Unabomber (was Re: Waterworld)

Bryan A. Alexander bnalexan at umich.edu
Wed Aug 9 21:17:58 MDT 1995

Ha! Nice one -
	Some interesting things about the film.  Its sexism is actually
misogyny - the film celebrates violence against women in devious ways.
It has no understanding of economies - both "societies" are described by
dress codes and little else.  Hollywood refusing the social, the
historical again.

Bryan Alexander
Department of English
University of Michigan

On Wed, 9 Aug 1995 daviesj at wabash.edu wrote:

> On Wed, 9 Aug 1995, Bryan A. Alexander wrote:
> > Interesting thing about WATERWORLD: as THE NEW YORKER points out, its
> > message is one of wise use and conservation of resources.  How this moral
> > gets garbled by being the most expensive movie ever made is another story-
> >
> A friend reports a joke (attribution currently unavailable, apologies to
> the jokester):  the reason Waterworld was so expensive was that they used
> Evian.
> Sorry, very little to do with marxism, at least at first blush.
> Matt Davies
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