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Mark Heyman, Andres Heinz, John J. McLaughlin, "Black Swan"
Pro: A unique successful pairing of two original ideas and scripts, "Swan" is a masterful thriller that keeps audiences guessing exactly what is going on right up until the end.
Con: Similar to its Searchlight sister title "127 Hours," some may think the film's success is more about Darren Aronofsky's direction. If the movie is fully embraced by the Academy, it's hard to see it not making the cut.