“The difference between pornography and erotica is lighting.” This was according to Gloria Leonard. It is not an easy thing to depict sex artistically in a movie, especially when there is a very thin line determining what is subtle and gross. Zimbio made a list of 2013 movies which depicted sex in the best way possible. Here are some of those.
Blue Is the Warmest Color
Often touted as the most erotic movie ever made, this movie is about the sexual tension between Adéle Exarchopoulos and Léa Seydoux. There is a 7-minute sex scene which has become both controversial and iconic. Both the actresses admitted that they did feel “manipulated” while shooting for the intimate scenes. Real-life lesbian couples scrutinized the “positions” in the film but ended up not being impressed. However, the on-screen depiction impressed quite a lot of people.
The Spectacular Now
This is a story of a shy young girl and a teenage alcoholic. Shailene Woodley and Miles Teller create the on-screen chemistry and end up having sex in a typical adolescent bedroom. The scene is not even close to a graphic one as there is hardly any nudity shown. On the contrary, the end product happens to be extremely intimate.
The most revealing sex scene of 2013 is from this movie where Vanessa Hudgens and Ashley Benson appeared to get involved in a graphic act after a drug dealer wants to impress them with his guns, clothes and money. However, the girls catch hold of his gun and point it on him. There is hardly any real sex depicted here but the group of three grope one another and make a convincing act.
The Wolf of Wall Street
This movie promoted the objectification of women. Legendary Filmmaker Martin Scorsese made Leonardo DiCaprio throw a pile of cash on Margot Robbie when she refuses to have sex with him.
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