Arts & Entertainment

MVFF Film Review: ‘The Handmaiden’

  Boasting more tangled plots and bodies than an octopus has tentacles, South Korean auteur Park Chan-wook’s “The Handmaiden” is a bodice-ripper about a pickpocket who poses as a maid to swindle a sequestered heiress. His first Korean-language fiction feature since 2009’s “Thirst,” it’s sybaritic, cruel and luridly mesmerizing. Freely transposing Welsh novelist Sarah Waters’(…)

New Series “Feral” Looks At Gay Love In The Bible Belt

  What if the action of HBO’s “Looking” was dropped right in the middle of Memphis, Tennessee? That’s the question creator Morgan Jon Fox sets out to answer with “Feral,” a new original television series following a wayward band of gay twenty-somethings as they stumble through life and love. Fox describes his characters as “kids(…)