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What Are You Watching?: The director of In The Realm Of The Senses tries to sell you a car

What Are You Watching? is a weekly space for The A.V Club’s film critics and readers to share their thoughts, observations, and opinions on movies new and old. The best movies I’ve seen recently are Elle, Paul Verhoeven’s gonzo comeback, and The Handmaiden, the latest by Park Chan-wook, very freely adapted from Sarah Waters’ novel Fingersmith—two black comedies about façades, mores, and kink that take circuitous routes to feminist conclusions, tackling sexual violence through deception and violent sex.
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