Image Source “Mrs. Grey will see you now,” the tagline for the teaser for Fifty Shades Freed, the final chapter in the Fifty Shades of Grey franchise, reads. From a laments point of view, such a tagline suggests that this last film will threaten to bring the story of Anastasia Steele (Dakota Johnson) to a […]
So what exactly does Showgirls have to say about American culture’s hypocrisy and distortion? And what can be defended about its blatant misogyny? It comes down to realizing that Verhoeven approached his satire with the intent of playing as the campy exposé he proposes he was trying to make. When the film is accepted as being such, the misogyny itself throughout becomes more apparent.