We're breaking down all the Oscar contenders for you, so that you can decide whether you want to see them -- or at the very least, hold your own at cocktail parties.Next up: 'Black Swan,' the highly sensual and sometimes grisly psychological thriller.

Nominated For: Best Picture, Best Actress (Natalie Portman), Best Director (Darren Aronofsky), Best Cinematography, Best Film Editing
Black Swan
Based on 42 critics

A ballerina's grip on reality begins to slip as her drive to succeed threatens to consume her. Read More

categories Features, Oscars, Awards