Australian Left Review

Article Title

Reviews: Atta Girl

Authors

David Burchell

Abstract

Madonna may indeed be, in the words of the Sydney Morning Herald's reviewer, the "first star to have created herself entirely from her feminine predecessors - not just a few, but a whole album-full". She may weD also be just about the worst actress in screen history, if Who's Tlult Girl is any guide. But she's a bona fide cultural phenomenon, of that there's no doubt. And that, oddly, is what makes her clumsy, mis-paced presence in this goodtempered reborn 'fifties comedy such a perversely entertaining experience

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