The Devil Wears Prada MAG

By Milana B., Gainesville, FL

     Based on the 2003 bestseller, The DevilWears Prada outruns the many mediocre films showcased this summer.

An aspiring young journalist in New York City finds a job as thesecond assistant to the editor-in-chief of the fashion magazine Runway.Plunged into the fashion subculture she never understood, or respected,Andrea Sachs (Anne Hathaway) is determined to come out on top and notallow her boss, Miranda Priestly (Meryl Streep), to get the best of her.

With the help of co-workers Nigel (Stanley Tucci), Emily (EmilyBlunt), and well-known writer Christian Thompson (Simon Baker), Andyremakes her image and begins to excel. Though the job comes with manyperks (parties, celebrities and free designer duds), the haute-couturelifestyle has its downside, and as Andrea spirals into the culture ofPrada and Gucci, her friends and boyfriend (Adrian Grenier) are confusedand appalled by the quick, graceful change in down-to-earth Andy.

Though the storyline is cliché, the actors bring it life andhonesty, portraying various points of view on the coveted fashionculture. You won't leave the theater disillusioned about thelifestyle. Rather, you'll get a glimpse into a culture that“everyone wants” and the many sacrifices necessary toachieve it. David Frankel does a magnificent job in casting anddirecting “The Devil Wears Prada,” one of the few good filmsthis summer.

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i love this so much!

on Jun. 17 2011 at 11:47 am
Shminkanator5000 SILVER, Rochester, New York
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Favorite Quote:
"the only thing we have to fear is fear itself"

Meryl Streep was phenomenal in this movie. Nice review! Loved the movie.

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on Jul. 2 2010 at 12:03 pm
AlexisB SILVER, Milner, Georgia
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Favorite Quote:
A synonym is a word you use when you can\\\'t spell the other one.

My absolute favorite movie! The cast really brought it to life.

on May. 17 2010 at 5:36 pm
RipponLeaEnergise BRONZE, Clayton, Other
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Favorite Quote:
"how wonderful it is that nobody has to wait a single moment before starting to improve the world"

Anne Frank

meryl streep was really witty, and at one point i just wanted to backhand her across the face.

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