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Remember when movies had lengthy love scenes? Some were more tantalizing than others, focusing on real-time sexual activity and bordering on the pornographic. Maybe an ice cube here or a stick of butter there. And some were hot and sweaty but not very revealing, basically shadowy music video montages abridging a wild passionate night in bed set to Berlin or Righteous Brothers. The best -- or I should say most memorable -- were directed by Adrian Lyne and Tony Scott. If we include memorable but not good, we could name Paul Verhoeven as signiicant, too.  Actually, looking back, the majority of them were pretty bad. Really cheesy. From the soft focus soft-core days of the 1970s to the flashy, splashy Nc-17-bordering (or embracing) 1990s, erotic interruptions of plot were very...

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