Vox Lux

Coming to Cinemas 21 February 2019

Celeste (Natalie Portman) is a pop star on the rise, whose career takes off against the backdrop of a national tragedy. Spanning 18 years, this music drama traces important cultural moments through her eyes. Jude Law and Jennifer Ehle co-star, while Sia and the legendary Scott Walker collaborate on the score. In competition at Venice Film Festival 2018.

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Drama, Music, Festival & Independent

110mins

Rating: R13 Violence, offensive language, drug use & sexual material

USA

Hollywood Reporter

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Corbet's high-caliber melodrama combines food for thought with sense-blitzing spectacle.

Telegraph (UK)

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All-pervasive millennial unease – the sense the world no longer works as it used to, or should – is Vox Lux’s plangent root-position chord, and the film offers no easy cure...

Variety (USA)

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Vox Lux paints a sharp, shellacked portrait of a ghost in the celebrity machine.

IndieWire (USA)

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Vox Lux is a powerful, haunting film in part because Portman is a powerful, haunting presence — you can’t turn away from her, even if you occasionally want to.

Guardian (UK)

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It’s part satire, part social comment, all fragmented and downright inconclusive.

BBC

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Vox Lux comes to share Celeste's vapidity rather than reflect it, but it says a lot about Corbet's possibilities that even in the film's most frustrating moments, his daring and imagination shine through.

Vox

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Portman's performance as a strung-out pop star is appropriately hard-bitten and manic.