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The Cool Surface (1993)

 -  Thriller  -  5 March 1993 (USA)
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A writer returns to Hollywood after finishing his novel in the wilderness. Still smarting from his girlfriend's suicide and his publisher's criticisms of his novel, he becomes intrigued by ... See full summary »

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Jarvis Scott
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Bob 'Beast' Stevenson (as Steven Tyler)
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Chazz Stone
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Jeanne (as Shannon Dobson Fopeano)
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A writer returns to Hollywood after finishing his novel in the wilderness. Still smarting from his girlfriend's suicide and his publisher's criticisms of his novel, he becomes intrigued by the neighbor couple's abusive relationship. Eventually he intervenes and becomes involved with the girl, basing a new book on their increasingly violent relationship sparked by his insane jealousy of her friends and her acting career. Written by Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>

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cool surface was "hot"
15 July 2003 | by See all my reviews

We all know Teri Hatcher from the TV series Lois and Clark, The Cool Surface stars Hatcher as Dani Payson, a beautiful aspiring actress and neighbor to playwright Jarvis Scott (Robert Patrick). Jarvis observes Dani as she and her live-in lover alternately have sex and argue violently. He begins to have his own fantasies about Dani and is inspired to base one of his characters on her. The ambitious Dani finds out about his novel, then campaigns to win the lead in Scott's upcoming film. Cool Surface evidently wasn't "cool" enough to prevent certain well proportioned members of the cast from baring all. Word of mouth told me to check this out so I admit the only reason I watched this was to see Teri Hatcher strip down and get down. By the way rest of the film wasn't bad either just a B-rated late night sleaze fest.


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