Finally, someone is making a film about America's often overlooked and unappreciated dads. I'm not talking shiny, happy, Cosby-esque fathers, or suburbanite Modern Family dads, I'm talking about men struggling to make ends meet. Men trying hard to correct past mistakes and do right by their kids. Men we often dismiss as bad fathers because [...]
Manliness in the Movies & on TV
Opening scene: Manly guy doing manly things. Women want to be with him, unmanly men want to be him. Eventually, unmanly guy tries to act manly. Hi-jinx ensue. Cut to action sequence. Manly guy dramatically gets girl, loses girl then gets her back while beating up, shooting and/or rescuing scores of people in the process. Credits roll. Extend that formula over multiple seasons for a TV show, make it 2-3 hours for a movie and there you have it… Meanwhile, you’ll find all our posts about men doing “manly” things in the movies or on television here.