Jude Dry. As film festivals pivot to the ever-shifting landscape of distribution and sales, the way we consume independent film is changing more dramatically than anyone could have predicted. Audiences can now experience a wider variety of films online, opening a world of possibilities that will hopefully benefit smaller films. Most filmmakers begin to craft their voices with shorts, and given the significance of making a strong first impression, the format encourages creative risks. While mainstream Hollywood struggles to address human sexuality in any meaningful way, these four recently-released short films explore sex and desire with a refreshing playfulness. Lead actress Amy Rutherford embodies her frisky businesswoman with an empowered girlishness, communicating everything from desperate lust to soulful longing with nothing more than a few subtle looks.
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Skip navigation! Story from Movies. The sexiest movies aren't necessarily lurking in the adults-only section of HBO — or in the deleted archives of one's browser history. Often, the steamiest films are mainstream. Whether a flick actually features a crazy-hot love scene or a more innocent tryst between a forbidden couple, it's perfectly acceptable to find these movies tantalizing. Let's be real: That was totally the filmmaker's point.
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Sex scenes are pretty common in most R-rated or even PG mainstream Hollywood movies. But if an actor reveals a body part other than the standard butt or nipple — or if, heaven forbid, there's a shot that features a stray penis or pubic hair — all hell breaks loose. That said, some intrepid Hollywood filmmakers have tried to capture real sex on camera before, and a handful of brave actors have copped to having legit PIV sex on screen. Directed by Lars von Trier and starring Willem Dafoe and Charlotte Gainsbourg, the controversial Antichrist tells the story of a couple grieving over the loss of their toddler.
Some movies—like In the Mood for Love and Before Sunrise —are more noteworthy for their ambient erotic charge than for outright graphic sexiness. Others, like Body Heat and Mulholland Dr. Sometimes the nastiest or naughtiest characters are the biggest turn-ons. But in one way or another, all of these movies on this list have the power to put us in the mood for love. Contact us at letters time.