These six flicks, from “Pretty Woman” to “The Devil Wears Prada,” can be your own form of retail therapy.
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Infidelity runs rampant throughout the movies—after all, few things in life are as emotional, tragic and darkly comic as the ins and outs of unfaithfulness. But before you follow suit, you might want to study
The problem with romantic comedies is that so many of them look the same: Lonelygirl looking for love has a “meet-cute” with the potential man of her dreams (even if she doesn’t know it yet), wacky hijinks ensue, they realize they’re meant for each other, roll credits. Perhaps that’s why so many women are fans of the following “guy movies,” which not only subvert the standard “chick flick” cliches, but also offer some genuine insight into what makes men tick.
What makes a sex scene great — at least in our opinion — is when there is some genuine realism in it: maybe heads get bonked or tears are shed or body parts fail or giggles erupt. Call it skinéma vérité. Anyway, we hear there is some big, film awards show coming up this weekend, so we decided to honor a few of our favorite, most realistic sex scenes of the past year. These clips are the real deal, so use protection!
The illustrious Oscar nominations will be announced on January 24, which gives the choosers ample time to read my urgent plea for them to not leave out some of my favorite people!
After all, I care about the Oscars more than life itself, so ignoring my longings would be as sadistically ill-advised as some of the performances that are already locks.
So now that I have the nominators’ attention, I’ll step up and scream the following: