There's no doubt that Cruel Intentions is an iconic '90s film - and one of its most iconic moments is that kiss between Selma Blair and Sarah Michelle Gellar's characters. Cruel Intentions without Kathryn showing Cecile how to get to first base is not really Cruel Intentions at all. Not that anyone watching E! As reported by TVLine , the version E!
Cruel Intentions was one of my favourite movies as a teen — between the incredible cast, the on point soundtrack, and the extreme naughtiness of the plot, it had everything my adolescent heart could desire. But I haven't revisited it in years, so I thought I'd see how well it stood the test of time. Here's how the experience of rewatching it went down I never even realised this movie opens on a cemetery, before panning to Sebastian in his car. Ryan Phillippe is so pretty here.
By Kristy Puchko Film March 27, I still remember the illicit thrill of watching bad boy Sebastian Ryan Phillippe incestuously flirt with his sneering stepsister Kathryn Sarah Michelle Gellar. Does it hold up?
I remember it as if it were yesterday: the pastoral picnic setting, the thinly veiled faux innocence, the gentle yet confident lean in, the twenty seconds of tongue that felt like an eternity, and of course — who could forget? Related stories. As a twelve-year-old tomboy growing up in small town Vermont, I loved every second. The decidedly less highbrow Roger Kumble directed this version, which transported the salacious action from 18th century France to an uber wealthy New York City prep school.