In The Bling Ring, Sofia Coppola uses her signature visual flourishes coupled with banging soundtrack to explore the trappings of youth ennui, suburbia and celebrity culture, a.k.a. the toxic trifecta that seems to have fueled the actual Bling Ring (a group of wealthy West Valley teenagers) to pillage celebrity homes for pricey handbags and designer [...]
Posted: June 14th, 2013 under huh?-larious.
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2002′s Better Luck Tomorrow made a bit of a splash when it was released over a decade ago. The story surrounds a group of seemingly straight-laced Asian-American high school students who descend into a world of cheating, drug-dealing and murder. In Hollywood terms, the roles were markedly “against type”; in plain terms, it meant movie-goers finally [...]
I recently guested on the 10 Reasons Why podcast, weighing in on ten reasons why people seem to “hate” Anne Hathaway. In the past few months, self-proclaimed Hathahaters have taken to the web (where else?) to express their disdain for the Oscar winner’s allegedly cloying personality and what has been interpreted as contrived humility. Also, [...]
Posted: March 26th, 2013 under video.
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They laughed, they cried, they got really uncomfortable about Ted’s jokes. Last night’s Oscars ceremony was, perhaps, one of the more memorable ones in recent years and Seth MacFarlane surely one of the most polarizing hosts to take the stage. Here’s the thing about being the Oscars host: it’s not a job you can ever [...]
Posted: February 25th, 2013 under Uncategorized.
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I don’t normally get nervous before interviewing celebrities – after all, they become all-too-human when you are inches away from their faces, every pore, wrinkle and powder particle in plain sight. But total confession: I was a little intimidated to interview Jeremy Irons for his latest role as Macon Ravenwood in Beautiful Creatures. Because, well… [...]
Beautiful Creatures | Viola Davis | The Reelz Show | Movie Trailer | Review
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