I have fond memories from Tomei's heyday in the early 90s; masturbating furiously to My Cousin Vinny (and developing a brief but tumultuous Joe Pesci fetish); then, seeing the poster for Untamed Heart (which is, seriously, about Christian Slater having a baboon's heart), hinting at Tomei's boobs' debut, but ultimately being disappointed. But now, she's playing a stripper in The Wrestler (WHICH IS IN THEATRES JANUARY 23rd OMG1), and my childhood dreams have come true.
Since I am clearly a feminist, I am very happy to see a woman over the age of 40 whipping out her funbags and still being excruciatingly hot. Her golden globes were even nominated for a Golden Globe. Surely a victory for
INCOMING TRANSMISSION: I HAVE JUST BEEN INFORMED THAT THE WRESTLER IS IN THEATRES JANUARY 23rd
1FULL DISCLOSURE NOTICE: I'm totally getting paid to write about The Wrestler. This may explain why you are seeing so many posts about the movie around the blogosphere. Not a bad idea; people just fast forward through TV ads on their DVR nowadays, so they're more likely to pay attention to a blog post from someone they (used to) trust.
Do you smell what the Phronk is cooking? It's delicious SELLING OUT. Say it ain't sooo-o-o-o-o.