Michael Douglas’ erotic thriller roles tangibly combined his loathsome attributes with a recognizable fallibility.
This month, Veronica & Chad sit down with special guest Travis Woods—erotic thriller aficionado and the driving force behind our Erotic Thrillers issue—to talk through a film he and Veronica consider one of the “icons of the genre,” the 1993 Sharon Stone/William Baldwin film, Sliver. Subscribe:...
The most erotic scene I’ve ever witnessed in a television show takes place in the Reptile House of the Bronx Zoo.
American Gigolo helped create and define Richard Gere as an actor with uniquely chameleon sex appeal. But how?
Piccadilly is an erotic thriller before such terms existed to define it, a film about an eroticism it’s unable to depict.
Money. Power. Add in sex and the entire worldview of Jade can be summed up in a one-dimensional pyramid: Nothing less and, meaningfully, nothing more.
In Crash, sex on-screen becomes just another means of emotional dislocation and of situating the viewer in the emptiness of the present.
In Claudia Weill’s Girlfriends, a best friendship is thrown to the margins as their paths to adulthood diverge.
Toshiro Mifune excelled at playing characters railing against the plan life seems to have for them.
Preston Sturges had been getting away with murder—so to speak—for years before he arrived at a place where the moviegoing public couldn’t follow him.
After 15+ years of nearly daily screenings of Curb Your Enthusiasm, I can safely say that I know the on-screen Larry David better than I know myself.
When I watch My Own Private Idaho I feel a profound nostalgia for the person I was, for the city I loved.