Eyes Wide Shut Movie Review Summary

Actors: Tom Cruise, Nicole Kidman, Sydney Pollack, Marie Richardson, Rade Serbedgia

Detailed plot synopsis reviews of Eyes Wide Shut

In Stanley Kubrick's Final Masterpiece, Tom Cruise plays a smug doctor who takes his wife for granted until one night when she reveals that she has had sexual thoughts about other men and this leads him to roam the sexually obsessed streets of New York looking for answerers and revenge on his wife. When he tells her everything he did in the end, she forgives him and they start anew. This is a very hopefull film for struggling married couples.
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The review of this Movie prepared by Michael O'Donovan

Dr. William Hartford(Tom Cruise)one night is told by his wife Alice(Nicole Kidman)that she once had a fantasy about another man fairly recently, and was willing to give up everything she had for one night with him. Bill in grief falls away for a 48 hour period into a world of sex and violence he cannot even begin to comprehend.
The review of this Movie prepared by Will Dame

An intensse, dreamlike look into the world of trust and confidence in a relationship. Shows that, oftentimes, a secret is not a bad thing to keep.
The review of this Movie prepared by Jason Jones

A happily married man (Tom Crusie) is pushed over the edge by his loving wife (Nicole Kidman), who confessed to having sexual fantasies about another man. Fantasies so strong, that she admits to putting the marriage at risk to make the come true. This sets him off on an increasingly strange sexual odyssey to search for the feelings that can make him feel the same way.
The review of this Movie prepared by Matt S

Script Analysis of Eyes Wide Shut

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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1980's-1999 Romance/Love/Hugging    -   Yes Kind of romance:    -   rekindling lost love/marriage Family, struggling with    -   Yes Struggle with:    -   Wife Inner struggle or disability    -   Yes Struggle with    -   learns to be more sensitive Taboo Sex Story?    -   Yes Kind of sex:    -   main character serviced by a prostitute Unmarried Love Triangle?    -   Yes Married, fooling around?    -   Yes

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   doctor Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White American


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Northeast City?    -   Yes City:    -   New York Misc setting    -   fancy mansion    -   bar

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately detailed references to deaths Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   kissing    -   touching of personal anatomy    -   licking    -   orgies    -   actual description of sex    -   seeing breasts    -   seeing nude female butt    -   seeing nude male butt    -   seeing full frontal--women Any profanity?    -   Some foul language Is this movie based on a    -   book

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