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There Are No Small Parts or Actors in Tom of Finland Biopic

Even ardent fans of Tom of Finland might wonder whether his life story could possibly rival the allure of his famously bulging gay erotica. It most surely does. The film begins...

Dark Comedy Awaits at Every Turn in Ingrid Goes West

Aubrey Plaza plays friendless, social media obsessed Ingrid, who is left unmoored after her mother’s death and heads to California, where she quickly sets about stalking her...

Novel Idea for an Affair: The Only Living Boy in New York

Thomas (Callum Turner) lives a privileged, literature-saturated New York City existence. His father (Pierce Brosnan) is a publisher; his mother (Cynthia Nixon) is a book lover;...

Sofia Coppola Tackles Sex and the Civil War in The Beguiled

When a handsome, wounded Union Soldier — played by Colin Farrell — wanders into a finishing school full of rich and faithful daughters of the Confederacy, there’s bound to...