Feeling weird about how ANGRY so many critics seem about the latest SATC? The backlash to the backlash has begun. See: Bust and New York Magazine. (Emily Nussbaum says the reviews to date amount to: “shut up, you stupid cunts”).
Also, check out this very ’90s-feministy review of the Sex and the City 2 reviews mentioned in Nussbaum’s NY Mag piece.
The Guardian writer does a very nice takedown, comparing the way critics have called the SATC women the following: “old, ugly inside and out, bitches, lewd sluts, whores, venal, selfish, haggard, vulgar, self-pitying, neurotic ‘girls’,” while calling Hot Tub Time Machine “a ‘lively comedy . . . an amusing homage to the genre . . . funny, sexy . . . among its pleasures is . . .’ yeah, great, thanks, whatever.”
I still don’t want to see the movie, but here’s to reviewing the reviewers, ’90s Woman style!