Vox Lux ★★★★½

This is so great.

The towers fall and we raise a shiny new building to fill its place. Our faith in humanity falls and we raise a shiny new pop star to give us hope.

But the pop star's damaged and we're damaged and terrorism is never going away.

This movie is brutal and thoughtful and even beyond its themes and motifs, it's a compelling character study lead by a woman giving what might be the best performance of her career.

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