The other night, TheGloss‘ Deputy Editor Ashley Cardiff was surfing through Netflix Instant for her favorite genres–“critically acclaimed understated independent violent movies,” obviously–when one striking cover caught her eye. It belonged to a lesser known movie from 1990 called White Palace. Lured by the image’s outlandishly steamy qualities, she discovered that the film concerns a young James Spader (!) ensnared in a sexy romance with a much older and poorer Susan Sarandon. Ashley proceeded to watch White Palace. She came into the office today to boast about her strange, exciting experience only to discover… Editor in Chief Jennifer Wright fucking loves White Palace. Here, they dicuss.