Showgirls

After an onslaught of prerelease hype promising the erotic experience of a lifetime, SHOWGIRLS revealed itself as a 131-minute dose of cinematic saltpeter. Director Paul Verhoeven and screenwriter Joe Eszterhas do their best (which isn't saying much) to exploit our lecherous fantasies about the women of Las Vegas, meanwhile hedging their political bets by...read more

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