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Secretary

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Dark Into Light

    Director, Steven Shainberg does an accurate and sensitive look at the journey into light for two people naturally drawn to the lifestyle of dominace and submission, the need for pleasure in pain and the sway of control. The movie is beautifuly cast with James Spader giving a strong and passionate performance of a man struggling with deep inner need. Playing against that is Maggie Gyllenhaal who stands up to that passion by yielding to her own desires. The movie is sexual and emotional warm and real. I felt like cheering at last a movie for a girl just like me!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    gives D/s meaning

    James Spader and Megan Gyllenhall couldn't be better in this movie. 'Secretary' gives both sides of the D/s relationship that makes it honorable...not the way society, in general, defines it. Her willingness to do whatever he wants/says and his gentle way of dominance holds the viewer. The bridal dress scenario shows how truly strong submission can be, and is. This movie is a beautiful representation of the D/s relationship.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Real Acting

    Loved it. Made me wonder why certain "actors" making entertainment headlines are commanding big bucks for their roles in movies. These two are REAL actors and do not get the recognition they so deserve.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    FINALLY!!!!!

    IF YOU ARE READY FOR A REAL LOVE STORY AND YOU'RE NOT AFRAID TO EXPERIANCE SOME PAIN IN ORDER TO LEARN ABOUT YOURSELF AND WHAT YOU NEED THEN THIS IS THE MOVIE FOR YOU. I WAS PLEASANTLY SURPRISED AT HOW REALISTIC LEE HOLLOWAY CHARACTER WAS. JAMES SPADER WAS VERY VERY SEXY AT TRYING TO BE A GOOD BOY. HIS UNATTIANABLITY YET HUNGER FOR LUST MADE ME ALWAYS WANT TO KNOW WHERE THE NEXT SCENE WOULD TAKE ME.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    An execellent portrail

    Although the main characters are not the 'norm' for a BDSM couple, the actors put forth an excellent portrail of the submission of Miss Hollowell and the subtle domination techniques that an effective, albeit reluctant, dominate could use. Spellbinding and intriguing.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    My new Favorite

    Erotically spell binding! I have to find more info on the subject now that my interest is peaked.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    oh wow some one hand me some tissue!

    This film is got to be the best sex movie i have ever lay my penis on... i mean my eyes! I watched it seven times and it is awesome. This is better than Boogie Nights, and American Pie 1 & 2! I would recomand this film to anyone who like this kind of film or vice versa!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    One of the most engaging and emotionaly stirring films I have seen

    Maggie Gyllenhaal's raw and fitting performance in Secretary is nothing short of brilliant. The complicated and demanding characters of Lee and Mr. Grey are so thoughtfully acted by Gyllenhaal and James Spader, and it is genuinely captured on film. This profoundly powerful, erotic, and humorous romantic coming of age story causes one to empathize with the initial darkness in which Lee and Mr. Grey are experiencing. And from this, ensues a truly original and challenging, yet entertaining film that conveys the humanity of its characters in a way that most films of similar genre fall short of exploring. A very well executed, sexy, thought-provoking movie that leaves a welcomed, warm, stirring feeling inside.

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