Tag: Natalie Portman

Best Performances In Film By A Leading Lady

Early this morning on a walk, I started thinking about the best performances by an actress of all time. My first choice was Judy Garland in The Wizard of Oz because¬†it is the singular performance seen more times by me than any other. But…

Knight of Cups

I’m bored. Where are the great films of 2013? I wish we did not have to wait for the fall/winter to watch the big contenders fighting for the awards’ season.¬† I am excited about an upcoming film. Any way you stack the deck, this…

Films about the Ballet

Let’s go backwards. You’ve probably seen Natalie Portman in 2010 in her academy winning performance, The Black Swan. In Swan Lake, Princess Odette is pure and lovely and represented as the white swan. The character Nina is the white swan in life. Her mentor…