Tag: black swan

Drama, queens

NBC’s hyped ‘Smash’ wants one thing: To be the next ‘Glee.’ It succeeds ARNOLD WAYNE JONES  | Life+Style Editor jones@dallasvoice.com Smash has one goal in mind: To out-gay Glee. The much-hyped hour-long drama series (NBC is...

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On his toes

From ‘Black Swan’ to ‘Billy Elliot,’ Fort Worth’s Kurt Froman lives to dance ARNOLD WAYNE JONES  | Life+Style Editor jones@dallasvoice.com When you step into a room with Kurt Froman, you’re so struck just by this gay man’s...

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Oscar recap

The gayest film in this year’s Oscar race, The Kids Are All Right, went home empty-handed, but lesbian-themed Black Swan — with Natalie Portman as a sexually confused ballerina — took best actress and at least two openly...

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Oscars not exactly gay heaven, but we’ll take it

Many gays are still smarting from the upset victory of Crash over Brokeback Mountain at the Oscars five years ago, but somehow, the lack of a clear frontrunner among many of the gay-content pictures this time around doesn’t feel...

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Oscar noms: What’s gay about ’em

The King’s Speech led the field with 12 Oscar nominations this morning, followed by True Grit, The Social Network and Inception. There weren’t all that many surprises. But here’s what gay audiences might be...

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‘The Fighter:’ ‘Rocky 2.0’

With all the homoeroticism (and lesbian subplot) in The Wrestler two years back, I was hoping The Fighter — with an always-buff Mark Wahlberg, above left, as an aspiring welterweight — might, Rocky III-esque, idealize the male...

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Movie Monday: ‘Black Swan’ in limited release

Darren Aronofsky’s ballet movie ‘Black Swan’ luxuriates in weirdness. Based on my vast inside information about the behind-the-scenes world of professional ballet — which I have culled exclusively from watching The Turning...

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The 5 most famous lesbian scenes on film

Natalie Portman and Mila Kunis in ‘Black Swan.’ CHRISTY LEMIRE | AP Movie Critic LOS ANGELES — Natalie Portman and Mila Kunis play bitter ballet rivals in Darren Aronofsky’s trippy Black Swan. But the...

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There will be blood

Darren Aronofsky’s ballet movie ‘Black Swan’ luxuriates in weirdness. Wow ARNOLD WAYNE JONES  | Life+Style Editor jones@dallasvoice.com MIRROR, MIRROR | Nina (Natalie Portman) sees a lot of strange things looking back at her in...

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