Movies show the hidden truth about romance & marriage: they’re dying

Romance

Summary:  Films show us how romance is changing in America. It's a fundamental aspect of our society. This change is like plate tectonics: irresistible but indivisible unless looked for. Romance is a social construct that has changed over time. Medieval romances were often between a knight and his Lord's wife. Society changed, and the nuclear … Continue reading Movies show the hidden truth about romance & marriage: they’re dying

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Food for thought to start your week, about gender politics and other social issues

Get Smart (2008)

Here is some food for thought, in post number 4,001. It starts with a fascinating and revealing photo from Hollywood, followed by links to some of the most interesting articles I've seen recently -- concluding with a call to action! Thisis a publicity photo from the 2008 film Get Smart, showing (left to right) Steve … Continue reading Food for thought to start your week, about gender politics and other social issues

Jeff Beck reviews “Wonder Woman”, a contrary note amidst the ecstatic applause

Wonder Woman in her first film

Summary: I have never see such ecstatic reviews as those for Wonder Women.  Nor reviews with such unrestrained sexism. For a contrary note, see this by film critic Jeff Beck. It's a review without the politics. "Wonder Woman: A Small Step in the Right Direction for the DCEU" Review by Jeff Beck from the Blu … Continue reading Jeff Beck reviews “Wonder Woman”, a contrary note amidst the ecstatic applause