Sex Bomb: Marilyn Monroe’s Continuing Contribution to the Gold Standard of Sexuality

Marilyn Monroe means many different things to different people. For some its glamor, for others its Old Hollywood, but everyone can agree that, overall, she is a symbol of sexuality before it became grotesque and overt. Her dichotomous persona of innocence and sultriness is part of her enigmatic charm. While …

Fashion Victim: The Modernization of Farce in Robert Altman’s Ready to Wear

Robert Altman has had his share of underrated and misunderstood films (A Prairie Home Companion had to be given some respect, however, considering it was his last movie). Ready to Wear a.k.a. Prêt-à-Porter is one of those distinctly Altman movies where you’re either in on the joke or you’re on …