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The Beguiled - New Times SLOThe Beguiled - New Times SLO
The Beguiled. click to enlarge TROUBLE During the Civil War, a wounded Union soldier's presence at a Southern girls'. Photo Courtesy Of Focus Features; TROUBLE During the Civil War, a wounded Union soldier's presence at a Southern girls' boarding ...
 
Sofia Coppola Weighs In on The Beguiled Controversy - W MagazineSofia Coppola Weighs In on The Beguiled Controversy - W Magazine
In remaking the 1971 Don Siegel film The Beguiled, 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 ...
 
Armstrong: The Beguiled erases blackness, actual history - The Daily IowanArmstrong: The Beguiled erases blackness, actual history - The Daily Iowan
When I finally saw The Beguiled, my excitement waned after the first 15 minutes of dewy mansions and frayed petticoats. A dark fairy tale about white Southern women, with no people of color in sight? Something felt distinctly, disturbingly ...
 
Sofia Coppola Responds to The Beguiled Backlash - Vanity FairSofia Coppola Responds to The Beguiled Backlash - Vanity Fair
When Sofia Coppola's The Beguiled was released in theaters earlier this summer, the film was widely praised—but equally criticized for leaving out one character from the novel on which the Civil War-set film was based: a slave named Mattie. For all ...
 
The Not-So-Beguiled - Jacobin - Jacobin magazineThe Not-So-Beguiled - Jacobin - Jacobin magazine
Sofia Coppola, recently awarded Best Director at the Cannes Film Festival for The Beguiled, is a vapid filmmaker whose main talent lies in celebrating the ...
 
The Beguiled: how Hollywood is whitewashing the US civil war - The GuardianThe Beguiled: how Hollywood is whitewashing the US civil war - The Guardian
Sofia Coppola's The Beguiled opens up a new front. Based on a 1966 novel (as was Don Siegel's 1971 film), it puts a Yankee deserter (Colin Farrell) into Nicole Kidman's Virginia school for repressed maidens. Coppola tracks the rooster-in-the-henhouse ...
 
The Beguiled review – Sofia Coppola piles on the passion in the deep south - The GuardianThe Beguiled review – Sofia Coppola piles on the passion in the deep south - The Guardian
Sofia Coppola won the director's prize at Cannes for this hugely enjoyable melodrama that more or less allows bodices to remain unripped until an uproarious third act, when passions are declared, animals killed and acts of mutilation carried out. A ...
 
Review: 'The Beguiled,' Sofia Coppola's Civil War Cocoon - New York TimesReview: 'The Beguiled,' Sofia Coppola's Civil War Cocoon - New York Times
The Beguiled,” Sofia Coppola's new film, looks like a historical drama — it's set in Virginia during the Civil War — but it often behaves more like a fairy tale. In the first scenes, a young girl ventures out into the woods to collect mushrooms and ...
 
The Beguiled: the story behind the decadently romantic costumes in Sofia Coppola's new film - Telegraph.co.ukThe Beguiled: the story behind the decadently romantic costumes in Sofia Coppola's new film - Telegraph.co.uk
Although The Beguiled's story has already been told in both film and book format, costume designer Stacey Battat didn't watch or read either- “a lot of people might think it's negligent not to pay attention to them, but my feeling about that is that we ...
 
Film reviews round-up: The Beguiled, War for the Planet of the Apes, Cars 3, David Lynch: The Art Life, The Death Of ... - The IndependentFilm reviews round-up: The Beguiled, War for the Planet of the Apes, Cars 3, David Lynch: The Art Life, The Death Of ... - The Independent
The presence of a wounded, ruggedly good looking Union soldier in the grounds of a Virginia girls' school stirs unholy passions in Sofia Coppola's remake of The Beguiled (the 1971 Don Siegel movie starring Clint Eastwood.) This is Southern Gothic at ...