16 picks from the big fall fest
By Geoff Berkshire, Metromix
An Oscar-bound Natalie Portman dazzles in Darren Aronofsky's portrait of a New York ballerina whose commitment to giving the performance of her life drives her insane. This beautiful, bold, haunting thriller demands Best Picture consideration, but will it be too dark for the Academy?
Opens Dec. 1 in limited release.
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