2 of 3 people found the following review helpful
When `The Celestine Prophecy' comes off the best seller lists, it will be interesting to see where it will be placed in the bookstores. Will it come under Religion, New Age Philosophy, Sociology, Science Fiction, Good Parenting or Child Psychology? - because it deals with all of these subjects, and more besides. Despite its somewhat pedestrian literary style, and at times simplistic analyses, it nevertheless deals with some very important contemporary issues which no doubt explains why it has been so popular.
On the positive side it makes the case, that will not please some people, that our understanding of spirituality has for too long been dominated by the Christian world-view… Read more
2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
It is well known that men sometimes die while having sex. It is especially likely to happen when an older man with a heart condition engages in vigorous sex with a younger woman. There are many worse ways to die!
When it is suspected that the woman, knowing her partner to have a weak heart, surreptitiously adds cocaine to his medication, heightens his excitement with some sado-masochistic rituals, and then inherits a large sum of money when he dies, you have the ingredients of the story behind 'Body of Evidence'. The woman in question, played by Madonna, is accused of commiting murder with her body.
This is a light hearted, well directed film with an intelligent script.
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