Tagged: mood: dirty


Concubine, The (Korean Film)

Though the poster may mislead, The Concubine deals little with love, instead entangling itself with sacrifice, suspicion, backstabbing and revenge set in the Joseon Dynasty (1392–1897) in a way that you’re never likely to see on television unless HBO is planning a telenovela.


Dangerous Liaisons (2012)

Famous playboy Xie Yifan sets out to bed wholesome widow Du Fenyu in a bet with an outstanding lady of society, Mo Jieyu, who’s out to get a young ingenue who’s crossed her path in the 1930’s Shanghai adaptation of Choderlos de Laclos’ Les Liaisons Dangereuses.


Paperboy, The

The Paperboy desperately tries to be trashy and fun, but ends up being an experimental mess that lets down its greatest asset.


Amy Lane – Sidecar (2012)

Sidecar doesn’t need verbose overstatements of appreciation, exaggerated appeals of its brilliance. A story is as simple as love itself, it stands alone and shines on its own merits.


Ted (2012)

Underneath all the pop culture references, geeky stuff, music from MacFarlane’s iPod, and unapologetic drug use, Ted has a nice message about growing up, friendship, love, and owning up to your decisions.


Score (1974)

A look at Radley Metzger’s adult film from the early seventies that explores sexuality better than most modern films do.