The Beguiled

Gotham Awards Analysis: ‘Get Out’ is a Serious Awards Season Contender, ‘Wonder Wheel’ is Shut Out, and More

The Gotham nominations offer early award-season momentum for the strongest Indie Spirit and Oscar contenders, but left out high-profile films from …

Award Shows

The top 10 movies on the iTunes Store

iTunes Movies U.S. charts for week ending October 15, 2017:<p>iTunes Movies US Charts:<p>1. Baby Driver<p>2. War for the Planet of the Apes 3. The House (2017)<p>4.Wonder Woman (2017)<p>5. The Emoji Movie<p>6. Colossal<p>7. Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales<p>8. Spider-Man: Homecoming<p>9. The Big Sick<p>10. …

Business

Write What You Know? Identity Politics and Fiction

<b>1.</b> <br>No novel has entranced me this year like the French author <b>Mathias Énard’s</b> <i>Compass</i>, short-listed for the 2017 Booker Prize. Énard, a writer with …

Books

2018 Oscars: First to Nominate Multiple Women for Best Director?

Only four women have ever been nominated as Best Director.

First They Killed My Father

From Moonlight to Rosehaven: the best of film and TV streaming in Australia in October

Adam Sandler’s dysfunctional family, Sofia Coppola’s Civil War drama and Seijun Suzuki’s back catalogue are all coming to streaming services this month<p>Netflix<p><b>Film: The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected) (US, 2017) by Noah Baumbach – out 13 October</b><p>Having debuted at Cannes Film Festival to great …

Film (UK)

How Political Correctness Could Impact the 2018 Oscar Race, from ‘Victoria & Abdul’ to ‘Downsizing’

A younger and more diverse Academy membership may have greater issue with cultural sensitivity than some of its veteran representatives.<p>Whisper …

Award Shows

Exclusive: Watch The Stars Of The Beguiled Talk About The Importance Of Female Friendship On Set

If you missed Sofia Coppola's <i>The Beguiled</i> the first time around, don't fret: The movie is now available on DVD and Blu-ray, as of this week. To go …

Movies

‘Flatliners’ is All Too Accurate: Why Remakes Are Some of the Riskiest Movies to Make

"Flatliners" has terrible reviews, and poor box-office prospects, but that's too often the case when studios think they're playing it safe.<p>This …

Movies

Reese Witherspoon is the patron saint of middle-aged actresses

Show business has always been hell for women over 40. That was true when Bette Davis bemoaned “the big 4-0” in “All About Eve” nearly 67 years ago, …

Hollywood

Movie Review: The Beguiled

In 1971, Don Siegel (the original INVASION OF THE BODY SNATCHERS; DIRTY HARRY; ESCAPE FROM ALCATRAZ) directed an adaptation of Thomas P. Cullinan’s …

Movies

This Is the Year Horror Movies Will Put a Fright Into the Oscars Favorites

It's not a secret: 2017 is a horror show.<p>And as we head into the prestige movie season this fall, and its attendant awards circuit, it is the genre which traffics in our prevalent existential dread that is all the chatter in Hollywood. Last Wednesday, Darren Aronofsky screened his new film, <i>mother!</i>, …

Movies

This new Colin Farrell movie is seriously messed up

The first day of the Toronto Film Festival featured Colin Farrell re-teaming with “The Lobster” director Yorgos Lanthimos for a deeply f–ked-up fairy …

Entertainment

Oscars 2018: Best Actor and Actress contenders so far

The start of the Toronto International Film Festival yesterday marks the nearing of the end of this year's major movie galas - which means critics …

The Oscars

Film review: The Beguiled – Sofia Coppola’s American civil war remake lacks bite of Siegel/Eastwood original

<b>2.5/5 stars</b><p>Although it has lashings of antebellum atmosphere, writer-director Sofia Coppola’s remake of the 1971 Don Siegel/Clint Eastwood American …

Movies

These are all the movies you should’ve already seen this year

The best romantic comedy in years, <i>The Big Sick</i> will hopefully revitalise a genre that more often gets it wrong than right. Based on the real-life …

Movies