Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Before HER, there was MAKING MR. RIGHT.

Spike Jonze's overrated, overlong, meant to be deep-thought-wistful-with-raunch-on-side HER isn't the first film to deal with humanity falling in love with technology.
Susan Seidelman's 1987 not-a-hit followup to DESPERATELY SEEKING SUSAN is a better comedy/social commentary on the subject--and a thoughtful feminist statement as well.

It's worth a look--either on DVD or ancient VHS tape.

Here's a trailer:

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