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Brewer's: Double Entendre

(English-French for Un mot a double entente, or à deux ententes). Words which secretly express a rude or coarse covert meaning, generally of a licentious character. “Entendre” is the…

Ono no Komachi

(Encyclopedia) Ono no Komachi ō´nō nō kō´mä´chē [key], fl. c.833–857, Japanese poet. She was celebrated for her beauty and erotically charged poetry. Ranked among the most prominent…

West, Mae

(Encyclopedia) West, Mae, 1893–1980, American stage and movie comedienne, b. Brooklyn, N.Y., as Mary Jane West. The unparalleled mistress of double entendre, West began in burlesque and…

Mae West Biography

Mae WestactressBorn: 8/17/1893Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York Stage and film actress who was the queen of double entendre and exaggerated, humorous sexiness. Her films include She Done Him…

Mae West

Before Marilyn and before Madonna, there was Mae West, Hollywood's first superstar sex symbol and the original blonde bombshell. A performer since childhood, she wrote her own comedic material and…

The Thomas Crown Affair

Director:John McTiernanWriters:Leslie Dixon and Kurt WimmerMGM; R; 114 minutesRelease:8/99Cast:Pierce Brosnan, Rene Russo, Denis Leary The Thomas Crown Affair is the latest in post-Bond high-…

Committed

Director/Writer:Lisa KruegerMiramax; R; 97 minutesRelease:4/00Cast:Heather Graham, Casey Affleck, Luke Wilson Heather Graham's strangely immaterial sexuality is the main attraction of…

Tomorrow Never Dies

Director: Roger SpottiswoodeWriter: Bruce FeirsteinDirector of Photography:Robert ElswitEditors:Dominique Fortin and Michel ArcandMusic:David ArnoldProduction Designer:Allan CameronProducers:…

Review: A Midsummer Night's Dream (1999)

Director/Adaptor:Michael HoffmanFox Searchlight Pictures; PG-13; 115 minutesRelease:5/99Cast: Kevin Kline, Michelle Pfeiffer, Rupert Everett, Stanley Tucci, Calista Flockhart As Shakespearean…

Brewer's: Double-edged Sword

Literally, a sword which cuts either way; metaphorically, an argument which makes both for and against the person employing it, or which has a double meaning. “ `Your Delphic sword,' the…