Posts Tagged: Sofia Coppola

#SuicideGirls: Why I Teach Sylvia Plath


But let’s not forget: feminism is, at least in part, about choice, and portions of life are play, not politics. Play and relationships and creativity and whatever we want. ...more

The Rumpus Review of Mustang: Five French Girls Walk into an Anatolian Village


The Rumpus Interview with Alysia Abbott


Alysia Abbott discusses craft and love in her new memoir, Fairyland, set in the ’70s and ’80s during the AIDS crisis in San Francisco. ...more

Sofia Coppola Makes Shallowness Deep


Can a character be well rendered not in spite of her vapidity but because of it? And if so, what does that say about how the culture in which people both fictional and real are steeping?

Nick Coccoma of Critics at Large raises these questions and more in his essay about Sofia Coppola’s “unconventional high comedy, coming-of-age tale, and quasi-gangster movie” The Bling Ring.