Category Archives: BENJAMIN MILLEPIED

Black Swan Redux & Blessings Galore

By Victoria Looseleaf Who knew that we at The Looseleaf Report would be so completely and utterly tuned in to the zeitgeist at the end of 2010. And being a dance critic certainly didn’t hurt, at least not when it … Continue reading

Posted in BENJAMIN MILLEPIED, BLACK SWAN, CHARLES BUSCH, DARREN ARONOFSKY, GEORGE CARLIN, LEONARDO DICAPRIO, LES BALLETS TROCKADERO DE MONTE CARLO, Natalie Portman, SHOWGIRLS | Comments Off

Pointe Blank: The Tragedy of Black Swan

By Victoria Looseleaf Waterboarding is nothing compared to wearing pointe shoes. Or at least that’s what Natalie Portman would have us believe of her Nina Sayers, the ballerina she portrays in Darren Aronofsky’s latest flick, Black Swan. Indeed, the gorgeous … Continue reading

Posted in APOLLO’S ANGELS, BARBARA HERSHEY, BENJAMIN MILLEPIED, BLACK SWAN, DARREN ARONOFSKY, JENNIFER HOMANS, MILA KUNIS, Natalie Portman, NIJINSKY, PAVLOVA, VINCENT CASSEL, WINONA RYDER | 4 Comments