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Porn To Do It: Erika Lust's Cinematic Bakers Dozen
Mat Colegate , November 17th, 2015 09:06

Feminist pornographer Erika Lust picks 13 films and TV shows that have influenced her unique approach to the erotic. Slightly NSFW

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Shortbus (John Cameron Mitchell, 2006)

​I am a huge fan of John Cameron Mitchell, because he is fun and fearless. He's one of the few who have dared to portray real sex with real actors in a film for commercial theaters. Shortbus portrays sex as a crucial communication tool between human beings, whether there is a conventional relationship behind it or not. The link the film establishes between sex and happiness is so enthusiastic that it might seem naive at a certain point, but every time I watch it I can't help but surrender to the celebration of sex, life and creativity within it.


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