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Review: Sofia Coppola's 'Bling Ring' a pretty, empty Hollywood tale
For a brief and blinding moment in 2009, the Bling Ring crime spree ruled the social networks, TV news cycles and front pages of newspapers around the globe, including this one. At the time, I was bothered by the way the stories about a gang of affluent teen fashionistas stealing from trend-setting local celebrities underscored our out-of-control obsession with fame.
By Betsy Sharkey, Los Angeles Times Film Critic
June 13, 2013