sexual tension


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sexual tension

The physical tension induced by one’s sex drive or libido.
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From sublime to ridiculous A Bigger Splash 124mins 15 THIS steamy tale of sexual tension and erotic brinkmanship positively sizzles before fizzling out in the last act.
Julian Clary and a water vole have more sexual tension
On-screen sexual tension with Schoenaerts barely simmers, while McCrory vamps it up to the hilt as the wicked wench who envies Sabine's ability to impress powerful men with her intellect.
EastEnd Cabaret: Sexual Tension, Topside (Underbelly Bristo Square) 8-9pm until August 25 (not 11), www.
Together the two develop an unrequited sexual tension which becomes quite erotic.
She's rather unsure of her beauty, so the sexual tension she creates onstage is unique--more intense.
La Cienaga chronicles the exploits of a couple of families on vacation and manages to evoke a mood -- in this case a kind of humid claustrophobia mixed with a strong undertone of incestual sexual tension -- better than any film I saw.
There is a palpable sexual tension between Georgia and Detective Doug Eckart, the Chicago policeman assigned to the shooting and finding the little girl.
In Leroy Ladurie's Montaillou, the priest Pierre Clergue began his successful seduction of the noble woman Beatrice de Planissoles during confession, and Haliczer follows Thomas Tentler in emphasizing the sexual tension that was broadly recognized to be part of the danger/attraction of the rite of confession during the Middle Ages, when, it is worth noting, the rite was still being performed one on one in isolated areas of churches.
She "dates" a slew of men, but the real sexual tension on this show is between her and her married boss, Lou Grant.
Moving beyond these fundamentally realistic forms, the fourth form - the "collective novel" - is a specifically proletarian form, one shaped in large part by racial and sexual tension.