Tag Archive: Secretary

Sep 15 2015

Secretary: The Film vs the Short Story

Secretary: A Comparison of the Film and Short Story –This essay has spoilers of both the film and short story.— Quotes from the short story are in block quotes [Film notes are in brackets.] *General commentary follows an asterisk The Mary Gaitskill story was published in her collection Bad Behavior in 1988. I reviewed it …

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Aug 16 2015

Men Named Gray: A Rant

I was preparing to write the film review for next Friday (which is 9 1/2 Weeks) and went to Wikipedia to find the names of the characters, because I can never remember those. And what’s Mickey Rourke’s character’s name? John Gray. And that was it. That was the last Gray/Grey I could take. I’m working …

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Jun 12 2015

Thoughts on Secretary: Then and Now

When Secretary was released in 2002 I was immediately intrigued (because the idea of being someone’s secretary greatly appealed). I remember liking it immensely upon first viewing, though for the life of me I can’t recall if it was in a cinema or on DVD. I do remember renting the DVD from Netflix and watching …

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May 20 2015

Secretary Pulp