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The Black Swan Effect

Julia Erickson | Posted 05.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Julia Erickson

In the end, it's unfair to presume people are as judgmental as we fear, and we should stop playing our own worst critic. The key for me with this is to proceed with a sincere heart -- believing in yourself no matter what the outcome, imagining the goals you set in front of you, and shaking off the peppering of hypothetical thoughts that do not serve you.

Sarah Lane: All American Ballerina

Andrew Blackmore-Dobbyn | Posted 08.29.2013 | Arts
Andrew Blackmore-Dobbyn

We didn't really talk about that noisy controversy having to do with her role as Natalie Portman's dance double in the film, Black Swan. It's something that will probably follow her for the rest of her career but it isn't something that she thinks about. Lane is always looking ahead, never back.

'Black Swan' Breaks Dubious Record For Lesbian Sex Scene

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

The steamy "Black Swan" love scene between Natalie Portman and co-star Mila Kunis may have been the No. 1 selling point for a fair number of moviegoer...

Getting Back To Work

Posted 11.17.2011 | Entertainment

While she has tip-toed her way back on to the scene, with baby Aleph in tow, Natalie Portman will be returning to Hollywood Friday night for her first...

Looking Good, Natalie!

PopSugar | Posted 10.19.2011 | Celebrity

Natalie Portman welcomed her son Aleph Millepied two months ago in mid-June, and last night was the first time she's been photographed since! She ...

'Black Swan' Dance Double FIRES BACK, Calls Portman & Producers Liars

Posted 06.17.2011 | Entertainment

The 'Black Swan' ballet battle rages on. Sarah Lane, American Ballet Theatre star and dance double to Natalie Portman in "Black Swan," has again go...

WATCH: Natalie Portman Dancing At Summer Camp!

Posted 06.10.2011 | Entertainment

While her "Black Swan" body double claims that she secretly danced all of Natalie Portman's ballet scenes -- charges both "Black Swan" director Darren...

'Black Swan' Director Fires Back At Dancing Double Accusations

Posted 05.28.2011 | Entertainment

Darren Aronofsky has put his foot down in the "Black Swan" ballet dancing controversy. The film's director released an extensive statement on Monda...

Natalie Portman's 'Black Swan' Dancing War Rages On

Posted 05.27.2011 | Entertainment

She's got the Oscar, but whether Natalie Portman danced her way to the highest award in Hollywood is a question that, apparently, remains unanswered. ...

PHOTOS: Natalie Portman Shows Off Huge Baby Bump In NYC

Celebuzz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Sure, she's bundled up in a winter coat because of remarkably unseasonable weather in New York City, but not even a parka can completely  hide Natali...

Benjamin Millepied Defends Natalie Portman's 'Black Swan' Dancing

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Natalie Portman won an Academy Award for her portrayal of a tortured dancer in "Black Swan," but some have called her dancing integrity into question....

Black Swan Inspired Art Exhibition

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

WHO: Matthew Barney, Walead Beshty, Gardar Eide Einarsson, Katharina Fritsch, Douglas Gordon, Dan Graham, Wade Guyton, Pierre Huyghe, Sergej Jensen, A...

Seduce Me: Female Bodies in Black Swan

Tiffany Tsai | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tiffany Tsai

Black Swan uses ballet as a vehicle to make the topic of gender performance more tangible to us. The psychological horrors presented in the film are very real in our world, though not necessarily as pronounced.

POLL: Who Should Have Won Best Picture?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

The Oscars have come and gone leaving winners in a state of jubilee and nominees in the dust. While The King's Speech was pegged as this year's favor...

Natalie Portman Opens Up About Pregnancy After Oscar Win

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Natalie Portman took home the Oscar for Best Actress for her role in "Black Swan," but as she said during her acceptance speech, "her most important r...

Natalie Portman: Best Actress!

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

All that sacrifice was worth it. Natalie Portman was awarded the Academy Award for Best Actress for her starring role in "Black Swan," in which she p...

The Oscars: All The Big Winners!

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

It was film's biggest night, and after a year of box office battles, politicking and smaller statuettes, Hollywood immortality was handed out tonight....

I'd Like to Thank the Academy...

Gautam Dutta | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Gautam Dutta

No matter what you think of Hollywood's new voting process -- which I believe is fairer and more democratic -- here's one thing we can all agree on: it will help the Oscars make more money.

Virgin and Whore in Black Swan

Caroline Hagood | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Caroline Hagood

The horror genre has long served as a space for confronting female sexuality. In Darren Aronofsky's graceful and gruesome ballet film Black Swan, the ...

Natalie Portman Talks Oscar Dress For Her Baby Bump

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Natalie Portman is the front runner for the Best Actress Oscar this year, so the bigger question for the big night is what she'll actually wear to the...

FOMO, the Fear of Missing Out

Annie Stamell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Annie Stamell

FOMO is running rampant in the streets of this fine nation. From the overcrowded hallways of middle schools in Kansas to the minimalist lobbies of chic Hollywood talent agencies -- FOMO is destroying our good judgment.

Natalie Portman: Raunchiest Leading Lady?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Maybe she was the Black Swan all along. When Natalie Portman accepted her Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Actress on Sunday night -- for her rol...

PHOTOS: Natalie Portman's BIG MONEY Eco-Friendly Engagement Ring Up Close | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Natalie Portman's stunning engagement ring is just as blinding as every other Hollywood 'it' girl's, but leave it to the devoted vegan to flash an eco...

Let's Nix the 'Black Swan' Diet

Adia Colar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Adia Colar

The media should in no way promote this unhealthy diet, even in moderation, because it is founded on an unhealthy lifestyle that centers around unhealthy behaviors.

PHOTO: Natalie Portman's Topless New Dior Ad

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Natalie Portman goes topless in this new ad for Miss Dior Cherie perfume -- and don't worry, there are no swan wings involved. Portman, up for a Gold...