Black Swan

Photo credit: Niko TaverniseDirector - Darren AronofskyWriters - Mark Heyman, Andres Heinz & John McLaughlinChoreographer - Benjamin MillepiedMost mainstream dance films are part of the romantic dramedy genre, but "Black Swan" is anything but typic...

No Irish Need Apply

“actors [of a certain race] weren’t just cast because they were great for the role, but also because the director had something to say”

Al Miner on His Self as Subject and Object

"My work is confessional...My self portraits beg for viewers to examine them, and in turn me, as closely as I do myself."

Virginia Woolf aside

A thought from Virginia Woolf about the limitations of an individual to speak un-biased about questions of sex.

The “Stripper” Who Won an Oscar by Judith Lynne Hanna, PhD

Judith Hanna considers why the press has focused on screen-writer Diablo Cody's prior profession, and how being a stripper may have positively influenced her current work.