Directed by: Franco Zeffirelli. The song Endless Love was one of the biggest singles ever. The number one hit, written by Lionel Richie and performed by him and Diana Ross, is one of the most classic love songs of all time.
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Post a Comment. Endless Love. The book has been read and reviewed and the movie spawned by the book has been watched and reviewed.
Hi Chris A lovely piece on a film that has obviously stayed with you. Your recollections are vivid and give a good impression of what it must have been like for you seeing this at such a young age. I saw this when it opened, and in spite of being in my early 20s at the time, I hardly have any recollection of it at all.
First love spawns intense feelings, rash decision, and in the case of Endless Loveone immortal song. A remake of the movie is predictably out in theaters tomorrow. And although it doesn't seem like the basic premise of melodramatic teenage infatuation has changed, the hair, wardrobe, setting, and just about everything else, have.
Franco Zeffirelli's original Endless Love movie from was notable for a couple of things - the sappy late-night duet by Lionel Ritchie and Diana Ross; and Tom Cruise and James Spader appearing in supporting roles early in their Hollywood careers. Pre-Internet era, the film also gained a certain notoriety for its raunchy love scenes which initially earned it an X rating in the US before it was re-edited to a less racy R; and featured a scene where a thenyear-old Brooke Shields takes it all off in front of a fireplace. Fast forward 33 years later - in a digital age where willing naughty selfies posted on social media networks are par for the course for any attention-seeking nubile starlet - and it comes as a slight surprise that writer-director Shana Feste's Country Strong reboot could turn out to be this chaste.
Skip to Content. Get age-based picks. The overwhelming message is that true love isn't concerned with class, education, or social status.
Before Fifty Shades of Grey hit the shelves, there were plenty of books that featured raw and intense portrayals of sex. I think many people often scoff at the idea that the human experience, intimacy included, can be effectively and beautifully portrayed on paper, but they are certainly missing out. Since sex is so openly portrayed on screen e.