Tag Archives: Sofia Coppola

Coppola’s Cannes favorite ‘The Beguiled’ is impeccable

8/10 The Beguiled is a sophisticated, confidently made film about sexual power dynamics. It’s one of the best movies in theaters, and just about everyone should take the time to see it. In Civil War Virginia, Amy (Oona Laurence) stumbles … Continue reading

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‘Wonder Woman:’ the Good, the Bad and the Contextual

7/10 Wonder Woman is an uneven experience. At its worst, it’s frustrating and cliched and laugh-out-loud ridiculous, but at its best it’s majestic. In ancient times, after Ares awakened mankind’s warlike tendencies, Zeus created the amazons to appease them. The … Continue reading

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The Möbius strip: ‘Alien’ barely edges ‘Guardians,’ Cannes clashes over Netflix

New offering Alien: Covenant slightly underperformed and week-three holdover Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 had another strong showing, to the end that Covenant earned the weekend’s top spot by just a $1.5 million margin. Teenage romance adaptation Everything, Everything was the only other movie to … Continue reading

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