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November 24, 2006

Sexy Movies Cheap

Michael Blowhard writes:

Dear Blowhards --

Eva and playmates

Amazon is currently selling Bertolucci's Paris-in-'68, movies-and-sex reverie "The Dreamers" for $4.97. $4.97!! Now that's a steal and a half. M. Blowhard verdict on the movie: Not really very good but sexy and enjoyable anyway, as well as an effective mood-setter. Must-see viewing as well for Eva Green fans.


Jolie and Mitchell share a vibe

I see that Amazon has also put the unrated version of "Gia" -- the 1998 HBO biopic about a coke-snorting, edgy model -- on sale, in this case for $7.47. This is the film that made Angelina Jolie's reputation, and there's no denying her power or her impact. Overflashily directed, but with a shrewd script co-written by Jay McInerny, and full of gutsy performances in addition to Jolie's. I've wondered what has become of Elizabeth Mitchell, for instance, who gave a daring performance as Gia's mustn't-go-there / can't-resist-going-there girlfriend.



posted by Michael at November 24, 2006


Elizabeth Mitchell is now in a key role as one of "The Others" on "Lost." She's the woman who tends to Jack, bringing him food, etc., during his current captivity by "The Others," and who was helping Jack perform surgery on "Ben" at the close of the last episode of the season. Given her current role, I predict she'll have a greater presence in this tale about nothing in the season(s) to come.

Posted by: Diane on November 24, 2006 10:40 PM

Eva Green's eyes are more sexual than any other part of her. They show that she is unsure of the next sexual activity that she should act upon. At the same time, she is not apprehensive about anything. Everyone should see her in the new Bond film.

Posted by: David Brown on November 25, 2006 12:21 AM

Porn/Bertolucci same difference.

Posted by: Eric on November 25, 2006 3:29 PM

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