Oh No! Sofia Coppola Dropped Out of the Live Action Little Mermaid

Sofia Coppola, maker of quiet and existential movies about humans who don’t quite feel like they belong, was ready to make a quiet and existential movie about a mermaid who didn’t quite feel like she belonged. But now she’s not. Deadline reports “the all-encompassing ‘creative differences’ is being cited.” » 6/02/15 9:30am 6/02/15 9:30am

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