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The directors purposefully keep us off balance, leaving us to wonder what’s the truth and what’s a lie, and at times break the fourth wall as the characters talk directly to the screen to convince us of their side.
Two of my biggest fears were already being engaged: a broken fourth wall and a bunch of straight guys depending on me for their survival.
The singer breaks down the fourth wall between him and the listener, and offers a brief glimpse of the smart-aleck Murphy of old.
Ham-handed appropriation delegitimizes more thoughtful invocations of folklore and history in the same way an actor with a bad accent can break the fourth wall on a whole production.
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