Black Swan (2010)
The shot where the camera is spinning around whilst Portman is dancing is a homage to The Red Shoes, another ballet film.
The shot of Nina's back as feathers begin to break the skin is an homage to the shot of the hairs on Brundle's back.
Numerous visual references as well as similar plot elements such as doppelgangers, paranoia and mental anguish caused by striving for success and stardom
The man that Nina sees or hallucinates in the subway appears in some of Max's hallucinations in Pi
The prologue, in which Von Rothbart first appears as a handsome man and then reveals himself as ugly after he has transformed Odette into a swan, is adapted from this production.
Roeper says he's also anticipating this movie
Movie referenced in this episode.
Paul and Jenna's costume idea is inspired by Natalie Portman in the film
A.O. Scott critiques Black Swan
Jay mentions that Natalie Portman was in the film
Mila Kunis is introduced as being in the film
Conan O'Brien mentions this movie in a joke at the beginning of the show
Ross says he wore his special makeup for Natalie Portman, and is then shown made up like Portman on the film's poster
Conan O'Brien introduces actress Natalie Portman and mentions this movie
A guy dressed up as actor Tom Arnold in a skit mentions this movie
mentioned by Schmidt several times
Ross shows a picture portraying Aaron Rodgers if he wore "Black Swan" makeup instead of eyeblack
Discussed by Wayne and Garth in their Oscar preview
Conan jokes that Andy wore a sports jersey when going to see the film
Mark Wahlberg says that at one point, the film's director Darren Aronofsky was attached to direct "The Fighter"
Mentioned by Tosh
Referenced in Russell Brand's opening monologue
Pierce refers to Shirley as "Black Swan."
Mikey Day tries to give away tickets to the film as part of a dare
FIlm is mentioned in Episode
a clip from the Oscars shows Natalie Portman being announced as Best Actress for the film
One of five films commented on by Stiller & Meara.
Referenced in Miley Cyrus's opening monologue
Hank says that Jack bought something he didn't understand, like when Hank bought tickets to the film
Roger's thumb verdict is shown during the "Now on DVD" segment
a poster for "Madea's Big Happy Family" is shown that spoofs the film's poster
referenced in a clue in "Celebrity Facts" category
Silver and Christopher talk about the movie, Black Swan
"When does Natalie Portman turn into the swan?"
Peter, Mary-Jane, Gwen and Flash return from the cinema discussing the film.
mentioned by E
DVD mentioned in past releases
Isis mentions the movie when getting dressed for panel
Grampa, dressed in a black tutu, asks, "When are we doin' the black swan?"
Mentioned in dialogue
Mentioned in dialogue.
Referenced by name
mentioned among movies seen this year
The narrator mentions the movie by name.
Emily mentions the movie by name.
mentioned by Dean
Sarah talks about Natalie Portman as a ballerina.
"Black Swan" soundtrack heard during Calculon's "Romeo & Juliet" death scene.
Cassandra says that her students should be dancing "at Black Swan levels of psychosis by now."
A poster is seen at Anne's work
Jenkins: "Did [Darren Criss] direct Black Swan?"
The title is a play on words plus RuPaul says, "once you go black swan, you never go back!"
Justin mentions this movie after throwing up while having sex with Lucy.
mentioned by Isabelle
The girl alludes to it.
in an NBC Sports commercial, Jason Sudeikis associates Swansea City A.F.C. with Natalie Portman because the team's symbol is a black swan
Closet scene, and boys sexually teasing Carrie.
The scene of Katniss dancing with a dress that apparently turns into wings and feathers (along with the backlighting and her view from the back of the stage) is visually very similar to the scene when Nina turns into the Black Swan.
"I can't wait for Black Swan 2."
Chase shouts "Be the Black Swan, baby!" to encourage Melody
Brett reviews the trailer in the Anticipatron
Clips shown in a segment.
Reviewed, clips shown
Movie reviewed in this episode.
Clips shown when this movie is reviewed and in interviews with director Darren Aronofsky and actress Natalie Portman.
Nominee clips shown.
Clip shown during interview with Natalie Portman.
clips are shown during Kartina's commentary on the film
Clip shown during 'Oscar' segment.
Fragments are shown.
a clip is shown of Natalie Portman, Christy's preference to win the Oscar for Best Actress
A Jaywalking participant is substituted for Natalie Portman as the black swan in the final ballet scene
Clip shown during 'Oscar' segment.
Scene edited into opening sequence, numerous clips shown during award nominations
Clip in MTV Movie Awards segment
Clip were showned
Clips of mistakes shown
Clips shown when it is revealed that this movie came in at No. 1 in a viewers' poll on the top 10 movies of 2011.
Clip shown in montage of Mila Kunis films
A fragment is shown.
Spoofed in the "Black Swan" segment
Best Picture parody
Spoofs the film Black Swan and its characters
A fantasy sequence parodies the movie.
Spoofed in the "Black & Blue Swan" Itchy & Scratchy cartoon
uses score from film/play; also the Liz/Wassername segments spoof the plot
A parody of Black Swan and its characters are shown in the film
One of the main parodies.