Where have all the action heroes gone? They certainly haven't gone to be soldiers; no, they've gone to be sensitive, not so much in the touchy-feely way, but in that way that strikes at their essence.
They no longer dominate.
That's really what the action hero had in spades, and, according to the script, it made other men fear, respect and obey him; and it made women fear, respect and obey him. (You'll note that love had nothing to do with it.)
Wednesday, September 06, 2006
If you haven't seen it yet . . .
. . . check out the article from the Post's Sunday Style section on the lost art of being a macho action hero. In short: