The Beguiled

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The 50 top films of 2017 in the US: the full list
A heartrending coming-of-age love story tops our assessment of the best films on US screens over the past year, pipping a kid’s-eye view of Florida, political intrigue, dystopian futures and nightmarish presents

05, Dec, 2017 @12:00 PM

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The 50 top films of 2017 in the UK: the full list
A heartrending love story tops our list of the year’s best films, which also features a kids’-eye view of Florida, political horror, erotic thrills, sci-fi noir, ghosts, grief and communism

05, Dec, 2017 @9:00 AM

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DVD reviews: The Beguiled; The Big Sick; Spider-Man: Homecoming and more
Sofia Coppola’s fresh take on a civil war story is beautiful but deadly, a culture-clash comedy plays it too safe, and it’s a reboot too far for one hero

Guy Lodge

19, Nov, 2017 @7:59 AM

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War for the Planet of the Apes shows its simian strength at UK box office
Despicable Me and Cars franchises battled it out for second place, while indie darling The Beguiled shows big ambition at cinemas

Charles Gant

18, Jul, 2017 @11:46 AM

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The Beguiled review – woozy does it
Sofia Coppola’s dreamy, ‘woman’s eye’ adaptation of a US civil war story brings the battleground indoors

Mark Kermode, Observer film critic

16, Jul, 2017 @8:00 AM

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War for the Planet of the Apes and The Beguiled: this week’s best films in the UK
Alpha-chimp Caesar earns his epic finale, while Colin Farrell stars in a feminist-slanted US civil war drama

Steve Rose

14, Jul, 2017 @9:00 AM

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The Beguiled review – Sofia Coppola piles on the passion in the deep south | Peter Bradshaw's film of the week
Colin Farrell and Nicole Kidman star in this tremendously watchable tale of a civil war deserter in the US who takes refuge in a girls’ school

Peter Bradshaw

13, Jul, 2017 @2:30 PM

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Christopher Nolan's 70mm screenings: format folly or cinema's Dunkirk spirit?
The director is planning to show his new project in the rare format loved by Tarantino. It’s a move that continues his role as film conservationist du jour

Jordan Hoffman

11, Jul, 2017 @9:00 AM

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The Beguiled: how Hollywood is whitewashing the US civil war
Sofia Coppola’s remake deletes the story’s only African-American character – but it’s not the only film to sideline black historical experience

Steve Rose

10, Jul, 2017 @8:59 AM

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Elle Fanning: ‘It’s a job, but it’s also about dressing up and pretending’
The actor goes back to her southern roots for the gothic chiller The Beguiled. She talks about growing pains, stage mothers and the joy of playing the bad girl

Xan Brooks

06, Jul, 2017 @3:30 PM

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Sofia Coppola: ‘I never felt I had to fit into the majority view’
Born into film ‘royalty’, Sofia Coppola defied sceptics with a string of distinctive films, most recently The Beguiled, for which she won best director prize at Cannes. Here, she talks fathers, fashion and the female gaze

Guy Lodge

02, Jul, 2017 @8:00 AM

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Summer 2017's best movies: from Scarlett Johansson's hen night to Morrissey's teen years
Pop’s great miserablist gets a biopic, Scarlett Johansson has stripper trouble, Charlize Theron explodes into ultraviolence, and Union deserter Colin Farrell shakes up a girls school during the US civil war

Andrew Pulver, Gwilym Mumford and Peter Bradshaw

15, Jun, 2017 @5:00 AM

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