A Knight in Shining Wonder

        WONDER WOMAN Patty Jenkins, 2017 Superman saves the Metropolis. Batman saves Gotham. Wonder Woman saves the world. I am not exactly a fan of superhero movies, although I’ve seen quite a lot already. I don’t read comic books either. Nevertheless, I was thrilled to see Wonder Woman. Created by William Moulton […]

Sex on Celluloid

WARNING: This article contains adult-oriented texts and imagery. Reader discretion is advised. Sex. The cornerstone of any nutritious breakfast. Oops, wrong line. Now, let me try again. Sex… oh, f*ck it.Does it even need any introduction? Everybody does it. Men and women do it. Men and men do it. Women and women do it. People have […]

Cinematography: All That Heaven Allows

  ALL THAT HEAVEN ALLOWS (1955) Director: Douglas Sirk Cinematographer: Russell Metty   One of the most beautifully shot films, I believe, is Douglas Sirk’s All That Heaven Allows. Starring Jane Wyman and gay icon Rock Hudson, this romantic drama has an upper-class widow (Miss Wyman) and a younger nurseryman (Hudson) falling in love with […]

The Male-Inspired Lesbian Orgasm

  BELOW HER MOUTH April Mullen, 2016 Below Her Mouth was marketed as “a lesbian movie that finally has the female gaze.” And then there’s Erika Linder as one of the lead characters. I was excited to watch the film because of its alleged female gaze and the androgynous beauty of Miss Linder. Unexpectedly, my […]

Beauty and the Boy

        MALENA Giuseppe Tornatore, 2000 She walks in beauty, like the night Of cloudless climes and starry skies; And all that’s best of dark and bright Meet in her aspect and her eyes: Thus mellow’d to that tender light Which heaven to gaudy day denies.– Lord Byron, She Walks in Beauty Filmmaker […]

Baby, I Was *Porn* This Way

  WARNING: This post contains sexually explicit material. You must be at least 18 years old (21 years in some jurisdictions) to read this… blah blah blah… and all those legal bullsh*t porn disclaimers, which are not implemented at all. In short, please don’t read any further if you are not comfortable discussing hardcore pornography. Ah… […]

Top 13 Favorite Title Sequences

Title sequence is that part of a movie (or TV show) wherein the title and key cast and production members are listed, often incorporating creative visuals and compelling music. Most title sequences aim to set the mood of a film. Some title sequences come before or after a prologue, while some serve as the prologue […]