Sex and the City is not coming back (leave Miranda out of it, thanks), but if it were, one thing would be different, according to Cynthia Nixon: â€œWe would not have all been white, God forbid,â€ she said during an interview with IndieWire at the Tribeca Film Festival, where she was promoting her new film, Stray Dollsâ€”her first project to be released since her abortive 2018 gubernatorial campaign. (â€œItâ€™s nice to be asked about things that are just purely my opinion.
But, Cynthia Nixon, may we direct your attention to Big Little Lies, a series whose aspirational veneer (the interior design! the sweaters! ) papers over the more insidious interplay between race, class, gender, and violence that the show is actually about?
But I think it has a lot of the failings of the feminist movement in itâ€”in that itâ€™s, like, white, moneyed ladies who are fighting for their empowerment. In a bit of a bubble. â€ The closest thing to a working-class character, she said, was her character Mirandaâ€™s husband, Steveâ€”â€œnever mind a working-class woman, right?