The Beguiled

10 best films of summer 2017 (so far)

‘Baby Driver’ For those of us suffering from franchise fatigue, this has been a great summer. New Cinematic Universes (“King Arthur,” “The Mummy”) died on the vine (at least in America). Old ones (“Pirates,” “Cars,” even “...

Thursday, August 3, 2017 - 2:00pm

Top films so far in 2017: 'A Quiet Passion,' 'Colossal' and more

We’re halfway through 2017, a year of surprises, to say the least. At least the movie news hasn’t been as grim as the real news. It’s even been inspiring. The first and third highest grossing movies of the year are about women (“Beauty and the Beast,” “Wonder...

Monday, July 3, 2017 - 9:32am

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