Beyonce's dance memes breaking the internets pretty much everywhere at the moment.
Paloma Faith panned for her role in Sorrentino's new film.
Having seen it myself, I think the film itself was a little underwhelming. Amazing on a visual level of course: Sorrentino has an eye that is unmatched. But, as my friends and I have been discussing, he should leave the screenplays and dialogues to someone else. And I personally think he should try a film with a female lead. The ongoing love of looking at male protagonists who are reflecting on getting older is, for me at least, well, getting old.
Paloma's inclusion in the film seems like a logical part of the legacy of Sorrentino's upbringing in Naples. It's a place bristling with Southern Mediterranean culture and exaggeration, and a place where pop culture has a very strong presence.
I will say I loved the music video sequence in the film. It was a perfect and inspired coming together of Paloma and Sorrentino's aesthetics. And the line about pop stars in the film... I think fanboy doth protest too much!