In the Realm of the Senses

In the Realm of the Senses 2

One of the benefits of having a movie like 50 Shades of Grey dominate the box office is that it gets people talking about a subject that has been on my mind a lot recently: Sex. Thankfully the proprietors of An Online Universe, Australian film critics Sam McCosh and Andrew Buckle, two of the nicest people I had the pleasure of spending time with at TIFF last year, offered me the opportunity to get some sexual hang ups off my chest while they are off enjoying their honeymoon. As part of their site’s The Forgotten series, I wrote about my recent experience with Nagisa Ôshima’s In the Realm of the Senses, a film so graphic in its sexual content that it would make 50 Shades of Grey blush profusely.

You can read the full piece over at An Online Universe.