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  • Review: Sofia Coppola's 'Bling Ring' a pretty, empty Hollywood tale

    For a brief and blinding moment in 2009, the Bling Ring crime spree ruled the social networks, TV news cycles and front pages of newspapers around the globe, including this one. At the time, I was bothered by the way the stories about a gang of affluent...
  • Sofia Coppola's 'The Bling Ring' shines in limited release

    Sofia Coppola's 'The Bling Ring' shines in limited release
    “The Bling Ring” made out like a bandit at the box office this weekend. Sofia Coppola’s take on a real-life group of San Fernando Valley youths who burglarized celebrity homes in 2009 debuted in limited release and grossed $210,001,...
  • Dressing the kids in 'The Bling Ring'

    Dressing the kids in 'The Bling Ring'
    There's a lot to leave you breathless in "The Bling Ring." Celebrity culture. Self-empowerment prayer circles. Amoral behavior. But the designer name-dropping throughout the movie may top the list. For that we can thank the label-crazed kids at the...
  • Poster and trailer with Shailene Woodley in 'The Spectacular Now'

    Poster and trailer with Shailene Woodley in 'The Spectacular Now'
    Hot off the success of "The Bling Ring" and "Spring Breakers," the new distribution company A24 will again take a run at the crossover of smart youth and art house pictures with the August release of "The Spectacular Now," starring Shailene Woodley and...
  • 'Bling Ring' a bright, breezy film with a message ★★★

    'Bling Ring' a bright, breezy film with a message ★★★
    "I think Los Angeles is so the center of American culture right now," writer-director Sofia Coppola says in the production notes for her swift, clever bauble "The Bling Ring," because "of all these reality TV shows." That's an interesting statement,...
  • Box office: 'Monsters University' to spook 'World War Z'

    Box office: 'Monsters University' to spook 'World War Z'
    A collection of cute furry creatures will smother the undead this weekend, as "Monsters University" is expected to top zombie tale "World War Z" and several holdovers at the box office, including "Man of Steel." The new Pixar film, a follow-up to 2001'...
  • Reel Critics: As zombie films go, an A for 'Z'

    Reel Critics: As zombie films go, an A for 'Z'
    Director Marc Forster has done the impossible. He's made an exciting and thoughtful zombie movie for grown-ups. "World War Z" is not the creepfest of the undead you might expect. It really plays out as a medical thriller in the mold of "The Andromeda...
  • A24 to release Aussie director David Michod's 'The Rover'

    Move over, Mad Max. New York-based indie production company-distributor A24 announced Thursday that it has landed U.S. theatrical distribution rights for “The Rover,” a post-apocalyptic thriller set in the Australian desert starring Guy...
  • In 'Blue Jasmine,' a message about fashion consumption

    In 'Blue Jasmine,' a message about fashion consumption
    Hermes, Chanel, Missoni, Louis Vuitton. The number of recognizable designer clothes and accessories in Woody Allen's new film "Blue Jasmine" is astounding. And appropriate, considering the story is about a Ruth Madoff-type, fallen socialite named...
  • Emma Watson talks about acting 'paralysis' after 'Harry Potter'

    You may have noticed that "Harry Potter" star Emma Watson has taken un-Hermione Granger-like roles as of late.  That's after the 23-year-old stopped acting altogether for a bit and briefly enrolled at Brown University in 2009, then dropped out before...
  • 'Night Moves' marks Kelly Reichardt's take on action-thriller

     'Night Moves' marks Kelly Reichardt's take on action-thriller
    Kelly Reichardt calls it "a thriller with a small t." Her newest film, "Night Moves," has its North American premiere Sunday at the Toronto International Film Festival following its world premiere a little over a week ago at the Venice Film Festival....