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" Would you please stop treating me like a victim "
— Ashley Judd, Kiss the Girls

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King Lear

King Lear is easier to appreciate than to like. —Marty Mapes (DVD review...)

King Lear mounts his castle for the last time

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I admit that I am wary of “chick flicks,” and this one certainly did have its male-bashing moments, but overall, this movie only condemned the two-dimensionally evil male characters, not the entire male gender.

It is interesting to note that this female movie revenge is productive; the main characters’ desire to “get even” is funneled into a positive action. If it were men seeking revenge against other men, the result would be a bullet and a grunt of satisfaction.