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549 Ratings

Vox Lux

Directed by Brady Corbet
United States, 2018


In 1999, teenage Celeste survives a violent high-school shooting. After singing at a memorial service, she transforms into a famous pop star with the help of her songwriter sister and talent manager. By 2017, adult Celeste is mounting a comeback after a scandalous incident that derailed her career.

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Vox Lux Directed by Brady Corbet
Brady Corbet’s Vox Lux is a boldly stylised and intellectually ambitious film about pop music.
March 01, 2019
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The film is an onslaught, sometimes silly, sometimes profound, but always riveting and emotional, and dazzlingly sure of itself.
December 07, 2018
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At times, including in the bloody opener, Corbet seems to be following the lead of the art-film auteur Michael Haneke, whose explorations of mediated violence can skew sadistic. By the time “Vox Lux” ends, it’s clear that Corbet has his own ideas; he’s still finding his way but, at 30, he is already a dynamic filmmaker.
December 06, 2018
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