Talulah Riley. The King’s Speech receives 14 nominations. Black Swan is nominated in 12 categories, Inception has nine…

Black Swan (2010)

Intense, gripping, horrific, creative and moving. These are the words to describe Darren Aronofsky’s psychological thriller set in the world of New York ballet. Natalie Portman has certainly matured from previous mediocre performances; her…