Trash, Art, And The Movies
The podcast that pits arthouse cinema against brainless entertainment—and then declares a victor.
TAATM #104: Secretary vs. Working Girl

Heather and Paul review two films that explore love, romance, and office power dynamics. First, SECRETARY, Steven Shainberg's 2002 indie drama starring Maggie Gyllenhaal as a shy young woman whose new job as James Spader's office assistant blossoms into a dom/sub love affair. Then, WORKING GIRL, Mike Nichols' Oscar-nominated 1988 romantic comedy starring Melanie Griffith as a downtrodden secretary whose attempts to climb the corporate ladder are thwarted by her double-crossing boss, played by Sigourney Weaver. Getting spanked by James Spader or groped by Kevin Spacey: which will prevail? 

Plus: our quick takes on THE DECALOGUE, I AM DIVINE, and RED DESERT.

Direct download: TAATM_104__Secretary_vs._Working_Girl.mp3
Category:TV and Film -- posted at: 2:14am EDT