When Luca Guadagnino’s remake of Suspiria opens November 8, people will be talking a lot about the film’s many mysterious elements. One of them has already been put to bed, though, thanks to an article by The New York Times.
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In Luca Guadagnino’s remake of Suspiria, one of the first things we see on screen is that the film is “six acts and an epilogue set in divided Berlin.” It’s an odd piece of information, but somehow perfectly sets the stage for what’s to come. You know there’s a specific structure. That knowledge helps you anticipate when things are about to happen. And yet, seeing it unfold is still shocking, mysterious, and engaging.
Video: We're eagerly awaiting Okja, the next film from visionary director Bong Joon Ho (Snowpiercer). While the plot -- a girl named Mija fights to keep a giant company from taking her monster friend -- sounds fairly straightforward, this bizarre faux ad for the Mirando Corporation shows it's anything but.
Ben Whishaw is in the running for the next Doctor! No wait, Tilda Swinton is in the running for the next Doctor! Actors X, Y and Z are in the running for the next -- no. Stop. Stop with this nonsense. No one is in the running to replace Peter Capaldi on Doctor Who... yet. And no one will be for a long, long time.
The boarding school is a staple of young adult literature, mainly because adventures are much easier to find when parents are nowhere to be found. Plus, all the emotion of being away from home and having to negotiate a while new environment is baked into the set-up. And you can have your protagonists together 24/7. Well, Tilda Swinton isn't having it.