Sofia Coppola to Direct Live-Action Version of The Little Mermaid

As we can't let a day go by without finding out that some important cultural relic has been reworked, rewritten or just plain ruined, Universal Pictures announced that they'll be releasing a live-action version of your best friend's favorite story from childhood (you really preferred The Jungle Book) The Little Mermaid » 3/18/14 3:20pm 3/18/14 3:20pm

Did 'The Bling Ring' Just Get its Artistic Swagger Stolen by 'This is…

This month saw the release of two Hollywood-centric films purporting to be set in the real world. One of them is an artistic tour de force about a group of friends who squabble, steal, and raid celebrity mansions in a haze of drugs. The other was directed by Sofia Coppola. (Interestingly enough, both films… » 6/25/13 5:27pm 6/25/13 5:27pm

How Sofia Coppola Whitewashed The Bling Ring

I've had a mild obsession with the "Bling Ring," a merry band of teenaged robbers, ever since I read Nancy Jo Sales's incredible profile about them back in 2010. (If you haven't seen the video of head Ringer, Alexis Neiers, scream-crying into the phone as she leaves Sales a hysterical voicemail, you should probably… » 6/20/13 4:30pm 6/20/13 4:30pm

Genius Jumpsuits at the Women in Film Crystal + Lucy Awards

Last night at Women In Film's 2013 Crystal + Lucy Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California, actresses celebrated the 40th anniversary of Women In Film. Forty-nine year old Laura Linney received the Crystal Award for excellence in film and said: "There certainly is a wider diversity of roles… » 6/13/13 6:30pm 6/13/13 6:30pm

Emma Watson Parties and Plunders in Your First Look at The Bling Ring

Earlier today, a friend (who asked to be identified as an "underemployed redhead") and I were discussing how we were both a little embarrassed to admit how excited we are about Sofia Coppola's The Bling Ring, which, starring Emma Watson, depicts the true life events of a group of wealthy L.A. teenagers who, between… » 3/08/13 2:00pm 3/08/13 2:00pm