the phallocentric emphasis on fellatio i found difficult to accept, especially as 1) mccarthy was the screenwriter, and, 2) much of this dialogue was uttered in front of prepubescent girls. The attitude conveyed was, it (fellatio to get what one wants from a male-dominated world) is no big deal; in fact, it is the way of the world. i am sure if the writer were a male, this would have generated me-too type efforts to censor/ban/demonstrate against those scenes which suggested if the sympathetic characters NEEDED TO DO IT, then to go ahead and perform the act, with no gynocentric qualms from either the character played by ms. mccarthy, or the character played by ms. bell. a couple of clicks down the dial, the big news was joe biden's being too touchy-feely, and how he was to respond, appropriately. the disconnect between the lefty value system, and the reality in an entertainment product such as this discombobulates my mind.......and, how about the advertisements from the past for camel cigarettes, the phallus-like head of the camel illustration; and one of the most popular films of that decade, ET, whose lead character definitely resembled a penis, which the little girl obviously adored: how to get the penis back home, where he really belongs....hmmmm...better than heinlein, mr. spielberg. talk about hiding in plain sight.

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