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Lessons to Practice #15: The Critical Cast of Supporting Characters

Greetings! I thank you guys and gals for your patience as things went dark on my blog for the past week; I spent the last four days moving into my new apartment. 879 more words


Foxes (1980)

By Richard Winters

My Rating: 4 out of 10

4-Word Review: Growing up too fast.

Four teenagers living in the San Fernando Valley face life in the fast lane. 624 more words


9 1/2 Weeks

Dir: Adrian Lyne, 1986


Making waves with 1983’s Flashdance, British director Adrian Lyne was given free reign to adapt Ingeborg Day’s 1978 memoir of lust and sexual obsession. 254 more words

Fatal Attraction

Dir: Adrian Lyne, 1987


In the 1980’s, there was a trend for steamy cinema.

Although it was the age of the AIDS epidemic, and there was misunderstandings about the illness, films weren’t so culturally savvy to reflect the worries and fears of the world. 636 more words

Episode 2: Fatal Attraction / Krissy Myers

Krissy Myers (@krissy_myers) and Jay (@007hertzrumble) discuss their shared Shame – Fatal Attraction – and contemplate the ways in which the film wrongs women, trades on peak Michael Douglas fame, and undermines its greatest asset (crazy Glenn Close) for the sake of ticket sales. 163 more words

Cinema Shame Podcast

Fatal Attraction (1987)

“You play fair with me, I’ll play fair with you.”

In a sensational milestone of the 80s thriller genre, Adrian Lyne solidified his reputation by combining two of cinema’s most eye-popping topics: sex and crazy.  509 more words


Indecent Proposal (1993)

Director: Adrian Lyne

Writer: Amy Holden Jones (Screenplay) Jack Engelhard (Novel)

Starring: Robert Redford, Demi Moore, Woody Harrelson, Seymour Cassel, Oliver Platt, Billy Bob Thornton, Rup Taylor, Billy Connolly… 520 more words