The Best Little Whorehouse In Texas (1982 USA)

65096f8950c426fb5f58346b28083bc0For sheer effrontery I don’t know who is more shameless: the title, Dolly Parton or me for showcasing the image above. But Dolly can project (among other things) sheer joy to the viewer with her bubbly persona. Thanks to her enthusiasm for the role as a brothel madam, this became the biggest musical success of 1980s cinema. [Read more…]

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Belle de Jour (France 1967)

largeMaybe all girls dream of being a prostitute. That’s a surreal thought! Moving on… the first glimpse of our main character, Séverine, occurs during a masochistic nightmare (or maybe its a welcome dream) where her husband betrays her on a coach ride through the woods. She awakens in bed, where we discover she has had dreams like this before. [Read more…]

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