Armond White Movie Review of Pedro Almovodar’s film “Women On The Verge Of A Nervous Breakdown” (QUOTE from the Armond White book “The Resistance: Ten Years Of Pop Culture That Shook The World”)

 

21) Armond White Movie Review of Pedro Almovodar’s Women On The Verge Of A Nervous Breakdown  -1988-

 

 

 

 

Pedro Almovodar’s approach is camp, particularly evocative of such prefeminist films of The Women (1939)

 

 

 and Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953) .  But Pedro Almovodar’s camp liberates.  He’s clever about the surfaces of dress, makeup, and decor that please and the emotions, the struggles behind them…”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

To read more of Armond White’s take on Pedro Almovodar’s film Women On The Verge of A Nervous Breakdown, purchase a new or used copy of The Resistance: Ten Years of Pop Culture That Shook The World.

Advertisements

Tags: , ,

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s


%d bloggers like this: