Date Joined: April 2001
Profile URL: http://www.adultdvdtalk.com/dave
Recent Forum Posts
- 12/10/2001 6:37 PM
- Sex “in character” recommendations?
Can anybody here help me out by recommending some titles and clearing-up a few points/observations for me?
I have a slight problem with the majority of both hardcore and softcore pornography that is being made. The problem is that of the on-screen sex never being performed “in character” and without any narrative set-up for the sex scenes that creates tension, suspense, excitement, an investment in the characters that makes the film ‘erotic’ because the sex is in context to the story. A plot devise that gives the story or scene an 'edge'. Good examples of this done pretty well in softcore are a few of the Shannon Tweed films and Greg Dark’s soft films like Mirror Images, Undercover, Secret G...
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- 4/17/2001 3:10 PM
- Mainstream critics/publicity?
Wow... that’s an interesting point. I think is that it’s just the nature of the beast. Whether the studios say they want to make mainstream style product and bring their stuff into the mainstream, they actually don’t want to go the whole hog. Well at least they don’t want to rock the boat. Also the product is very different to what was in the 70s. They seem to be doing well as they are now. I would agree that it does take more than a flashy cover and swanky dvd extras to bring the product towards the mainstream.
I think Paul Thomas did try with Bad Wives. I'm not sure what happend? The thing is that AVN and the regular porn reviewers all seem to enjoy a mutually beneficial relationship with the studio...