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A Woman’s Role in Contemporary Hollywood

With the recent OUTRAGE regarding the casting of Ghostbusters, Chris Gallagher 1,305 more words

Basic Instinct (1992)

Paul Verhoeven’s Basic Instinct has all the twists and turns of the most byzantine of the films noir and it runs like a wind-up toy as it tick-tick-ticks away to the inevitable explosion. 551 more words



The 90s was a patchwork of fashion: it showed a variety of styles. A mix of high and low. Now in 2016, most of that… 813 more words



At its dark, oddly humorous heart director Paul Verhoven’s thriller is a about a wealthy woman’s response to trauma. Michèle (Isabelle Huppert), owner of a successful video-game company, lives alone in a house in a nice part of Paris, has respectable neighbours and a complicated relationship with her son. 385 more words

French Cinema

Basic Instincts: Taking a Page from Nature

How did you react when you first unknowingly walked into a spider web? Trying to get that sticky web off of your face is tangled, uncomfortable mess. 369 more words

Observances And Awareness

Elle and the return of Paul Verhoeven

It’s been a while, but the trailer for Paul Verhoeven’s first new film in ten years, Elle, looks like the rascally Dutch Master might be back with some rekindled fire in his belly. 193 more words

Nipsey Hussle - Basic Instinct (Ft. G Perico)

Nipsey Hussle keeps his recent string of new releases going by kicking the work week off with a new G Perico-assisted single called “Basic Instinct.” 10 more words