There’s barely any sex in the extra-flamboyant “Sex and the City 2,” and in the
Still, the woman power messages transmit just fine (and memorably, in Samantha’s case), during the foursome’s all expenses-paid
Perhaps the gayest thing in cinemas this week, “Sex and the City 2” celebrates the union of old supporting characters, their ceremony graced by iconic Liza Minnelli. There’s even a brief appearance by “The Pretender’s” Michael T. Weiss, as a dude who hits on Chris Noth’s character Big.
Not surprisingly, there’s a constant showcasing of clothes, shoes, jewelry, and hotel interiors, treating audiences to a barrage of colors and non-traditional artistry. It ends up an odd, disorientingly paced travelogue, studded with awkward parts (like the prolonged karaoke number), but this less than satisfying “Sex” still diverts thanks mostly to the audaciously written and portrayed Samantha.