MANOLO: THE BOY WHO MADE SHOES FOR LIZARDS — Review by Martha K. Baker

Manolo balances shoe business with show business. Manolo Blahnik’s name is synonymous with shoes — wild, nose-bleed, calf-lenthening, knee-knocking shoes of amazing construction. Shoes that demand attention and admiration. Shoes whose cost is out of the reach of most women but will forever be connected to Sex and the City if not to anything real. Continue reading…

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AWFJ Women On Film – The Week In Women – January 1, 2010 – MaryAnn Johanson

Feminist insists she isn’t one; the meaning of Brittany Murphy; why Sex and the City is a poor icon for women…

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Brandy McDonnell Comments On Summer of 2008′s Women’s Films

Hopefully, this summer’s numbers teach a lesson to studio executives, as a movies that feature supposedly unmarketable commodities–crowd-pleasing casts of women with an average age around 45–hit blockbuster status. But if women want a superhero of their own, they may have to wait But for women looking for their own superhero, they may have to wait until 2009, when the film version of the female-centric comic book “The Witchblade” is due. Read more>>

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Women in Film in USA Today – Susan Wloszczyna

One of our main goals in writing these pieces was to refocus at least some of the attention this summer on other box office achievements besides the bazillions The Dark Knight is collecting. And on how the success of both “Sex and the City” and “Mamma Mia!” are considerable achievements given that much of their grosses were contributed by female moviegoers, proving we aren’t just a niche group.

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