By Jeffrey Overstreet
Continued from yesterday.
“You’re the sort of man who can’t know anyone intimately, least of all a woman.”
That may be the most stinging, hurtful reprimand I’ve ever heard.
Thank God it wasn’t aimed at me: Those words were spoken by Miss Lucy Honeychurch to her fiancé, Mr. Cesil Vyse, in 1985’s A Room With a View.
The insult broke their engagement. It also broke the poor man’s heart, just as it would have broken mine.
As I wrote yesterday, movies have influenced how I feel and what I think in the company of women. [Read more…]