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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

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One of the main ways the fashion industry is like Hollywood is that each thinks it’s better than the other. When androgynous models march along a runway to nowhere in unwearable clothes, the whole scene thinks it’s experience high art. And when Robert Altman makes a smug, dismissive film about that same scene, he thinks he’s being profound.


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