I love this guy Josh Zuckerman. Not only does he have a cool name, but he forced me to look up big words that were never mentioned in my SAT prep courses. Now I can take these words and perhaps finally beat my hatchlings at Scrabble!
Talk about thrilling. In 1956, Alfred Hitchcock made a movie about a Queens jazz musician, an armed robber, and mistaken identity, starring Henry Fonda. It was called The Wrong Man. He also cast the Right Man. My father.
I've been a fan of The Real Housewives franchise since day one, when it first debuted in Ocean County as a response to the popularity of Desperate Housewives. But it never occurred to me until just recently that there's been an underlying issue brewing: sexism.
Are maids a realistic reflection of Latinas in America today?? Yes, but they are not a reflection of every Latina. Stereotypes are constructed and perpetuated by those who believe in them. I choose not to.
When the director of Jaws, Close Encounters of the Third Kind and Raiders decided what to create next, he focused instead on a modestly budgeted film about a boy who befriends an alien. The result was the biggest hit of his career.