The Beguiled

The Beguiled Blu-ray, Digital Dates Announced

Sofia Coppola’s sumptuous adaptation of The Beguiled coming to Digital, On Demand, Blu-ray and DVDFilmmaker Sofia Coppola is a visualist and …

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These Are the 10 Funniest Movies of 2017

Including Fifty Shades Darker, because LOL.<p>If you desperately need a reason to laugh, hello, and welcome to the funniest movies of 2017. Now, please keep in mind that many of these movies are not technically "comedies." In fact, some of them are dramas. But all of the below have one thing in …

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Paris Hilton on Her Hair, Fragrance, and Career Secrets

23 perfumes...and counting.<p>With 23 bottles of perfume in her name (and a 24th already on the way), Paris Hilton never seems to run out of scent ideas. Her latest launch, the sparkly pink Rosé Rush, is as frothy as its glitter-meets-rose-gold packaging suggests. Perfumer Richard Herpin, who created …

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The Best Movies of 2017 (So Far)

<i>This list has been updated to include July releases.</i><p>This year has already seen one attempt at crowning a best film go awry, but we won’t be deterred: …

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At the Movies: Six Films to See in August

<b>The Big Sick</b><br>Struggling Chicago comedian Kumail falls in love with Emily. That’s fine, except that she’s white, and his devout Pakistani Muslim family …

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At the Movies: Five Films to See in August

<b>The Big Sick</b><br>Struggling Chicago comedian Kumail falls in love with Emily. That’s fine, except that she’s white, and his devout Pakistani Muslim family …

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‘The Beguiled’ With Nicole Kidman: How Does Colin Farrell 2017 Stack Up Against Clint Eastwood 1971 [Opinion]

<i>The Beguiled</i> with Nicole Kidman and Colin Farrell is at least in some ways a remake of 1971 Clint Eastwood film by the same title. The new <i>Beguiled</i> is …

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Movie Review – The Beguiled (2017)

<b>The Beguiled</b>, 2017.<p>Directed by Sofia Coppola.<br>Starring Nicole Kidman, Kirsten Dunst, Colin Farrell, Elle Fanning, Oona Laurence, Angourie Rice, …

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Confederate, a Civil War dystopia from the Game of Thrones creators, is already controversial

Their new HBO series will imagine a world in which the South successfully seceded. People are ... skeptical.<p>The <i>Game of Thrones</i> showrunners are no strangers to controversy, but with the recent announcement of their next project, <i>Confederate</i>, they may now be actively courting it.<p>Per HBO’s July 19 …

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Six of the best films to see at the cinema this weekend

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Movie Review: "The Beguiled" (2017)

Image Source<p><b>Movie</b>: "The Beguiled"<p><b>Director</b>: Sofia Coppola <b><br>Year</b>: 2017 <b><br>Rating</b>: R <b><br>Running Time</b>: 1 hour, 33 minutes <i><br>In Civil War-era Virginia, a group of</i> …

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What Vogue Recommends This Weekend: 21/07/2017

It seems like summer sacrilege to admit, but I occasionally and secretly quite enjoy a not-so-sunny weekend. Yes, of course long hot days soaking up …

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The Best Movies Playing in Seattle This Weekend: July 20-23, 2017

The Stranger's film critics' picks for July 20-23, 2017. by Stranger Things To Do StaffThis weekend at the movies, you can revisit the badass classic</i> …

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'I'd go bananas on booze and drugs' Hollywood hellraiser Colin Farrell on how fatherhood tamed him

The 41-year-old's rockstar antics in his younger years almost pushed him to the edge – but now he swears by yoga and spending time with his two …

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Movie Trailers: Why the best bit about going to the cinema has been ruined

<b>OPINION:</b> When did film trailers become things to flee or blot out? They used to be the best bit about a trip to the cinema – a perfect compilation …

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‘The Beguiled’ Premiere

Sofia Coppola, Kirsten Dunst, and Oona Laurence<p>Spaulding/WWD/REX/Shutterstock<p>Imogen Poots and Alia Shawkat<p>Spaulding/WWD/REX/Shutterstock<p>Zosia …

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There's A Historical Drama About Gender And Race, And It's Not "The Beguiled"

Lady Macbeth shows how the costume drama can expand beyond whiteness.<p>After she's married, Katherine (Florence Pugh) starts each day being woken up and cinched into a corset and cage crinoline. Then she's helped into a dress — her signature frock is cobalt blue and pinned with a brooch at the neck. …

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Sofia Coppola responds to The Beguiled race controversy

‘It has been disheartening to hear my artistic choices, grounded in historical facts, being characterised as insensitive when my intention was the opposite’<p>Sofia Coppola has responded to criticism surrounding her latest film <i>The Beguiled</i>. Coppola’s adaptation of Thomas Cullinan’s 1966 novel, …

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Why The Rise Of Black Women Critics Is So Important

Let’s change the conversation<p><i>Wonder Woman</i>. <i>Pitch Perfect 2</i>. <i>The Beguiled</i>. What do all these films have in common? They all feature predominantly female casts. They were all directed by women. And they all recently came under fire for being examples of white feminism, wherein white women are …

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Hollywood’s Wonder Woman

I’m spending the summer in Vienna and therefore had to wait until June 15 to see <i>Wonder Woman</i>. That evening, I stood in a tiny English theater on the …

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Sofia Coppola has addressed backlash about "The Beguiled" and its lack of diversity

Following some controversy surrounding her latest movie, Sofia Coppola has written an essay defending <i>The Beguiled</i> and her decision to cut an African …

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Sofia Coppola Weighs In on The Beguiled Controversy

In remaking the 1971 Don Siegel film <i>The Beguiled</i>, Sofia Coppola set out to reclaim the traditionally macho story so that it was for "[her] people," aka women and gay men, instead. (Exhibit A: Her careful casting of a dashing Colin Farrell as the welcome object of complete obsession for the women at …

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Sofia Coppola: My cultural life

As her new film hits cinemas, the award-winning director opens up about film, style and the best piece of advice that she's ever been given<p>If anyone …

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The Beguiled review – woozy does it

Sofia Coppola’s dreamy, ‘woman’s eye’ adaptation of a US civil war story brings the battleground indoors<p>Thomas Cullinan’s 1966 novel <i>The Beguiled</i> (AKA <i>A Painted Devil</i>), about a wounded Union soldier taken into a southern girls’ academy during the US civil war, was first brought to the screen by …

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Unstitched: Sofia Coppola's The Beguiled

<i>Note: There are spoilers in this review.</i><br>In Don Siegel's 1971 Southern Gothic melodrama, <b>The Beguiled</b>, which is set in rural Mississippi in 1863, the …

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‘Lady Macbeth’ Murders New Specialty Openers with Modest Box Office

Recent indie box office hits mean more competition for newcomers like hardboiled period drama "Lady Macbeth."<p>Well-reviewed erotic period thriller …

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Sofia Coppola’s ‘The Beguiled’: Why Some Critics Brought Out the Knives

Three male critics use highly charged language when criticizing "The Beguiled." Here's why they may be suffering from unconscious bias.<p>For the most …

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The Beguiled: the story behind the decadently romantic costumes in Sofia Coppola’s new film

Fashion and film have long been kindred spirits, but there seems to be no more perfect marriage of the two genres than the current predilection for saccharine frills- as seen on the catwalk at Erdem, Valentino, Gucci and many more- and the costumes in <i>The Beguiled</i>, the latest work by Sofia Coppola …

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Sofia Coppola has a race problem - and there's no excuse for it

Sofia Coppola’s latest film The Beguiled is out today in the UK and has enjoyed widespread acclaim for the way in which it applies the female gaze to an American Civil War story; in May, Coppola became only the second female to be awarded Best Director at the Cannes Film Festival for the film. But …

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Yawn with the Wind - Los Angeles Review of Books

TRAILERS FOR <i>The Beguiled</i> promised something new from writer-director Sofia Coppola: edited down to two minutes, her sixth feature appeared taut, …

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