Brandon isn’t a guy who enjoys the game nor does he seem to want to take advantage of women, but he needs his fix and accomplishes it with as little human connection as possible, preferring prostitutes to a willing partner whom he actually knows.
Censors save the NC-17 rating for extra special cases, and in practice it feels like much less artificial than, say, PG-13. Something about these films transcended the extremely liberal boundaries of the R rating, and in most cases the reasons are still apparent.
The basics of the MPAA’s rating system (from here). Oh, NC-17. You’re like that friend who’s always getting stupid at parties and killing everyone’s fun. And yet it’s impossible to ignore that person, and when it’s time to blow out the candles everyone shows up anyway. Cinematical notes that this […]