Yet whatever its air of extremity and sophistication, Elle has many of the qualities you find in a certain kind of American blockbuster, not least its too-muchness: Sex is violently unerotic
and violence is good cartoon fun; feelings can be nonexistent or operatic but are above all joyously incoherent, which is to say, unpredictable by means of conventional psychology.
Perhaps the most striking aspect of Sotheby's London's 16 February inaugural Erotic: Passion & Desire sale was how singularly unerotic
most of the exhibits were.
In Rob Stone and Maria Pilar Rodriguez's 2015 Basque Cinema: A Cultural and Political History, the authors call Caotica Ana "discordant and incoherent" even some of the scenes "repulsive, unfunny and unerotic
lists complement the many painted pots that include a female piper or an allusion to the aulos.
, it was poorly distributed and hard for Russian readers to find.
A bewitching creature, but almost quite unerotic
. Watching her inspires as little sexual excitement as does the sight of a beautiful beast of prey.
Because the latter culture would be too boring for any self-respecting individual to want to live in, even more bloody boring than the current TV landscape where, aside from occasional eruptions of unerotic
twerking by sexless skanks, every other show seems to involve snippy little Pajama Boys sitting around snarking at each other in the antiseptic eunuch pose that now passes for "ironic." It's "irony" as the last circle of Dante's cultural drain; it's why every show advertised as "edgy" and "transgressive" offers the same pitiful combination of attitude and impotence as a spayed cat humping.
An essentially unerotic
poem suddenly becomes eroticized, albeit teasingly, when the reader arrives to "I'm not out for a jog or / to find a misplaced piece of scoundrel lover." In "White Body Radiation" (page 49), Bashir tackles the social imperative of corporeal conformity.
He said: "I was disorientated, it was very unexotic and unerotic
Uneven, but a strildng calling card for many involved, this sexually explicit (if deliberately unerotic
) item is likely to seduce more adventurous fest programmers than distributors.
Of these, "Claribel," "Isabel," and "Madefine" are typical; it is surely wrong to blame these poems for being "unerotic
"; (2) they are rather the working out of a mood in which descriptive and lyric verse are fused in the contemplation of an imaginary female figure.