Secretary (2002) Starring: Maggie Gyllenhaal, James Spader
Directed by: Steven Shainberg
If you are a sucker for finding love in the most obscure places, then this flick is for you. The Secretary tackles a different way of affection notable for people who admire power and those who love using it. Maggie and her transformation from a geeky secretary to a seductive temptress was seamless. She was perfect for the part. Spader was merely re-enacting his part from "Sex, Lies and Videotape" - his usual Best Actor performance.
I may consider this as soft porn with a lot of skewing towards S&M, frontal nudity and the like, but since they were so much a part of the film, the movie was able to draw the moviegoer's attention to being sexually aroused to a level of understanding that love can be found best when both parties partake in its sweetness and in its pain. Ill slap your behind if you miss out on this rare flick. Its just 104 minutes of your time.