Tag: Review

Sound-Bite Cinema: “Titanic”

We start out with lots of geeky people spending millions of dollars searching for a ship at the bottom of the ocean, a potential discovery that might be minimally interesting but will not change the world in any way. After an interminable amount of time spent watching actors […]

Manicured Manliness, Manipulative Machinations and the Misogyny of Referring to a Woman as “Girl” and Not Her Actual Name: Rick Springfield – “Jessie’s Girl”

Note: Recently, the beguiling Marietta at “The Mordant Scribe” posted a whimsical bit inspired by this song. As we chatted in the comments, I confessed that I had once done a review of the associated music video. She promptly ordered me to resuscitate the piece and share it […]