Category Archives: Media Criticism


Can they no longer consent?

We are in a bad place, societally.

[Update a while later]

Related: Jurassic Park gets canceled.

[Update a while later]

It’s worth noting that if one goes by the French Mistress Rule (divide by two, add seven), the actress Dern was a little too young for Neill in the original (if he was 43, she should have been at least 28), but her character, who would have been in her late twenties/early thirties, was not. And now, with him in his seventies, he’d be able to date women in their forties, and she’s now in her fifties. Which makes it all the more absurd.