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In 1930s Korea, a thief goes to work as an heiress’s handmaiden, and so begins an “elegantly depraved” erotic comedy thriller that was one of 2016’s best films, said The Boston Globe. Adapting a slippery, steamy Sarah Waters novel, Park Chan-wook directs, and the result is “an astonishment.”
The Light Between Oceans
“Ladies and gentlemen, let your hankies unfurl,” said The Washington Post. In this handsome melodrama, Michael Fassbender and Alicia Vikander take in a baby who washes up on their lighthouse island. Rachel Weisz is excellent, but the two co-stars get trapped in a manufactured conundrum.
Fox and His Friends
In this remastered German New Wave classic, director Rainer Werner Fassbinder stars as a lottery winner who falls in love and gets taken for a ride. It’s “a memorable example of Fassbinder’s sui generis style,” said Flavorwire.com, fusing melodrama and neorealism “with extraordinary grace.”