May 11, 2012

“THE DECLINE OF DECADENCE”: I wish I had seen Damsels in Distress before its closing night here in DC, so I could tell you all to go see it! It was terrific–funnier and more wide-ranging in its satire than Metropolitan, I thought. In When Sisterhood Was in Flower, Florence King’s obvious love for the ’70s feminism she satirized made the satire itself sharper and brighter. WSWIF:70’s feminism::Damsels:”Beauty will save the world.”


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