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  • 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...
  • Revisiting Ginevra King, the Lake Forest woman who inspired 'Gatsby'

    Revisiting Ginevra King, the Lake Forest woman who inspired 'Gatsby'
    Remarkable how two words, scribbled nearly a century ago about a 16-year-old Lake Forest debutante, can evoke a whole country, its hypocrisies and promises, its aspirations and crushing realities. Last week, the University of South Carolina posted...
  • 'The Bling Ring' comes full circle for Alexis Neiers

     'The Bling Ring' comes full circle for Alexis Neiers
    "Can you give mommy a cue? Are you hungry?" 21-year-old Alexis Neiers cooed to her crying newborn in the middle of a faux-upscale Calabasas restaurant last week. "When she puts her hands in her mouth, she's hungry. Right now, she's just tired. Maybe a...
  • What 'The Bling Ring' taught Paris Hilton about her own life

    What 'The Bling Ring' taught Paris Hilton about her own life
    Before Paris Hilton agreed to let Sofia Coppola film scenes for “The Bling Ring” in her mansion, she didn’t know much about how a group of San Fernando Valley youths managed to break into her home four years ago. Though she was...
  • Gavin Rossdale: What the Bling Ring did is 'pretty disgusting'

    Gavin Rossdale: What the Bling Ring did is 'pretty disgusting'
    In “The Bling Ring," a group of starry-eyed teens define their worth by the number of designer duds in their closet. The young protagonists of Sofia Coppola’s based-on-a-true-story film don’t actually own any of these coveted items, of...
  • What does 'Bling Ring' say about our consumerist, TMZ world?

     What does 'Bling Ring' say about our consumerist, TMZ world?
    After watching Sofia Coppola's searing portrait of excessive vapidity and consumerism in the Los Angeles-set film "The Bling Ring," it's almost impossible to exit the theater without feeling a profound sense of emptiness. This story of five impulsive kids...