Materialist Love

You won’t find this on a greeting card: At this time, so far as I know, I was particularly anguished by the disappearance of a woman whom I shall not name, in order not to go against her wishes. This anguish had essentially to do with the impossibility for me of determining the social reasons […]

The Wedding Crashers: PoMoCo

Warning: Minor spoilers ahead. The Wedding Crashers is not a romantic comedy, it is a postmodern comedy. Vaughn along with Owen Wlison play a couple of divorce mediators: Jeremy Grey and John Beckwith respectively. The central premise is that two jokers infiltrate weddings to score with ‘romantically inflected’ women: “Get out your net and get […]

Do You Believe In Love?

I caught bits of The Wedding Singer tonight on the television. Plot described on as: “Robbie, the singer and Julia, the waitress are both engaged to be married but to the wrong people. Fortune intervenes to help them discover each other.” I was struck by the scene where Julia (Drew Barrymore) is speaking to […]