writer: Sofia Coppola

Marie Antoinette

October 20, 2006
This film has been criticized for having more style than substance. Although there is some truth to the statement, at the same time there are at least some issues of substance in the film, including Marie Antoinette's patience in waiting for her apparently-bi-sexual husband to make love to her so [...]

Virgin Suicides

April 21, 2000
On the heels of the cynical, yet Award-winning “American Beauty” comes this next attack on suburban life. Sensitive, but often amusingly macabre, “The Virgin Suicides” tells us that the family religion (here, Catholism, but I think the producers see any religious upbringing as antiquated) [...]