Vox Lux: why Natalie Portman turned into a pop star for dark tale of celebrity and mass shootings

//Vox Lux: why Natalie Portman turned into a pop star for dark tale of celebrity and mass shootings

Vox Lux: why Natalie Portman turned into a pop star for dark tale of celebrity and mass shootings

Anybody who saw Brady Corbet’s directing debut The Childhood of a Leader will know he’s an actor-turned-filmmaker with a singular voice. While that was an operatic study of 20th century totalitarianism, his follow-up Vox Lux is a contemporary tale set at the crossroads of tragedy and fame.A thematic continuation, “this movie dips into a different kind of brashness and vulgarity,” he says, “simply because we’re living in fairly brash and vulgar times.”Beginning in 1999, young pupil Celeste ( The…

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