Quote of the Day

"Everyone was so worried about who was going to want to see Black Swan. I remember them being like, 'How do you get guys to a ballet movie? How do you get girls to a thriller?' And the answer is a lesbian scene. Everyone wants to see that."Natalie Portman.

Um. I don't even know where to begin with that.

I love the embedded heterocentrism in the gender essentialism—because of course the embedded qualifier is how to get straight guys to a ballet movie. Give 'em a little lesbo action! Between two straight ladies! Ugh.

And since when don't women like thrillers...? Every woman I know, irrespective of her sexual orientation, likes good thrillers, and it doesn't take Dykesploitation Cinema to get us to the theater.

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