bodice-ripping

bodice-ripping

adj
1. (Journalism & Publishing) censorious (of literature and films) historical, melodramatic, with sex and violence
2. (Film) censorious (of literature and films) historical, melodramatic, with sex and violence
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bodice-ripping

[ˈbɒdɪsrɪpɪŋ] ADJ [film, novel] → romanticón
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She got her breakthrough in the BBC's bodice-ripping drama The Tudors, playing Jane Seymour opposite Jonathan Rhys Meyers' Henry VIII.
But tonight, the bodice-ripping costume drama really gets going as Victoria, played by Jenna Coleman, navigates her way through the perils of being a teenage girl.
Overall, while not the easiest introduction to the subject, this monumental work is an essential addition to the library of anyone interested in Russian history and the doomed dynasty of the Romanovs, "blood-spattered, gold-plated, diamond-studded, swash-buckled, bodice-ripping and star-crossed".
Weepies have been with us as long as there's been cinema -- spawned from a coupling of celluloid with bodice-ripping romance novels.
Adapted from Seth Grahame-Smith's parody novel, Pride And Prejudice And Zombies puts a gruesome twist on Jane Austen's period drama, transplanting the heaving bosoms and unspoken desire to a bodice-ripping 19th-century Britain where young women are skilled in swordplay as well as needlecraft.
Adapted from Seth Grahame-Smith's parody novel, Pride And Prejudice And Zombies puts a gruesome twist on Jane AustA en's period drama, transplanting the heaving bosoms and unspoken desire to a bodice-ripping 19th-century Britain where young women are skilled in swordplay as well as needlecraft.
Adapted from Seth GrahameSmith's parody novel, Pride And Prejudice And Zombies puts a gruesome twist on Jane Austen's period drama, transplanting the heaving bosoms and unspoken desire to a bodice-ripping 19th-century Britain where young women are skilled in swordplay as well as needlecraft.
Adapted from Seth Grahame- Smith's parody novel, Pride And Prejudice And Zombies puts a gruesome twist on Jane Austen's period drama, transplanting the heaving bosoms and unspoken desire to a bodice-ripping 19th-century Britain where young women are skilled in swordplay as well as needlecraft.
If period pieces (with a touch of swordplay and bodice-ripping action) tickle your fancy, look no further.
9 SHOWBIZ Game of Thrones star Natalie Dormer, right, talks about her latest bodice-ripping telly project.
This isn't a gathering of bodice-ripping romances, however, so expect graphic content.
Political outrage over "nipplegate" followed and for the next six years the Super Bowl avoided acts where there was any risk of bodice-ripping, opting instead for the likes of Paul McCartney and Bruce Springsteen.