Though The Beguiled feels initially like something new for Coppola (and in many ways it is), the film has definite resonances, both thematically and stylistically, with the director’s prior work. One of the ideas Coppola often explores is the intersection of innocence and danger, the ways that bourgeois “play” often flirts with transgression and rebellion.
The following are the five films that I enjoyed most during the first half of 2013
March is Women's History Month, so to celebrate in a small way I thought I'd list my favorite 31 films directed by women (one for each day in the month of March). If you haven't seen these, I recommend it!