Working Girl ★★★½

Melanie Griffith earns every second of this (as she always does, we need her back again), and she provides Harrison Ford the chance to have a believable romantic screen partner for once in his career.

However, how said romance begins—and all the weird implications that come along with it—are worthy of unpacking and dissertation as what has to either be a banner example of the normalization of rape culture in American humor (and Ford’s career) or just another accurate representation of the utter Babylon that was the 1980s.

Accidental part two to our trashbag Kevin Spacey double feature.

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