Una Mullally

Society, life and culture on the edge

The Bling Ring trailer

The trailer for Sofia Coppola’s ‘based on true events’ turn is here.

Wed, Apr 24, 2013, 15:47


I’ve been so excited about this Sofia Coppola movie, based on the bunch of kids who broke into celebrity homes since I heard she was writing it. The story is captivating: a group of LA youngsters trying to simultaneous be and take from the stars by busting into their gaffs and grabbing what they could.

YouTube Preview Image

Privacy: destroyed by social media, celebrity: built through the media, wealth: accumulated through whatever means necessary, consumerism: driven by unattainable goals set by celebrities and their media coverage – it’s an intoxicating mix.

Coppola’s last picture, ‘Somewhere’ was a stagnant, constipated look at the loneliness and pointlessness of celebrity, but this looks like a nuclear version of that, amplified by the brashness of brazen crime.

What a killer line at the end of the trailer as well: “what did Lindsay say?” Even in a police station, she still wants the goss, the access, the closeness, the exclusive.

Sign In

Forgot Password?

Sign Up

The name that will appear beside your comments.

Have an account? Sign In

Forgot Password?

Please enter your email address so we can send you a link to reset your password.

Sign In or Sign Up

Thank you

You should receive instructions for resetting your password. When you have reset your password, you can Sign In.

Hello, .

Please choose a screen name. This name will appear beside any comments you post. Your screen name should follow the standards set out in our community standards.

Thank you for registering. Please check your email for the activation code.

We reserve the right to remove any content at any time from this Community, including without limitation if it violates the Community Standards. We ask that you report content that you in good faith believe violates the above rules by clicking the Flag link next to the offending comment or by filling out this form. New comments are only accepted for 10 days from the date of publication.