Elle Fanning

The Beguiled (2017)

This review sort of contains spoilers. For years, I have kept a certain distance from Sofia Coppola and her movies due to them being extremely boring for my taste. They take forever to build up, they have very many empty-scenes (a term that I will explain later), and the payoff is usually unsatisfying. The reason […]

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# 71 – Golden Lion for Somewhere

Sofia Coppola’s melancholy reflection on celebrity, “Somewhere,” is the winner of the 67th Venice Film Festival’ s Golden Lion, a major feat in what is considered an especially strong selection this year on the Lido. “This is a film that enchanted us from our first screening; yet, from that first enchanting screening it grew, and […]

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