Vox Lux (15)
Dir: Brady Corbet
Cast: Natalie Portman, Willem Dafoe (voice), Jude Law
US, 2018, 115 mins
A haunting fictional biography of a singer who, having shot to fame as a victim of a school shooting, has grown up to become a scandal-ridden pop sensation and is heading for a public nervous breakdown. Played with fiery intensity by Natalie Portman, with original songs by Sia and a menacing score by the late Scott Walker;, this is an epic pop journey which establishes Brady Corbet as a director of vision.