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Lilith Likes to Watch - Bram Stoker's Dracula

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Title:  Bram Stoker's Dracula Year:  1992 Starring:  Gary Oldman, Winona Ryder, Keanu Reeves, Anthony Hopkins Director:  Francis Ford Coppola Synopsis:  The centuries old vampire Count Dracula comes to England to seduce his barrister Jonathan Harker's fiancĂ©e Mina Murray and inflict havoc in the foreign land. - Via IMDB Lilith's Notes:  This movie explains a lot of things about me... "Take me away from all this death." We've all had  that event . The moment when, looking back, you realize that a movie, or a character, or a scene awakens something in you. For me? I was 11 or 12. And I saw  Bram Stoker's Dracula  in theatres. I'm going to try to talk about this movie with more nuance than simply typing "AAAA! AAAA!  FUCK YOU GO WATCH THIS MOVIE AAAAA FUCK!", I'll do my best. As I said, I was 12-ish when I saw this movie in theatres. I wanted to see it because I was going through a Winona Ryder faze like every young girl in t

Wild Things - Lilith Likes to Watch

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Title:  Wild Things Year:  1998 Starring:  Kevin Bacon, Neve Campbell, Denise Richards, Matt Dillon Director:  John McNaughton Synopsis:  A police detective uncovers a conspiracy behind a case involving a high-school guidance counselor when accusations of rape are made against him by two female students. - Via IMDB Lilith's Notes:  Kevin Bacon's penis. "After tonight, the three of us are not to be seen together ever again." A handful of reviews ago, I declared that I am putting a halt to erotic thrillers. No more erotic thrillers. And, look where we are now. How did we get here? What did I go and do this for? I don't know. Wild Things had the same thing going for it that Threesome did. It came out in a time where I wasn't allowed to see it and so I build it up in my head as this big scandalous thing. Julia Salinger from Party of Five was going to get naked and kiss another girl. Kevin Bacon was also going to get naked. There was a threesome! H