Natalie Portman Best Actress in Black Swan
Pregnant Natalie Portman hopes to continue her winning streak tonight at the Oscars 2011.
Natalie Portman has had a great year. Her latest movie, Black Swan, has earned her many wins in the awards circuits, and she has been nominated for Best Actress at the 83rd Academy Awards, as well! Natalie stars as a dedicated ballerina who is given a challenging role. In real life, Portman was a ballerina until the age of 12, when she became an actress. Does Natalie Portman deserve to win Best Actress? Many feel she does. She underwent a lot of strenuous training in preparing her body for the role, and lost a good deal of weight. In order to fully embody her character, Natalie truly pushed herself in ways that few actors have.
Furthermore, Natalie Portman’s performance is truly convincing as her character, Nina, spirals into the dark depths of madness. Natalie has used Facebook as a forum to discuss her feelings about her Academy Award nomination of Best Actress, writing, “I am so honoured and grateful to the Academy for this recognition. It is a wonderful culmination of the 10 year journey with Darren to make this film.”
The Best Actress nominee Natalie Portman continues, “Making ‘Black Swan’ is already the most meaningful experience of my career, and the passion shown for the film has completed the process of communication between artists and audience. I am so thankfull for the support we have received and I share this honor with the entire cast and crew of the film, especially Darren Aronofsky.”
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