Skip to comments.Rachel Bilson speaks out against Sofia Coppola's The Bling Ring
Posted on 07/05/2013 8:37:29 AM PDT by Perdogg
The former OC star claims the director is glorifying the actions of the Los Angeles gang that stole from her and other celebrities
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Having seen the film, it doesn’t glorify them at all. It’s a pretty acidic condemnation of Millenial pop/materialist culture.
Bingo. My teenage daughter came away from the film talking about the utter emptiness and shallowness of celebrity culture.
Specifically the celebrities those kids were targeting. Paris Hilton, Reality TV stars. It’s not like they breaking into Kevin Kline’s home.
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The only pic I associate with “Bling Ring” is Emma Watson’s tongue...
Everytime I see pics like this I ask myself....why are they walking out of their shoes? I would have blisters all day long.
and yet she strolls blissfully along, looking radiant, fresh, fashionable, etc....
im gonna go with that...
The big question the film tackles is:
Who is more stupid?
Those who post their obnoxious wealth and trinkets on social media, yet do not have even basic security in place?
Or those who repeatedly rob them of that wealth and expect to continually get away with it?
Either way. It’s great grist for scathing social and cultural satire!
“why are they walking out of their shoes? “
What shoes? There are shoes?
I’m hoping this film opens in the Czech Republic, as I’d like to see it. Sofia Coppola is a good director, and I’ve heard good things about this film.
The target audience wouldn’t notice if she was wearing fluffy bunny house slippers.
I once observed, apropos a picture of Jennifer Lopez in her underwear, that her shoes were two sizes too small. I got dozens of responses of, “What shoes?”
She’s also the polar opposite of the sort of people depicted in the film. Cultured and low key. She treats the teens in the film like specimens under a petri dish.
Yieks. You will be reprimanded by the movie police for sure. Sofia Coppola is a big Obama supporter. I was treated very poorly for having the audacity to see White House Down. It may be a long weekend for you....lol
I had no idea what her politics. It’s not relevant for this discussion.
I had no idea what her politics. Its not relevant for this discussion.
So typical. King of the mighty subject matter.
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