Tagged: Christoph Waltz

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Downsizing: A Big Mess, by David Bax

Alexander Payne’s Downsizing is a comedy about the end of the world. It might not be so literal about those things as, say, This Is the End or any of the many other apocalypse comedies we’ve seen in recent years....

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“Messy” Melodrama, by Scott Nye

I can hardly imagine when melodrama hasn’t excited me, nor indeed a time when it hasn’t been casually dismissed; either as an easy shorthand for emotive performance, or as a genre entirely. As the cultural pendulum has swung more and...