Who’s having a good time?


Sarah Woolley takes a closer look at boundary-pushing on film, and articulates why she winces through Hollywood sex scenes and not porn.

“…Being mindful of what media we consume, in all its guises, helps us decide what works well with our values. It’s a mindfulness that can be informed by information but never aesthetics. How something looks, be it soft focus kissing or HD hardcore, can only inform our tastes. It’s no indicator of who is having a good time.”

Lisa Dusenbery is the former managing editor of The Rumpus. More from this author →