Black Swan

10.12.17

This Yorkshire Chef Makes Beetroot Taste Like Beef

For Tommy Banks of the Michelin-starred Black Swan, vegetables should be as exciting (or, in the case of his slow-cooked beets, as packed with beefy flavour) as meat.

2.27.17

This Chef Does Foraging Instead of Lunch Service

With a heaving kitchen garden and foraging expeditions in place of weekday lunch service, Tommy Banks structures his Michelin-starred Yorkshire restaurant around growing (and picking) the best produce himself.

10.29.15

Everyone You'll Meet at This Year's Halloween Parties

Donald Trump, Katie Hopkins and something made out of cardboard that takes too much explaining and wasn't funny anyway.

4.14.15

What Does It Mean When a Film Fades to White?

In a new supercut, Jacob T Swinney analyzes the cinematic technique through the ambiguous final frames of ‘Black Swan,’ ‘Lord of the Rings,’ and more.

2.13.15

8 Essential Filmmaking Tips from Darren Aronofsky

Celebrate the 'Black Swan' director's birthday with his words of wisdom on everything from color to improvisation.

1.27.15

'Black Swan' Was the Film That Showed Me I'm Not Alone

Striving for perfection can drive you insane, but I didn't realise just how insane I'd become until I watched Black Swan.

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1.26.15

Aronofsky Supercut Shows the Staggering Emotion in His Characters' Eyes

Gaze for too long into their depths and their depths gaze also into you.

9.3.14

These Activists Swim with Sharks So You'll Stop Killing Them

Paul Wildman and Julie Andersen have been filming themselves swimming with sharks to make people less afraid of them.

1.19.11

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