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The New Clip For 'THE KILLING OF A SACRED DEER' Starring Colin Farrell and Nicole Kidman

Check out this new clip that ThePlaylist has released for Greek director Yorgos Lanthimos new film, THE KILLING OF A SACRED DEER, which can be seen down below! 187 more words


Call it the Kidmanaissance: The never-ending career resurgence of Nicole Kidman is dominating Cannes

Nicole Kidman, who turns 50 this summer, is appearing in four separate projects at the Cannes Film Festival this year. Two are in competition for the Palme d’Or: in Yorgos Lanthimos’s The Killing of a Sacred Deer, she co-stars with Colin Farrell as parents beset by a mysterious evil force; and in The Beguiled, from Sofia Coppola, she plays a teacher at an all-girls school in the Civil War South who must decide what to do when an injured Yankee soldier (Farrell again) shows up on the doorstep. 844 more words


Euripides? Eumenides!

Part II

The problems of the Meyerowitz clan are small fry compared to what Steven, a successful cardiologist played by Colin Farrell, is up against in… 455 more words

The Beguiled: A Sly Ode to the Sensuality of Deceit

Sofia Coppola’s The Beguiled, playing at Cannes in competition, may be a remake of a 1971 Don Siegel revenge thriller starring Clint Eastwood, but it’s really its own hypnotic yet hardy species of flora, a daylily crossed with a twisted root vegetable. 1,114 more words

Cannes Film Review: 'The Beguiled'

Don Siegel’s 1971 Civil War drama “The Beguiled,” starring Clint Eastwood as a wounded Union soldier hiding out at a girls’ boarding school in rural Mississippi, is a quintessential film of the early ’70s — and by that, I don’t mean it’s any sort of masterpiece. 1,093 more words


Enough Already With the Feel-Bad Movies That Are Supposedly Good for You

When you come to a film festival, you hear the word “filmmaking” a lot. You can easily spend two hours watching a pointless, unpleasant, unpoetic, unprofound and not particularly energizing film, and when you express your dismay to a colleague, he or she may say something along the lines of, “Oh, but the filmmaking!” 621 more words