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Play Misty For Me

In Play Misty For Me (1971), Clint Eastwood’s directorial debut, he plays Dave, a late-night disc jockey who has a fling with a crazy bitch (Jessica Walter) named Evelyn Draper.   713 more words


Tantalizing Tuesday: Alex Forrest - villain, or just misunderstood?

It was supposed to be a one-night stand. A dalliance, that by some is viewed as harmless. Harmless to any long-lasting problems, harmless to the marriage in general. 1,334 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

BC Flyfishers "simply tie" with guide flies

The BC Flyfishers (BCFF) chapter of IFFF just completed another innovative fly tying class. But unlike the previous two classes the chapter has offered, this one focused on very simple flies. 978 more words

Review: Fatal Attraction

Glenn Close made it clear that she was not happy with the denouement of Fatal Attraction. The film, she argued, has done a disservice to the image of those suffering with mental health issues, portraying as it does, a hyperbolic narrative of a near demonic, sex crazed lunatic who throws herself into full scale mania, after a one weekend encounter with the decidedly average family man, Dan Gallagher (Michael Douglas). 569 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