By Rito P. Asilo
There are surprising life-and-death stakes and unlikely alliances in Alan Taylor’s “Thor: The Dark World”—that’s par for the course for a film franchise that began with an Origins story that was given a gritty narrative heft and Shakespearean context a la “Henry V” by director Kenneth Branagh.
Natalie Portman says hitting Chris Hemsworth was “one small slap for womankind.”
By Ruben V. Nepales
Natalie Portman, who stars in and produces “Jane Got a Gun,” lost her key actors in rapid-fire fashion: Michael Fassbender, Jude Law and Bradley Cooper. She also lost her original director, Lynne Ramsay, and famed cinematographer, Darius Khondji. As a result, reporters often used “troubled” to describe the production of this western. “It was definitely challenging,” Natalie admitted in a recent interview.
Hollywood star Natalie Portman is swapping New York for Paris along with her French husband Benjamin Millepied after he secured the post of dance director at the French capital’s Opera.
By Nestor U. Torre
Natalie Portman shared this short but sweet observation on TV recently: “An actor’s job is empathy.” Actors and would-be actors would do well to mull that succinct statement over, and evaluate themselves or how well they vivify it in their own work.