Just watched Darren Aronofsky’s Black Swan last night and though I was warned it was dang intense, nothing can really prepare you for the crazy and captivating crescendo of the last 30 minutes. And though Natalie Portman’s performances never really stand out to me, she is this film and it would be a shame if she doesn’t win something. I definitely think you should go in not knowing a lot, so I won’t say too much!
I’ll only speak of the visuals of course and it’s interesting to see how the costumes are tailored to each character and their story arc. Portman’s sheltered and innocent character Nina Sayers wears white, pink and soft greys in contrast to Mila Kunis’ free-spirited and sultry Lily, who dresses in dark greys and blacks. And if you are a fan of Rodarte, you’ll be pleased to see Laura and Kate Mulleavy’s gorgeous creations for the film’s Swan Lake ballet.