Independent Cinema - The Bling Ring Review

Independent Cinema writes: The Bling Ring could quite easily exist in a time capsule to represent the past decade, alongside Harmony Korine’s Spring Breakers. The attack on obsession over celebrity culture is meticulously put at the forefront of Sofia Coppola’s latest directorial effort. The problems that surface from The Bling Ring can be attributed directly with the positioning of the message, because it plays out more like a piece of propaganda than anything else. When it works, it works really well, but Coppola doesn’t exercise restraint, which unfortunately results in an unearned 90-minute runtime and a film that is hard to watch without wanting to hit fast-forward.

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