And Just Like That… Tragically Hip

We discussed the potential risk of reviving a beloved work like Sex And The City: the potential for a twenty-year-later version to detract from the original. But since then, I’ve given this a lot of thought, and let’s face it, SATC’s reputation was already damaged (and not just because of my oft-cited SATC2).

The lavish Manhattan fantasy world of And Just Like That is pierced by a number of current events. The fact that Chris Noth has been accused of sexual assault by numerous women since AJLT premiered is the most upsetting. Willie Garson passed away from pancreatic cancer, and as we highlighted last week, his character’s exit from the series was hardly more than a plot footnote.

And Just Like That... Tragically Hip

Of course, Kim Cattrall has been very outspoken about her desire to leave the SATC world and has made that clear in her statements. According to rumours, AJLT’s story really borrows heavily from the third movie’s script, which was shelved after Cattrall refused to participate.

The Lavish Manhattan Fantasy World

This is unfortunate because Samantha’s absence significantly lessens the spice that made the first season of the sitcom so magical. Miranda merely appears to get more depressed, and Charlotte seems even more Pollyanna-like. We discussed the potential risk of reviving a beloved work like Sex And The City: the potential for a twenty-year-later version to detract from the original.

But since then, I’ve given this a lot of thought, and let’s face it, SATC’s reputation was already damaged (and not just because of my oft-cited SATC2). The lavish Manhattan fantasy world of And Just Like That is pierced by a number of current events. The fact that Chris Noth has been accused of sexual assault by numerous women since AJLT premiered is the most upsetting.

Kim Cattrall Has Been Very Outspoken

Willie Garson passed away from pancreatic cancer, and as we highlighted last week, his character’s exit from the series was hardly more than a plot footnote. Of course, Kim Cattrall has been very outspoken about her desire to leave the SATC world and has made that clear in her statements.

According to rumours, AJLT’s story really borrows heavily from the third movie’s script, which was shelved after Cattrall refused to participate. This is unfortunate because Samantha’s absence significantly lessens the spice that made the first season of the sitcom so magical. Miranda merely appears to get more depressed, and Charlotte seems even more Pollyanna-like.

In this week’s “Tragically Hip” episode of And Just Like That, there were a variety of surprising ensembles and fresh stories for some of our favourite characters. Spoiler alert: Miranda recognises¬† she has a drinking problem and wonders whether she is gay, Charlotte questions her daughter’s gender identity, and Carrie is only allowed to live in…flats.

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Final Words

And Just Like That offered a lesson in opulent loungewear and eclectically glam athleisure with our favourite sex columnist being confined to the house as we all prepare for the potential of an unofficial Omicron lockdown.¬† Here, GRAZIA highlights the best outfits from And Just Like That’s fifth episode.

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