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The Top 10 Films of 2010

Outsiders were in on screen in 2010
By PETER KEOUGH  |  December 21, 2010

 

3. BLACK SWAN
Darren Aronofsky's bizarre and brilliant Black Swan might remind you of many other movies, from All About Eve to David Cronenberg's The Fly. But it's also like nothing you've ever seen. Natalie Portman puts in her best work to date as a ballet dancer who vies with a rival played by Mila Kunis to play Odette and Odile in Swan Lake. At times the film seems to be taking a detour down Mulholland Drive, and the Grand Guignol effects border on kitsch. But Aronofsky's audacious excess and Portman's uncompromising performance triumph.

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