Originally Posted by Demdike
A film not yet mentioned, perhaps rightly so - The last great gialli, except its American, with a Dutch director.
A detective investigating a murder, a deadly affair with three women, a novelist whose fictional murders have a strange way of coming true, a white silk scarf tied to a bed post , oh, and an ice pick. - Basic Instinct
And don't forget an infamous flashing scene that caused many a young lad to wear out the pause/rewind button on their remote!
Seriously though, I've never really rated this one, but the way you describe it; it actually sounds really good!