THE fainthearted have learned to close their eyes in the dark of the cinema when faced with a too-violent image. But who can bear to look away during a sex scene? Regardless of how we might judge it later, it's hard to take our eyes off that car wreck of human flesh. Nevertheless, audiences have always been ambivalent about what they do and do not want to see on the screen -- even when a sex scene was but a first kiss and a racy cut to the cigarette.
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Let’s Talk About Border’s Wild Intersex Troll Love Scene
Based on just the most surface-level description — a disaffected border guard finds new meaning in her life after meeting a mysterious stranger — it could easily be filed under Toned Down Oscar Drama, but Border offers something so much more. Yes, the unhappy officer with an extraordinary sense of smell and a paralyzing fear of lightning is a troll living among humans, but when we meet Tina Eva Melander , she has no idea why she is the way she is, or why she looks the way she does. What makes it startling is that Tina, to that point, had presented as female and Vero as male — but in the heat of the moment, Tina is shocked to find that she actually has a penis that produces when she is aroused. Vore, aware of what they are, is prepared for this, but she is not, and their encounter in the woods rips down the last barrier Tina has between her performance of humanness and her internal animal impulses.
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The story was presented through the eyes of fellow jealous composer Antonio Salieri F. Murray Abraham , who was confined in an asylum, and shared flashbacks with the hospital's cleric, Father Vogler Richard Frank. Mozart experienced a quiet death in bed in at the age of
There's an unspoken agreement between moviegoers and filmmakers who make safe, mainstream fare: If the former gives the latter's work a look, the latter won't do anything to disrupt the viewers' emotions beyond the norm. There may be some laughs, some jolts, and possibly a tear or two, but nothing that will leave any permanent scars. Then there are those directors who don't care about that agreement.