Tagged: Alicia Vikander

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Blue Bayou: Won’t Ever Drown, by David Bax

Justin Chon made his name as a director with 2017’s deceptively lean, semi-autobiographical Gook, a film that set itself apart from the indie pack with indelible images in searing black and white. Chon’s new film, Blue Bayou, in which he...

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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...