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Southern Discomfort Sexuality collides with gentility in Sofia Coppola’s The Beguiled

FROM THE FIRST SHOTS of mist drifting past trees dripping with Spanish moss, Sofia Coppola’s The Beguiled moves with a languid, hypnotic menace. Most gothic melodramas seem to take place in a hothouse. This film takes its character and pace from the humid Southern air that slows everything and reduces the humans trapped inside to the helpless conviction that the relief they’re waiting for will never arrive.

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THE PRINCE'S TRUST In an interview with Newsweek, Britain’s Prince Harry explains how he found a way to give his life meaning after struggling to cope with the death of his beloved mother, Princess Diana.