Susan Sarandon has been making films that’d feature her in the all-together since the beginning of her career and saw no reason to stop in her 40s, which is when she made this May-December romance.
And there is absolutely something to be said for women of a certain age.
Few movies about lust are quite as antiseptic as Kubrick’s final film, about a marriage unraveled by temptation, indulgence, and crazy-ass masquerade orgies.
Even though there’s copious amounts of Kidman skin on display, it feels like it’s presented under a microscope.
So, as Eating and sex have long been intertwined; they are both among the most sensual experiences one can have.
This melodrama centers around Tita (Lumi Cavozos), a woman not free to love whom she chooses, whose anguished tears fall into the food she cooks and stokes passion in all who eat it.
Of course they fall in love…who the hell wouldn’t fall in love with either of them?
A 15-year-old girl living in 1929 French Indochina falls in love with a wealthy Chinese man.
Natasha resists her at first, but as the night continues their relationship deepens as they slowly fall in love. This WWII romance won nine Academy Awards in 1996 and it’s no wonder with its storyline between Ralph Fiennes who plays a wounded soldier and the nurse who is taking care of him, played by the beautiful Juliette Binoche.
Remember that old Eddie Murphy stand up bit about the woman who finds on a tropical island, lonely, when she meets Dexter St. Ask anyone (especially a comedian) and they’ll tell you that funny is sexy.
Which is why the scene where Jacob (Gosling) takes Hannah (Stone) home, planning on executing a one night stand but falling in love, works so damned well.
It’s basically Lolita set in Vietnam with a character named Chinaman (it was a different time).
Alba meets a stranger, Natasha, at a nightclub in Rome.
If beauty is in the eye of the beholder, then the movies have been beholding it since the very first filmmaker trained a camera on a pretty girl.