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Not that bad...
This movie has fundamental flaws including: 1) insignificant sample size, 2) imbalanced presentation, 3) presented as a scientific study but far from 100% true to the "scientific process". However, this film has some takeaways and is particularly relevant to married/monogamous couples.
Pornography, much like many forms of technology, serves as alienation taking man further away from his/her natural state.
Couples that don't communicate and/or are afraid of the unknown aren't going to be successful in the long run, whether or not one or both of them choose to watch pornography.
I would offer that the most insightful attribute of this film is pointing out the omnipresence of denial. Anyone who thinks that pervasive denial is anything new probably won't learn anything from this one, at any rate.
Amongst Friends (1993)
Solid realistic movie
I first saw this movie when I was in college and man could I relate. I'm 30 now and recently saw it for the first time since then when I watched it a billion times. I won't pretend that it has passed the test of time with flying colors, but it does what it sets out to do extremely well and without a lot of bells and whistles.
Synopsis: 3 fellas from upper crust families play grown-up from an early age and have varying results as they enter adulthood. Drama ensues. Resolution meets some better than others. I really enjoy the Steve Parlavecchio kid and will, after concluding this review, seek out his career accomplishments, if he had any.
Also of note, I believe this was the first substantive role for Mira Sorvino. I assume that without daddy Paul blazing trails for her, she never would have gotten much farther than this flick.
Perhaps most important: A KILLER soundtrack for any child of the late 80's/early 90's with solid score by Ennio Morricone. I will never forget finding the soundtrack in a Used bin for $1.99 back in '95.
This is the polar extreme of a GoodFellas/Godfather epic in the same vein. Take it for what it is, and I say you'll really enjoy it.