Adapted from the novel by Thomas Cullinan, The Beguiled
is a sexually charged tale set in 1864, three years into the Civil War, at a Southern girls' boarding school.
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largely delivers on the intoxicating promise of the title, casting a heady spell as the females of the species unite in adversity.
largely delivers on the promise of the title, casting a heady spell as the females of the species unite in adversity.
, starring Colin Farrell, Nicole Kidman, Kirsten Dunst, and Elle Fanning, centers on a Union soldier who finds himself in an all-girls school sympathetic to the Confederacy.
On the work front, the actress will next be seen in The Beguiled
which will be released on June 30.
3 : to attract or interest by or as if by charm <The scenery beguiled
Appearing at the National Press Club prior to the president's speech, Karzai beguiled
the cynical international press corps with his charm, intelligence, and "animal magnetism.
The book draws on Massingill's own experiences to illustrate the ways in which well-meaning people can be beguiled
by false spiritual guidance.
Krishna, a lovably scapegrace incarnation of the Hindu god Vishnu, has beguiled
audiences for centuries with the heedless charms of an old-fashioned boy.
Small children are beguiled
by these little molluscs that ooze around with their home on their backs, and have their eyes on stalks.
A Milky Way object that erupted in the constellation Scorpius has beguiled
astronomers with its fireworks since late July.