Blue is the Warmest Color and the Lesbian Experience

Since it won the Palme D’Or at Cannes this past May, Blue is the Warmest Color has been kicking up a dust cloud of controversy that has shifted recently from the film’s lengthy sex scene and NC-17 rating to allegations by the movie’s stars Léa Seydoux and Adèle Exarchopoulos that director Abdellatif Kechiche was… » 11/17/13 4:30pm 11/17/13 4:30pm

Crap Letter from a Dude, Irate French Filmmaker Edition

Blue Is the Warmest Color, that critical darling of a French film that won the Palme d’Or and Steven Spielberg’s undying affections for its epic (it’s a three-hour movie) and graphic lesbian sex scenes, has been generating a ton of controversy ahead of its U.S. release date. An open (and very crappy) letter from the… » 10/28/13 2:40pm 10/28/13 2:40pm

A Gay Man and Woman Discuss "the Best Sex I've Ever Seen on Screen"

Since its debut earlier this year at the Cannes Film Festival, Abdellatif Kechiche's eventual Palm d'or-winning Blue Is the Warmest Color has been one of the most discussed movies of the year. The three-hour French-language film features about 10 minutes of explicit lesbian sex over three scenes (including one that… » 10/27/13 12:02pm 10/27/13 12:02pm