I don’t get to the movies as often as I would like to so of course, I have to wait for things to come out on DVD to see what all the fuss is about… well today is the day that Academy-Award® winning Black Swan is out on Blu-ray and DVD. I could not be more excited. Critics raved about Natalie Portman’s performance… I mean, she won the Oscar for her role. It’s going to be good.
So in honor of it’s release, we thought we would have a little fun with it. Are you a White Swan or a Black Swan? Find out with the Black Swan Experience:
Immerse yourself into the world of dreams and reality. Site users are shown a series of film clips and asked to click on words/phrases that best describe their emotional reaction to that clip. The experience morphs depending on the responses chosen, ultimately leading users to “transform” into the White Swan or Black Swan. The result is a tailored piece of visual poetry, an individual’s emoti-poem, that can be shared with others. All the emoti-poems are also housed in the video gallery to create a collective, evolving experience.
Capture the Electrifying Thriller That Has Audiences on the Edge of Their Seats on Blu-ray and DVD March 29
Starring Natalie Portman in her Academy Award® winning role*, BLACK SWAN is a seductive yet haunting film that will leave you breathless. Directed by innovator Darren Aronofsky (The Wrestler), this Best Picture nominated film boasts a wealth of talent including Portman (Closer), in the performance of her career, as well as Mila Kunis (Date Night), Winona Ryder (Girl, Interrupted) and Vincent Cassel (Ocean’s Twelve). In the film that Daily Variety hailed as “…wicked, sexy and ultimately devastating… fascinating,” Natalie Portman’s mesmerizing transformation into the Black Swan leaves you breathless – and wanting to see it again. Become part of the haunting phenomenon and own BLACK SWAN on Blu-ray or DVD on March 29th from Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment.
BLACK SWAN follows the story of Nina (Natalie Portman), a ballerina in the New York City Ballet trying to make it to the top. When artistic director Thomas Leroy (Vincent Cassel) decides to replace prima ballerina Beth MacIntyre (Winona Ryder) for the opening production of their new season, Swan Lake, Nina is his first choice. But a new dancer, Lily (Mila Kunis), also impresses Leroy and becomes Nina’s competition. Nina fits the White Swan role perfectly with her innocence and grace, but Lily is the personification of the Black Swan with her fiery personality. As the two young dancers expand their rivalry into a twisted friendship, Nina begins to get more in touch with her dark side with a recklessness that threatens to destroy her.
The BLACK SWAN Blu-ray disc contains special features not included on the DVD including exciting behind-the-scenes looks at the filmmaking process and interviews with the cast and director Darren Aronofsky. With the best-available sound and picture quality, the Blu-ray format provides viewers the premier way to experience the stunning Academy Award®-nominated cinematography, memorable character performances and flawless choreography of BLACK SWAN.
*Best Actress in a Lead Role, Natalie Portman