Black Swan isn’t about surpassing ordinary limits. It’s a film about a masochist seen through the eyes of a sadist. The film could be a textbook demonstration of what academics refer to as the male gaze—with a pretty young thing poked and dismembered under a misogynist lens. By Debra Cash Darren Aronofsky has said that […]
The month’s attractions include movies from directors Darren Aronofsky and Frank Capra—a yin/yang combo if there ever was one, and Marwencol, an intriguing documentary about a man who creates a fantasy world in his backyard. By Justin Marble.