Darren Aronofsky’s voyeuristic psycho-thriller has frenetic authenticity. Natalie Portman is dazzling as Nina, a ballet dancer determined to prove to her manipulative choreographer Leroy (Vincent Cassel) that she deserves the Swan Queen role in Swan Lake. Leroy coerces Nina into expanding mental and physical boundaries set by her mother (Barbara Hershey). Portman gives the film a foundation of disciplined substance that Aronofsky attacks with brushstrokes of subliminal menace.
A Peek at Life Is Beautiful 2017
Get to know the Life Is Beautiful acts. Learn about Downtown's new kaleidoscopic murals. Find tips on how to navigate schedule conflicts. And see what's on the mouthwatering menu. Here is Vegas Seven's guide to tasting, seeing and hearing all the festival has to offer, from the first afternoon set to the final headliner.
Best of the City 2017
Our eighth annual celebration of all things Las Vegas, from the best casino comebacks to irresistible pot products