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Gloria Bell | Sebastian Lelio

April 8, 2019

Sometimes the determination between an actor’s successful and unsuccessful work comes down to context, like the ensemble of actors surrounding them, and sometimes it’s about the writing. But some movie stars simply ‘are,’ and one responds to their presence. We tend to value physical manifestations of effort, like weight gain and loss, or difficult layers of makeup or prosthetics, wherein the obvious discomfort connotes importance, a ‘look what I did for this part’ gesture. All of which is to say that Julianne…

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