Topic: The Devil Wears Prada

11 Classic Movies That Are In Desperate Need Of Sequels

11 Classic Movies That Are In Desperate Need Of Sequels

Hollywood LOVES a sequel. And a remake. And an adaptation. And basically anything that will make a lot of money. Sometimes it’s just a direct-to-video follow-up, sometimes it’s a critically acclaimed improvement on the first film. It’s become pretty hard to find a movie that doesn’t have a sequel at least in the works, so it’s surprising to discover a classic that hasn’t been followed up on. More »

Why Can’t Anne Hathaway Always Be This Funny?

Why Can't Anne Hathaway Always Be This Funny?

I still remember going to a press junket a few years ago and hearing the other reporters talk about how Anne Hathaway was bitchy while promoting her latest movie. I was crestfallen — this was Mia Thermopolis from The Princess Diaries, Andy from The Devil Wears Prada! Though she was six years older than me, I’d basically grown up with her as her career took off. More »

Crushable Books: Excerpts from Nicole Wallace’s ‘Eighteen Acres’ or ‘The Devil Wears Prada’?

Crushable Books: Excerpts from Nicole Wallace's 'Eighteen Acres' or 'The Devil Wears Prada'?

Former White House Communications director Nicole Wallace, who previously worked for the Bush/Cheney campaign in ’04, has written a book. Even though Eighteen Acres:A Novel is a work of fiction (it says novel, see?), from the pieces we’ve read* Nicole’s protagonist Melanie is much like Nicole herself: she works at the White House, is a woman in a workplace full of men, and has an “insider view” to the politics of the 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. She also really, really likes to talk about her accessories. We’ve picked several passages of the book, and compared them to portions of Lauren Weisberger‘s The Devil Wears Prada, a comparable parable about working for an Anna Wintour stand-in at a large magazine. Try to guess which is which!
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