Cut to the films. Simple comparisons between the films and the show give a hint of the answer. Carrie Sarah Jessica Parker is in the 10th year of her relationship with Mr. The difference between how the women's jobs are portrayed in the TV show and the films is perhaps the best example of how low the latter have sunk. The first film's nervy response to this was to include a black character, but as Carrie's assistant, played by Jennifer Hudson, who is cravenly grateful for Carrie's designer cast-offs, and then returns in the end to St Louis, where black people more belong. This time around, Miranda Cynthia Nixon deals—and quickly so—with a male co-worker who keeps silencing her with his hand lame while Samantha partakes in a Suzanne Somers diet regiment to quell her menopause symptoms lamer. Or have both been so blinded by the success of the show that they have lost sight of its original appeal? As Carrie herself would have once said — before she became the demented harpy she was init, one whose response to having been jilted at the altar was: I have a child. Such is the arrogance of this self-congratulatory movie. The first one had only two: There's been a lot of nonsense written about SATC the TV series in recent weeks, often by journalists who never watched it in fact, one writer of a recent piece cited that achievement as a point of pride before then listing his reasons for hating the show, reasons he presumably pulled out of his ass. Louise is warm and vulnerable and womanly, which does not describe any of the others. All Middle Eastern men are shot in a sparkly light with jingly jangly music just in case you didn't get that these dusky people are exotic and different.