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defining the female gaze

In response to something I posted recently about “the female gaze,” I got an email from a male reader who appeared to believe that “the female gaze” refers to “movies women like to watch.” It doesn’t. Not even close. But his email got my thinking that perhaps I need to explain what “the female gaze” … more…

more reasons to hate ‘Sex and the City’

Sex and the City 2 is doing remarkably well at the U.K. box office, handily retaining the No. 1 spot this past weekend and overall doing about twice as well, comparatively speaking, as it is performing in North America. As Charles Gant at the Guardian’s Film blog notes: After two weekends in the US, it … more…

the oh-no! DVD of the week: ‘Sex and the City: The Movie: The Wedding Collection Ultimate Collectors Edition’

Dear God, it’s full of pink. This limited edition Sex and the City: The Wedding Collection Ultimate Collector’s Edition 4-disc gift set features the 157 minute extended version of Sex and the City: The Movie Extended? Wasn’t the original torture enough? Extended with what? More whining about how men are useless pigs even as Our … more…