Argumentative August #44 – Reversal of Fortune (1990) – The Joy and Agony of Movies

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Ryan and I would like to once again welcome you to another review for our Argumentative August Blogathon.

This next film, Reversal of Fortune (1990) is being reviewed by Sean of The Joy and Agony of Movies

Let’s see what Sean thought of this movie….

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                                   Claus Von Bulow (Jeremy Irons) and Sunny (Glenn Close) in happier times.

In the book of Reversal of Fortune, a prosecutor describes the Von Bulow case as “”where the little man has a chance to to glimpse inside and see how the rich live (emphasis his)”. He also describes the case as having “everything”, as it has “money, sex, and drugs.” One would think that a tabloid-heavy case like this (described in some quarters as “the case of the decade”, according to Dershowitz’s book) would inspire…

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