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Risky Business

1983

Risky Business Poster
  • Trying to figure out why the wish-fulfillment fantasy aspects repel me now, since (a) they never used to, and (b) there are plenty of other escapist movies I thoroughly enjoy. Part of it might be that they're explicitly a young man's fantasies—I can still get mushy about characters improbably finding true love, but softcore sex nonsense just seems silly to me at this point, especially in an otherwise cynical context like this.