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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 26 out of 40
  2. Negative: 0 out of 40
  1. Reviewed by: Owen Gleiberman
    Jun 12, 2013
    For a while, the girls' personalities seem almost interchangeable, but that's part of the texture. Katie Chang gives the leader a ripe synthetic glow, and Emma Watson does a remarkable job of demonstrating that glassy-eyed insensitivity need not be stupid.
  2. Reviewed by: Ben Kenigsberg
    Jun 12, 2013
    The movie captures a moment when the lines separating anonymity, fame, and notoriety are finer than ever. And as Watson’s social climber prattles on to reporters about what a great “learning lesson” her criminal experience has been, it’s easy to see another star in the making.
  3. Reviewed by: Robbie Collin
    May 16, 2013
    Coppola’s uproarious and bitingly timely film feels every inch a necessary artwork.
  4. Reviewed by: Peter Rainer
    Jun 14, 2013
    This is a movie that cries out for more than the too-cool-for-school Coppola’s trademark hipster anomie. She may be too much a part of the celebrity-mongering world she portrays to do justice to its injustices.
  5. Reviewed by: Claudia Puig
    Jun 13, 2013
    The Bling Ring is the cinematic equivalent of the vapid, superficial kids it features — all visual panache and minimal substance.
  6. Reviewed by: Todd McCarthy
    May 16, 2013
    Coppola’s attitude toward her subject seems equivocal, uncertain; there is perhaps a smidgen of social commentary, but she seems far too at home in the world she depicts to offer a rewarding critique of it.
  7. Reviewed by: Joe Neumaier
    Jun 13, 2013
    Narratively static and morally banal. That may be par for the course, however, when half the movie is spent watching shallow kids try on other people’s clothes.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 32 out of 49
  2. Negative: 11 out of 49
  1. Jul 11, 2013
    The Bling Ring is first rate, enjoyable and absorbing movie that is thought provoking, clever and fascinating, with good performances and great plot that should be given a shot. It is beautifully crafted and unique in style, with riveting direction (Sofia Coppola's Lost in Translation), and a charming photography. By far, it is is one of the best movies 2013. Expand
  2. Oct 26, 2014
    exelente filme com exelentes atores como Emma e Taissa que tiveram muito destaque no filme porem teve um furo como a camera de gravação nao pegou a personagem de taissa farmiga? Expand
  3. Jun 25, 2013
    The movie presents us with a group of teens during a span of one year and takes us on a ride in an attempt to capture a piece of the celebrity lifestyle that eventually results in an escapade of burglaries in which they steal from the very celebrities they admire. It is definitely more about the social commentary then detailed story telling of the actual events. This movie presented in a pseudo-documentary montage style that moves from scene to scene, and keeps the characters at a distance, therefore making it difficult to really know any of them. With exception of Marc, and maybe Nicki, played very well by Emma Watson, the rest of characters are shallow. We only know about the characters based on what they say and do on screen. It does not explain much or inject sympathy or condemnation of the teens, but merely shows the events and the results of their actions, very minimalistic film making. Expand
  4. Jun 23, 2013
    An enjoyable movie albeit horrifying. It's ironic that the actresses in the film such as Emma Watson may lead lives equally as narcissistic as the characters they play. I love how Coppola's examines the useless, creepiness of Facebook. The movie challenges the public to reexamine values and hopefully make changes. Expand
  5. Sep 6, 2013
    It is most certainly entertaining watching wannabe celebrities crash and burn. The characters are misunderstood and unexamined, but the surface of this story was interesting enough as it was. It also manages to be quite amusing at times. Expand
  6. Dec 3, 2013
    It seems that director Sofia Coppola was trying to recreate the magic of Lost in Translation. The attempts are obvious in the quiet, ambient scenes. But she fails to accomplish this. And the result is a mostly boring movie that, with the exception of the last 15 minutes, doesn't really help you to understand these characters. Expand
  7. Nov 1, 2013
    Muy trillada Bostezaba esperando el final con ansias .
    Es necesaria la sobre exposición de Emma Watson por el simple hecho de ser EMMA
    Ni siquiera se desarrolla la historia de otros personajes principales.
    La dirección de Sofia Coppola es bastante pobre, nada para acotar. No merece ser vista en el cine

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