Fuck has Tera Patrick, Pat Boone and others debating whether U.S. freedom of speech protections should also be applied to ‘offensive’ language.
Sex at the Movies
Starring a fantastically off-kilter Kristoffer Joner, Pål Sletaune’s thriller Next Door ventures into territory that remained off-limits to Alfred Hitchcock.
Sex and violence in Brazil’s military dictatorship: ‘Damned Brazilian Movies!’ Every Thursday, the Casa França-Brasil in downtown Rio de Janeiro has been presenting the movie series “Malditos Filmes Brasileiros!” (Damned…
Linda Lovelace Deep Throat finally released in the UK Deep Throat, the epoch-making 1972 sexually explicit movie starring Linda Lovelace and directed by Gerard Damiano, was given its first UK…
The controversy surrounding the Meera Nazar kiss has the Pakistani actress vs. that country’s Ministry of Culture. Ashmit Patel is her Bollywood costar.
A Carmen-inspired South African ‘dance movie,’ German anti-Nazi fighters and a Taiwanese watermelon sex tale are Berlin’s top Golden Bear winners.
Jude Law, Marisa Tomei and Susan Sarandon are the highlights in Charles Shyer’s deeply flawed yet moderately entertaining Alfie 2004.
An Ed Wood film from 1971, the long-thought (partially) lost sexually explicit supernatural tale Necromania was an adult genre groundbreaker.
Unexpected UK and Australia decisions about the sex scenes in Michael Winterbottom’s explicit romantic drama 9 Songs has irked prudes.
The Alfred Kinsey scale of facts vs fiction: The life of the revolutionary and contentious American sex researcher vs Bill Condon’s well-regarded but sanitized 2004 film.
This year’s Toronto Fest has had its share of controversies, including those surrounding documentaries about animal abuse and White House contender John Kerry.
Kim Basinger is excellent in Tod Williams’ dramatically uneven psychological drama The Door in the Floor. Jeff Bridges and Jon Foster costar.
Starring Liam Neeson as the polemical sex researcher, Bill Condon’s otherwise well-made Kinsey movie biopic suffers from an excess of scruples.
Starring Halle Berry and Billy Bob Thornton, Marc Forster’s 2001 drama Monster’s Ball offers quality moments that fail to amount to a satisfying whole.