- Date of Birth: 12 February, 1969
- Place of Birth: Brooklyn, New York , U.S.
- Biography: Darren Aronofsky (born February 12, 1969) is an American film director, screenwriter and film producer. He is the third American filmmaker to win the Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival.
A stunning, 5 ft 2 inch Natalie Portman attended the debut showing of the film where she took on the edgy role of a ruthless ballerina desperate to land the lead in Swan Lake . ... Full Article
Darren Aronofsky's BLACK SWAN Reviews: Natalie Portman Gets Oscar Buzz, Horror Element Panned
altfg.com – 2010-09-06
"Swan" is an instant guilty pleasure, a gorgeously shot, visually complex film whose badness is what's so good about it. You might howl at the sheer audacity of mixing mental illness with the body-fatiguing, mind-numbing rigors of ballet, but its... ... Full Article
Telluride: Natalie Portman triumphs in Darren Aronofsky's riveting 'Black Swan'
hitfix.com – 2010-09-05
Credit: Fox Searchlight "Swan" centers on Nina (Portman), a core dancer of what appears to be the New York City Ballet (it's never stated but she walks to Lincoln Center every day so assume away) who is hoping for a... ... Full Article
The day after opening the Venice Film Festival, Black Swan director Darren Aronofsky says getting the movie made was not easy: "Everyone passed on it. ... Full Article
A scene from Darren Aronofsky's "Black Swan." To be fair, a little of this is unavoidable: the entire festival zone, situated in the bland suburban precincts of the Lido, is currently under renovation, with a large new building, somewhat like... ... Full Article
A wicked, sexy and ultimately devastating study of a young dancer's all-consuming ambition, "Black Swan" serves as a fascinating complement to Darren Aronofsky's "The Wrestler," trading the grungy world of a broken-down fighter for the more upscale but no less... ... Full Article