‘The Beguiled’ subverts male gaze through Sofia Coppola’s powerhouse direction

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“The Beguiled” is a true testament to the woman behind the camera — a film with inspired visuals and masterful performances, and which imparts a needed feminist stamp on a story (the 1971 film starring Clint Eastwood, based on Thomas Cullinan’s novel of the same name) originally known for its pulp alone.
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‘Jersey Boys’ expected to amaze at Broadway San Jose this week

Though the band name “The Four Seasons” or its star — Frankie Valli — may not immediately resonate with millennial viewers, their classic songs of heartbreak and unrequited dreams have followed us when we least expect it. Known for Valli’s wailing, raspy falsetto and Bob Gaudio’s songwriting acumen, The Four
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Private Eye

Clint Eastwood’s screen biography of iconic former FBI director J. Edgar Hoover falters in its depiction of its complex subject.

It seems like Clint Eastwood is bent on coming out with a new movie (or two) every fall. The darkened faces draped in heavy shadows seen throughout his films hint at the possibility of emotional grandeur. But as of late, with each over-hyped release an inescapable feeling of disappointment has
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