“Mark and Sarah in the Mirror of Isis.” An evocative 50-minute audio story about lovers at a sensual crossroads (with supernatural overtones in a minor key). Part of the Liquescence Stories Series.
“It’s a very tricky dish.” Dona Flor and Her Two Husbands. Based on Jorge Armado’s 1966 comic novel set in in Bahia, Brazil of the 1940s, the 1976 screen adaptation directed by Bruno Barreto (“Four Days in September” (1997), (Bossa Nova (2000)), was one of Brazil’s highest grossing films (long before 2010s Elite Squad: The Enemy Within).
“You’ve got to see this. “The Sugar Kiss Scene. David Fincher (“Seven,” “Zodiac,” “The Social Network”) directed this 2014 blockbuster (box office $370 million). In this scene, Nick (Ben Affleck) is performing a sugary seduction to Amy (Rosamund Pike), who he’s just met at a party. The sequence is a brief magical twinkle in a film filled with double and triple reveals.