The Banger Sisters
- compiled by Jeffrey Overstreet Copyright Christianity Today International
- 2002 1 Jan
Goldie Hawn and Susan Sarandon star in
Christian media critics loudly refute the film. Anne Navarro (Catholic News) says this "disagreeable comedy … sugarcoats promiscuity. It is a superficial story which … relies on the foolish premise that only through living it up is one truly liberated. Both Hawn and Sarandon are competent actresses, but their talents cannot compensate for the distasteful story."
Michael Elliott (Movie Parables) remarks, "The simplistic and misleading message … is that it is more important to be true to who we are than to conform to societal expectations. That logic, if carried to its extreme, fails. Our actions and behavior do have an impact on others and to ignore that reality is to live selfishly and irresponsibly."
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Some mainstream critics also highlighted the story's flawed ideas. David Denby (