So Roger Ebert finished his — let’s call it ‘scathing’ — review of Sex and the City 2 with the following question:
Reader, I must confess that while attending the sneak preview with its overwhelmingly female audience, I was gob-smacked by the delightful cleavage on display. Do women wear their lowest-cut frocks for each other?
I’m going to disregard the appalling sexism on display here for a moment and just answer with this picture:
These four women, and the crowds of women behind them, are not dressed for YOU, Roger. They are dressed for ME. And for each other and for their fans and for the idea that fashion is fun and that that is a part of the appeal of Sex and the City.
Today I am going to a screening of Sex and the City 2 as a guest of Women and Hollywood‘s Melissa Silverstein. I am, in a word, EXCITED. I don’t care if the movie is a train wreck, it will still be Sex and the City and it will certainly still be FASHIONFUL. As was last night’s premiere: