Topic: Black Swan

Video: Mother’s Day Supercut

Video: Mother's Day Supercut

We’re a day late on this, but it’s too good not to post. Part tribute, part quote archive, it’s a collection of the sweetest, looniest, most soulless mothers in film and TV. I’ve probably seen two-thirds of the works mentioned here, but I can pick out Mean Girls, Mommie Dearest, Requiem for a Dream, Mamma Mia!, Stepmom, Back to the Future, Black Swan, Jerry Maguire, Knocked Up, Carrie, Freaky Friday, The Kids Are All Right, Grey Gardens, and that classic love letter to moms everywhere, Psycho. More »

15 of the Best Pop-Culture Peep Shows

15 of the Best Pop-Culture Peep Shows

No, not THAT type of peep show! I’m talking about Peep Show V, the fifth annual Washington Post Peeps Diorama Contest. In an astonishing display of creativity, this contest features the most intricate dioramas imaginable, made– you guessed it– with Marshmallow Peeps. The winner, chosen last week from a batch of 35 finalists, featured a depiction of the dramatic rescue of 33 mine workers in Copiapo, Chile, last October, but we here at Crushable HQ can only imagine how difficult it must have been to pick one winner. To our great pop-culture-loving joy, there were a terrific selection of pop-culture themed dioramas in the final 35; so just in time for Easter, here are our 15 favorites! More »

The ‘Black Swan’ Dance Double Controversy By the Numbers

The 'Black Swan' Dance Double Controversy By the Numbers

What’s more interesting than the grueling details of an actor’s process of getting into character? Discovering that that Oscar-winning performance may not have been as difficult as previously thought. Once Sarah Lane, Natalie Portman‘s dance double for Black Swan, brought to light the fact that she wasn’t properly credited for her extensive work in the film, defenders and opponents rose up on both sides to argue her claims. As Dlisted points out, it’s become something of a numbers game. More »

Crush Links: Charlie Sheen Says We Must Bombard Denise Richards with Warlock Napalm

Crush Links: Charlie Sheen Says We Must Bombard Denise Richards with Warlock Napalm

After reports came out that claimed that Charlie Sheen is an animal abuser, Charlie tweets that ex-wife, Denise Richards, is a “loser whore,” among other insults. (Pop Eater)

Beyonce‘s father is no longer her manager. Awkward. (Dlisted)

Natalie Portman‘s dance double for Black Swan, Sarah Lane, allegedly earned about $2,000 per week, plus a little overtime, for over six weeks. (Speakeasy) More »