Three sentence movie reviews: An Officer and a Gentleman

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Part of the Ruby Oliver Film Festival

From a feminist perspective, this was interesting viewing, as you get the traditional fairy tale* story and also the feminist tale of a woman striving to break glass ceilings.  Of course, the feminist story is merely a subplot, but I’ll take it.  The sex scenes were pretty hot and overall it went in directions I didn’t think it would go, so I was pretty happy with this flick.

Cost: free from library
Where watched: at home.

*I knew the ending of this before I started watching it, due to it being referenced fairly often as a “good movie ending”

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  • balyien

    As I think I told you, I don't remember much about this movie other than not liking it. I wonder if it's one of those films that deserves a second chance. Perhaps it's one of those films you appreciate better when you're more mature.

  • Anonymous

    One of my favorites. The great fairy tale ending like Pretty Woman. Some have seen it as a classic while others say it has not stood the test of time. MOM

  • Sara K.

    It's funny, I thought I had seen this, perhaps in the theater. But with it coming out in 1982, it is unlikely I would have seen it in the theater at age 7, being a rated R movie and all. So I guess I have seen parts of it on TV or even just some of the iconic bits that are more cultural reference than anything else.

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