Sofia Coppola

Elle Fanning on that fake 'sexy calendar' shoot with Colin Farrell

Elle Fanning swears Sofia Coppola is a regular person. She’s one of our finest filmmakers, the creator of lush and dreamy and uncompromising films like “The Virgin Suicides” and “Lost in Translation.” You’d expect the person who made them to be lofty, poetic,...

Thursday, June 22, 2017 - 4:26pm

In Sofia Coppola's 'The Beguiled,' everybody wants some Colin Farrell

‘The Beguiled’ Director: Sofia Coppola Stars: Nicole Kidman, Colin Farrell Rating: R 4 (out of 5) Globes The original “The Beguiled” sounds, as they say today, “#problematic.” For starters, it stars Clint Eastwood. Made in 1971, this Southern Gothic...

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - 5:14pm

Kirsten Dunst had fun objectifying Colin Farrell

Want to feel old?  Sofia Coppola’s first feature, “The Virgin Suicides,” was filmed almost 20 years ago. Even Kirsten Dunst is horrified by this. At the time, the actress was 16. (She’s 35 now.) Back then, she was still considered one of the most esteemed child...

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - 11:58am

Why we need more comedies about women behaving badly, like 'Rough Night'

Before you lies a list that should run longer than it does. There ought to be scores upon scores of movies that feature women getting liquored up, getting into trouble, having the time of their lives, all without any pesky men around to steal their spotlight. Instead, there are so few of them that...

Tuesday, June 13, 2017 - 12:23pm

Sofia Coppola loves 'Daddy's Home,' and other revelations from NYT's Best-of-2000s list

Acclaimed, austere filmmakers: They’re just like us! The New York Times recently unveiled its list “25 Best Films of the 21st Century So Far,” and on an off year, because how is 2017 a milestone except that it’s the year You Know Who took office? And it’s a fine list,...

Tuesday, June 13, 2017 - 11:07am

10 films we can't wait to see at the Cannes Film Festival

The Cannes Film Festival turns 70 this year, and when it kicks off today it will do what it always does: Play host to some of the biggest, most interesting films we’ll be talking about this year. Here are the 10 we can’t wait to get our eyes on, though we’re only sticking to...

Thursday, May 18, 2017 - 12:35pm