Barbara Lippert's Critique

When last we saw an ad for Nike women, a masked, homicidal maniac brandishing a chain saw was running after a semi-dressed girl in the woods. You have a problem with that? People watching the Olympics did, so NBC pulled the ad.

It turned out the girl in the woods was Suzy Favor Hamilton, an Olympic distance runner, and in this proto-feminist deconstruction of a slasher film, little Suzy in the sports bra and shorts leaves her stalker wheezing in the dust.

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