Movie Mandates: BASIC INSTINCT (Pearl Clutchers)


Welcome to Movie Mandates, a review show in which sibling cinephiles Andrew and Keleigh force each other to watch movies according to a monthly theme!  June is Pearl Clutchers month and my sister mandated Basic Instinct, a riff on the noire genre most famous for its interrogation scene where… oh my heavens!  Just thinking about it had me reflexively clutching my pearls so hard they broke.  Darn you, Basic Instinct!  Do you know how laborious it is to rethread these things?  How dare you!

Why, there ought to be a law!

  • 0:00 – Trivial Trivia
  • 6:01- Basic Instinct review
  • 1:03:16- Next episode’s mandated movie

We’ll be back in two weeks with another mandated movie.  If you’d like to watch it, click here to find where it’s streaming or available to rent.

If you’d like to watch the video version of Movie Mandates, you can do so on YouTube.  Alternatively, you can listen to and audio-only version on iTunes.  New episodes of Movie Mandates drop on the first and third Wednesday of every month!

Credits: Molehill Mountain is hosted by Andrew Eisen and Keleigh Eisen.  Music in the show includes “To the Top” by Silent Partner and is used with permission.  Movie Mandates logo and art by Lynndy Lee.