Tagged with The Beguiled

In 2017’s Movies, Poisonous Mushrooms Were an Unlikely Symbol of Female Liberation

In 2017’s Movies, Poisonous Mushrooms Were an Unlikely Symbol of Female Liberation


Well, I did it: I got an article up on Vulture. Maybe it’ll be the only one I do, though I really fucking hope not. If so, hey, I have that byline, and that’s another checkmark on my list of goals for 2017 (and just in the nick of time, which is generally how I … Continue reading

Andy’s Best Things, 2017 Edition

Andy’s Best Things, 2017 Edition


As usual, as I do each year (each year, at least, since first creating this blog), and as you expect me to do, I have compiled my top ten list for 2017. Also as usual, that list includes five honorable mentions. Not at all as usual, I’ve generously expanded this annual enterprise to include two of … Continue reading

Review: The Beguiled, 2017, dir. Sofia Coppola

Review: The Beguiled, 2017, dir. Sofia Coppola


It’s possible that I’m being too combative about all of the cultural inquiry made into Sofia Coppola’s new film, The Beguiled, in my review (written, as ever, for Paste Magazine). I’m not entirely sure. What I am sure of is that the structure of the conversation surrounding the film is symptomatic of the major ills afflicting … Continue reading