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    Black Swan was a thriller that displayed the struggle for perfection of being a ballet dancer and as an overall person .Throughout the film Darren Aronofsky used the idea that certain techniques are suited to the treatment of themes such as how perfection is unattainable and how obsession is destructive. The movie is inspired by the ballet production Swan Lake by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky where a princess is turned into a swan she fell in love with a prince and is put under a spell by the evil von rothbart then committed suicide when the prince accidentally announced his love to the Black Swan. in black swan Aronofsky used a modern twist on the old production. Nina had to play both the White Swan and Black Swan. Nina had dedicated her entire…

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    Director, Darren Aronofsky, transforms the biblical story of Noah’s Arc into a dark, chilling story of undeniable faith, great ambition, and tells a tale of horrifying terrors implemented on a human-invested world by an almighty God. Many have grown up hearing the traditional story of how God ordered a man and his family to build a large arc, so that they, along with two of every animal in the world, would survive a world cleansing flood. The image of a happy, Christian family floating on water…

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    The Black Swan is a very twisted story about a young ballerina looking to become the best dancer possible. She wants to have the perfect body and performance as a dancer. Nina, the main character, is portrayed as an innocent and pure character. From the beginning, Nina shows signs of mental instability. As the movie progresses, it reveals deeper into her character as she develops and shows many symptoms of schizophrenic behavior. According to the DSM; Schizophrenia is a serious mental health…

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    “You can get off now Callie” I slid off and Caramel jumped a little bit. Caramel Is a big scaredy cat, She hates new things and things she has seen at the barn one hundred times before. I walked caramel back to her stall to un-tack her. She goes straight to her food bowl like always. I took off her bridal and I heard the clinking of metal on her teeth as I took the bit out of her mouth. It felt slimy but I did not hold on to it for long. I slid her halter on to her head and walked her to the…

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    “You give, and you give, and you give. It’s just never enough.” While remodeling the home that was wrecked in a fire that belonged to her husband, a woman’s serene life is interrupted as uninvited guests keep showing up at their house. With a strong dose of Rosemary’s Baby, and clear nods to Hitchcock’s thrillers, director Darren Aronofsky attempts to recall the fear and paranoia cultivated in these classic films while adding his own philosophical views. From the opening shot, this film has a…

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    Film Analysis: Black Swan

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    Black Swan is a 2010 American psychological thriller-horror film directed by Darren Aronofsky. The film received five Academy Award nominations and Natalie Portman won the Best Actress award for the film, as well as many other Best Actress awards in several guilds and festivals. In addition, Darren Aronofsky was nominated for Best Director and the film itself received a nomination for Best Picture. Thirty-one awards is the number that this film received. Natalie Portman won Best Actress for…

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    parts of her mind. She stabs herself in the stomach, concludes the play perfectly (as it was all about, she wanted to be perfect) and dies when she is at the peak of perfection. Nina went from one extrem to the other. Is not about good or bad, it’s about creating balance. Self destructive behavior is human nature. It can help you achive greatness or destruction. Creating order from chaos, in this case chaos from order. By focusing so much on delusion and psychosis it seems Darren…

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    to the motion picture “Requiem for a dream”, words and words may fill these pages, however nothing can truly clarify the depth of intensity and meaning towards such a realization. Darren Aronofsky is an American film director, screenwriter, and film producer; born in Brooklyn, New York in the 1960’s and being brought up in a conservative Jewish family surely played the leading impact in his career. His passion towards motion pictures was proclaimed while studying in Harvard University with his…

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    the “overlooked aspects of lived experience into visibility.”[] Conclusion In conclusion it should be understood that my essay demonstrates the strong portrayal of the uncanny and doppelgänger utilised within film and installation. I have done this by exploring the works of Darren Aronofsky’s film “Black Swan” and Gregor Schneider’s installation “Die Famillie Schneider”, through the lens of theories of Sigmund Freud. In this deliberation I have explored the notion of the uncanny and of…

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    Journalism Intern 101

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    fall into their lap.” Although students may get a bad reputation for their roles in internship, they need to be skeptical on internships that could potentially offer little to no benefit. While managers can be quite busy at times, they must establish clear goals and be available for their employees. You should also attempt to gauge the value of this internship by asking the coordinator and those who have interned in that company what they learned and if they were busy instead of just grabbing…

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