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‘Benedetta’ Review: Paul Verhoeven’s Erotic Lesbian Nun Drama Won’t Reward Your Faith

You probably won’t be shocked to hear that Paul Verhoeven’s erotic drama about the relationship between two horny nuns in a 17th century Italian convent — a sacrilegious affair that became one of modern Western civilization’s earliest documented instances of lesbianism after a parish scrivener wrote about it in his diary with curiously exacting detail […]

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First Trailer For ‘You Don’t Nomi’ Documentary Asks If Paul Verhoeven’s ‘Showgirls’ Is Actually Good

When Paul Verhoeven followed up “Basic Instinct” with the strip club drama “Showgirls,” the film became a huge flop, hated by audiences and critics alike, and even ending the career of several people. But everyone loves a comeback story, and the first trailer for the upcoming documentary “You Don’t Nomi” is here to try and […]

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Streaming Platform Mubi Partners With Prada on ‘Perfect Failures’ Film Series

Specialist streaming service Mubi has teamed up with fashion label Prada’s Fondazione Prada foundation on “Perfect Failures,” a curated selection of movies deemed to have been “widely misunderstood” upon their release.The joint project will launch on both the Mubi platform and the Fondazione Prada’s website on April 5 with U.S. director Richard Kelly’s 2006 flop […]

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Paul Verhoeven’s ‘Blessed Virgin’ shoot date announced by Sbs, Pathé Films

The film stars Belgian actress Virginie Efira.France’s Pathé Films and Sbs Productions announced today (Feb 16) that Paul Verhoeven’s highly-anticipated feature Blessed Virgin will start shooting this August.The Dutch director is re-teaming with Paris-based producer Saïd Ben Saïd and Belgian actress Virginie Efira, following their collaboration on his Isabelle-Huppert-starring revenge thriller Elle.It is the third […]

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