A love-it-or-hate-it reappearance by our recession-proof fab foursome is a mildly-amusing paean to lasting friendship. Carrie is bored with marriage when Big turns out to be a homebody; Charlotte finds motherhood complicated; Miranda is having work issues; and Samantha is having hot flashes. Fortunately an all-expenses-paid trip to Abu Dhabi (from an admiring sheik/client of Samantha's) shakes up their lives. They ride camels in couture, sing karaoke, and Carrie just happens to run into old flame Aidan in the local spice market.
The first film based on the HBO show Sex and the City was a deeply flawed affair that misguidedly reveled in the excess of fancy shoes and high fashion instead of finding anything remotely relatable about its iconic characters. Somehow, I held out hope that writer/director Michael Patrick ...Read More