Kara Swisher

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Viral Video: "The Black Swan"

BoomTown is very much intrigued by the clear freakiness of the ballet thriller–yes, you read that right–apparent in this trailer for “The Black Swan.”

Opening in December, the buzz around the movie–starring Natalie Portman as an increasingly unbalanced dancer with a rival doppelgänger and what appear to be feathers sprouting out of her back–has been growing both online and off at big film festivals, such as in Toronto this past week .

Here is the first trailer:

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The problem with the Billionaire Savior phase of the newspaper collapse has always been that billionaires don’t tend to like the kind of authority-questioning journalism that upsets the status quo.

— Ryan Chittum, writing in the Columbia Journalism Review about the promise of Pierre Omidyar’s new media venture with Glenn Greenwald