MOVIES: THE RULES OF ATTRACTION

Directed by Roger Avary

From a novel by the world's oldest bad boy, Bret Easton Ellis, comes this frenetically chic look at a daisy chain of collegiate craving. The cafeteria girl (Kate Bosworth) loves the scheming stud (James Van Der Beek), who loves the soulful virgin (Shannyn Sossamon), who loves the smug film student (Kip Pardue), while a gorgeous bisexual (Ian Somerhalder) is ready to have them all. Sex, drugs and rack 'n' ruin; pretty people doing nasty things to one another...honestly, what more could you want in a movie? --By Richard Corliss

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