Guilty Pleasures Monday – Clive Owen

Clive Owen Courtesy of daughter and I were watching television together and a commercial came on. I hear her say, “He’s hot” and think, “Yes, he is.” I guess it goes to prove that rugged handsome men still reach across all age groups.

The first time I saw Clive was on a plane. Unfortunately, not in real life. King Arthur was playing and while I had heard middling reviews about the film and a lot of complaints about the historical basis upon which this Arthurian movie was based, I couldn’t drag my eyes off the screen! It was a long long flight, so I got to watch it twice.

Of course, I waited for the Director’s Cut of the movie, which has a little more romance than the original release. That’s the one thing that this film needed — a little more romance between gorgeous Clive and equally devastating Keira Knightley. There was real chemistry between them!

So, Clive is this Monday’s Guilty Pleasure. Go out and rent/buy King Arthur. You will not be sorry that you did.

Clive is currently starring in Shoot ‘Em Up with Paul Giamatta and Monica Belluci. The site describes it as a “gritty action-paced thriller” although upon seeing the trailers, hubby and I thought it was a spoof. Hmm. Possibly a problem, right? If anybody goes to see the movie when it comes out on Sept. 7, please write back and let us know what you thought.

King Arthur Banner from Murph's Place along with lots of news at this site about the movie.

P.S. — I’ll be chatting today at noon at as well as chatting tonight at 9 at the NJRW/Noveltalk Chat room ( Stop by for a chance to discuss SECRET AGENT REUNION and to possibly win a fun prize!

8 Replies to “Guilty Pleasures Monday – Clive Owen”

  1. Hubber hubber I love that rugged look, perhaps its the messy hair or the unshaven 5o’clock shadow still present that makes men so oh la la … I just get tempted to run my fingers on that luscious bod. Clive my man, you can park you boots under my bed anytime *GRIN*

  2. Thanks, Kaye! It was nice getting to chat with you. Good luck with your writing and if you ever have any questions, just drop me a line. I’ve got some articles on the site under Meet Me! as well.

  3. Hi Caridad! Enjoyed the chat today at eharlequin! I hope you do more of those. I love your books and love Nocturne as well. I’m getting ready to read Agent Reunion. I look forward to seeing more of you and your work. Kaye

  4. You know what, I was a little . . . I don’t know . . . iffy about the cover ’cause it shows her all clingy and Dani is anything but clingy! LOL!

    So glad you enjoyed it.

  5. I read secret agent reunion last week while at a womyn’s music festival. Talk about a guilty pleasure! I felt like I had to hide the cover or the feministas and the left handed batters might come after me with their mohawks blazing! Had a great time reading it, added a little to the suspense having to read it clandestinely.

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