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bling ring posterThe Bling Ring is a fair film, shot gorgeously (Harris Savides RIP) and an apt and sad assessment of our material and celebrity-crazed youth culture; however, the shift from Marc (Israel Broussard) and Rebecca’s (Katie Chang) pov to focus more heavily on Nicki’s (Emma Watson) later in the film was baffling and didn’t seem to serve the story nearly as well as the first two acts.

Here’s the trailer:

Here’s the American Greed episode about the real people involved in the events depicted in this film: