Discover biblical answers to questions about sex, marriage, sexual addictions, and more. They try to keep their burgeoning interest in one another a secret long enough to win a local dance contest. Earlier this year, the independent film Thirteen in effect called the mother character naive in the final scene for thinking her daughter was too young to have begun to have experienced pressure to experiment with sex and drugs.
She gradually finds herself drawn into the world of Javier Suarez (Diego Luna), a Cuban national who works as a waiter by day and dances at the local club by night. It’s been seventeen years, and our culture has gotten risqué enough that getting sweaty palms over sensuous dancing, even dancing set in 1958, seems just a little behind the curve.
Like all the best of Oliver Stone’s films, 1987’s Wall Street is political filmmaking with a genre edge, structured as a crime thriller with a magnetic, iconic figure at its center.
Even the original Dirty Dancing had to ratchet up the taboo factor by stretching the age limit between Jennifer Grey’s character (oh, so subtly named “Baby”) and Patrick Swayze’s dance instructor in order to add a hint of Lolita to an otherwise mundane “opposite side of the tracks” love-story.
Havana Nights has no such secondary taboo, and its substitute—a backdrop of the Cuban revolution—fails to add any real sense of consequence to what we are seeing.
If Timberlake did a pirouette, most ladies would just continue to be confused about his sexuality (except the gays, they know who’s “family” and who’s not — and they’re on to you, JT). This line has been spoken more times than cocaine’s been snorted off Ke$ha’s inner thigh.
In the ‘80s, looking at backwoods folks doing crazy things like having grinding parties in secret rec rooms and abortions in the middle of the night was unique, but with the advent of reality TV, we’ll never again question what’s happening in the boonies. It was EXPLOSIVE when Patrick Swayze uttered these words.
It’s nearly that dark time of year where we usually experience a zombie black out.