April 6, 2011
‘The Wasp Woman’ (1959) — a favorite movie on a favorite theme
Ignore the bad monster makeup. What is particularly well observed (perhaps merely by accident or indifference on the filmmaker’s part), especially since this was just a Roger Corman quickie, this that the subtle differences between the main character when she is less youthful and beautiful, and (after the serum) suddenly more attractive, are a matter of millimeters.
It’s something I’ve written about and pondered for decades, and happened to find a great post about yesterday here, at the extremely frank/mean spirited site of “alpha male/game/pick up artist” Roissey (NSFW or if you have a sensitive constitution or are even just having a bad hair day.)