Cruel Intentions Is Coming Back To Theaters
joseph L - March 20, 2019

Scatter Seeds Of Kindness



If you have a friend worth loving
Love him. Yes, and let him know
That you love him, ere life's evening
Tinge his brow with sunset glow
Why should good words ne'er be said
Of a friend till he is dead?

If you hear a song that thrills you
Sung by any child of song
Praise it. Do not let the singer
Wait deserved praises long
Why should one who thrills your heart
Lack the joy you may impart?

If you hear a prayer that moves you
By its humble, pleading tone
Join it. Do not let the seeker
Bow before his God alone
Why should not thy brother share
The strength of ‘two or three' in prayer?

If your work is made more easy
By a friendly, helping hand
Say so. Speak out brave and truly
Ere the darkness veil the land
Should a brother workman dear
Falter for a word of cheer?

Scatter thus your seeds of kindness
All enriching as you go
Leave them. Trust the Harvest-Giver
He will make each seed to grow
So, until the happy end
Your life shall never lack a friend

Cult favorite Cruel Intentions turned 20 years old last week. The movie was inspired by the 18th-century novel Les Liaisons dangereuses by Pierre Choderlos de Laclos. The novel is about two ex-lovers turned rivals who use seduction as a weapon to control and exploit one another. The cruel games and manipulative talent inspired the 21st-century remake. At the time Cruel Intentions came out in 1999, the world was unprepared for such debauchery. Cinema was in an era of innocent, clean teenage movies and when it came to theaters it exploded.

 

As far as movies go, the cast is very important and Cruel Intentions is no exception. Sarah Michelle Gellar played Kathryn Merteuil, a scheming New York schoolgirl with a cocaine problem. Her stepbrother Sebastian Valmont, played by Ryan Phillippe, is just as manipulative as Kathryn. The two step-siblings make a bet: Sebastian has to score big with the daughter of the headmaster at their school, Annette. The thing is, Annette will only wait until marriage to sleep with a man. The deal is that is Kathryn wins the bet, he gets to be with Kathryn, the only girl he will never have. And if he loses, Kathryn gets his Roadster.

 

The movie has remained a favorite over the years no matter how they feel about the twisted plot. Fans both love and hate Sebastian’s super attractive, equally manipulative character. And then who can forget about that iconic kiss between Kathryn and Cecile. Back in 2016 there were rumored talks of a potential Cruel Intentions television show, but unfortunately, it never came out to anything. 
In honor of the much-beloved film’s 20th birthday, Sony Pictures has some big news! Beginning March 21st, Cruel Intentions will hit theaters across America for just one week only! To find out which theater near you is hosting the flick go to cruelintentions.com. So be sure to snag a ticket, ’90s babes, and get ready for some nostalgia overload!