Movie Reviews & Interviews from Washington

‘The Bling Ring’ Review: Coppola’s New Film Focuses on Fame Obsessed Youth

Posted on February 28th, 2019 by admin@dcfilmgirl

Inspired by actual events that took place between October 2008 through August 2009, Sofia Coppola (Somewhere and Marie Antoinette) wrote and directed The Bling Ring, a story about fame-obsessed teenagers who robbed celebrities’ homes. Coppola’s screenplay is based off of the Vanity Fair article written by Nancy Jo Sales titled, “The Suspect Wore Louboutins.” Coppola […]

INTERVIEW: Stephen Chbosky, Author/Director of ‘The Perks of Being a Wallflower’

Posted on September 25th, 2012 by admin@dcfilmgirl

It’s a beautiful morning on the 29th of August in our nation’s capital. I arrive at the Ritz-Carlton in Georgetown at 8:15 a.m. and wait in the lobby for my interview with Stephen Chbosky, bestselling author-turned-director of the wildly popular book, “The Perks of Being a Wallflower.” A little before my interview, Chbosky walks through […]

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