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 The Bling Ring reaction: Cannes 2013
Sofia Coppola has made a career out of lensing lost souls blighted by ennui and emptiness, and her fifth film, The Bling Ring, spies the same subject from a different angle…

The Bling Ring reaction: Cannes 2013

Sofia Coppola has made a career out of lensing lost souls blighted by ennui and emptiness, and her fifth film, The Bling Ring, spies the same subject from a different angle…

50 Best Indie Films
Lost In Translation (2003)
The Film: Jaded movie star Bob Harris (Bill Murray),  stuck in Tokyo, strikes up an unlikely friendship with equally bored  hipster Charlotte (Scarlett Johansson)  Indie Cred:  Sofia Coppola’s swooning not-quite romance  that defied occasional lapses in taste to become a modern love story.   Also: brownie points for getting Kevin Shields off his arse to do the  music.  If It Had Been A Blockbuster:  We’d have heard Bob’s final words to Charlotte, and they’d be banal greeting card platitudes.

50 Best Indie Films

Lost In Translation (2003)

The Film: Jaded movie star Bob Harris (Bill Murray), stuck in Tokyo, strikes up an unlikely friendship with equally bored hipster Charlotte (Scarlett Johansson)
 
Indie Cred:  Sofia Coppola’s swooning not-quite romance that defied occasional lapses in taste to become a modern love story.  Also: brownie points for getting Kevin Shields off his arse to do the music.
 
If It Had Been A Blockbuster:  We’d have heard Bob’s final words to Charlotte, and they’d be banal greeting card platitudes.