‘Revenge of the Nerds’ is a Rape Liturgy

I normally write for blog called Grindhouse theology, which deals almost exclusively with 'the intersection of Christian faith and horror Cinema'. On paper, Revenge of the Nerds is a comedy, which means I'm outside my comfort zone. It is a comedy, I guess, maybe in the Twilight Zone, or some other dystopian nightmare world where affluent young men… Continue reading ‘Revenge of the Nerds’ is a Rape Liturgy

Kim Basinger: Professional idiocy, circa 1987 and 1988

In 1987, Kim Basinger appeared in Blake Edwards' Blind Date with Bruce Willis. In 1988, she appeared in Richard Benjamin's My Stepmother is an Alien with Dan Aykroyd. In both films, she plays nearly the same role: a woman so devastatingly gorgeous, she decimates the brains of weak-willed men everywhere before settling for a man who obviously… Continue reading Kim Basinger: Professional idiocy, circa 1987 and 1988