Saturday, June 5, 2010

Sex and the City 2- Past Their Prime

By Rozann Carter from Word on Fire Blog:

sex-and-the-city-2 The new Sex & the City movie has hit theaters in America. However, a review for a Catholic blog, it seemed to me, would likely devolve into cliché. With a title that practically speaks for itself, it might be redundant to give the family-film-critique on the portrayed pleasure-seeking, individualist, often brazenly inappropriate plotlines. Truly, we all know deep down what is lacking and what is excessive in the lives of Carrie, Samantha, Miranda, and Charlotte…even if we have never seen an episode of the series. While I am sure that the content of the film, which has the potential to desensitize an entire generation of American young women, likely deserves a harsher critique, I would like to look more closely at the mystery of the cult following of the series and the ironic statement made by Sex & the City2’s first weekend at the theater.

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