Natalie Portman Thought Two Of Her Movies Were ‘Disasters’ When They Came Out

Natalie Portman has reflected on some of the less popular films of her three-decade career.

The star, who won an Oscar for her role in the thriller of 2010 Black Swanand was nominated for her performances in 2004 Closer and 2016 Jackiehas experienced quite a bit of critical disdain.

In a new interview, while talking about her 2013 film Thor: The Dark World widely regarded as one of the worst movies in the MCU, she said, “I mean, I had it with” [1994 Luc Besson thriller] the professional, at. It was critically butchered, and now, despite being in Marvel and Star Wars movies, it’s the main thing people come to my mind.”

She said Variety: “That and Star Wars are two examples of things that, when they came out, I thought, ‘Oh my God, this is a disaster.’

“And then 20 years later – actually, 30 years later for… the professional – it is loved.”

While Portman didn’t make it clear which Star Wars movie she was talking about, she did star in the 1999 film The Phantom Menace, which received brutal criticism at the time. It now has a 51 percent rating on review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes.

Ewan McGregor, who also starred in it, recently admitted it was “hard” to follow the Star Wars prequels. ghost threat was panned.

Elsewhere in the interview, Portman said she was asked to “get as big as possible” for her role inThor: Love and Thunder

Portman in ‘The Phantom Menace’


Thor: Love and Thunder – due out on July 8 – is directed by Taika Waititi and is considered a direct sequel to his 2017 Marvel film Thor: Ragnarok.

Portman didn’t appear in that movie, but rather starred in 2011’s Thor and 2013 Thor: The Dark World as Thor’s love interest Dr Jane Foster.

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