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Exotic Erotic

Don Juan '67, an obscure Mexican sex and espionage film. A bird's-eye crane shot of Eva Norvind, dressed in matching pop art checked mini and shades roars through the streets in a Cadillac convertible, also in complementary checks, makes for a bizarre and fascinating image. Bizarre and fascinating ... Read more
An excellent contemporary companion piece to Monica Treut's Didn't do it for Love, Erotica explores female sexuality by consulting the opinions and experiences of an international group of ten artists, performers, authors and practitioners, all with a singular slant on activities in the bedroom ... Read more
Experimental filmmaker William E. Jones opens Finished with a shot of a small image of a male porn star in an advertisement for a gay phone line. The porn star is French-Canadian Alan Lambert, who took his own life at 25, leaving behind an elaborate 10-page suicide note explaining his desire to die ... Read more
You have been warned: only an actual porn flick would come close to the highly provocative and explicit nature of Sex/Life in LA. This unflinching German documentary turns a lustful and inquiring gaze upon the 'other' Hollywood, Los Angeles equally infamous porn industry, concentrating, in this ... Read more
John Greyson, acclaimed Canadian director of Lilies (MIFF 97) and AIDS musical Zero Patience (1993), embraces a more experimental - though eminently accessible - style with Uncut. The scene is Ottawa, 1979, and three eccentric gay men - all named Peter - find their lives intertwined and problematic ... Read more
One critic has referred to Unmade Beds helmer Nicholas Barker as, 'A fly on the wall turned into a vulture,'' another as, "The most sadistic director in the UK." Strangely, the remarks were meant as praise but draw your attention to the fact that Barker is at his best when he is picking at the ... Read more
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