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Beyond Bruno: Hollywood v The Fashion Industry
David Bax , July 10th, 2009 12:31

As Sacha Baron Cohen's Bruno hits cinemas, our Man in LA, Battleship Pretension's David Bax, talks about Hollywood's numerous flirtations with the fashion industry and what these films say about Tinseltown


Desperately Seeking Susan

When Roberta (Rosanna Arquette) puts on the jacket that once belonged to Susan (Madonna), she gets to live life as another person. Which is fortunate, because her life is pretty boring and terrible. Well, in the mind of cynical, self-important Hollywood types, their movies are Madonna’s jacket and you’re Roberta. They’re practically doing a public service when they charge you $12 to escape your horrible little lives for 120 minutes. Show some respect!