Sex in the cinema is in the spotlight on Starz, November 10.
Starz Inside: Sex and the Cinema looks at many films that test the limits, from mainstream studio films to product that in its time has been considered pornographic. Starz Inside: Sex and the Cinema premieres on Starz, Tuesday, November 10 at 10:00 p.m. (et/pt).Take a steamy trip through the milestones of erotic cinema and how movies have reflected our changing attitudes towards sex over the decades.
Those appearing in the special include: Adam Rifkin, Director – Look, Alonso Duralde, Film Critic – MSNBC, Andrew Fleming, Director – Threesome, Candis Cayne, Actress – “Dirty Sexy Money,” Dennis Hensley, Author – “Shooting Party,” Dominique Swain, Actress – Lolita, Frangela – Comedy Duo, Jason Mewes, Actor - Zack and Miri Make a Porno, Jennifer Tilly, Actress – Bound, Jim Hemphill, Director - Bad Reputation, Keith Gordon, Director - Waking the Dead, Paul Verhoeven, Director - Basic Instinct/Showgirls, Polly Shannon, Actress – Lie With Me, Rena Riffel – Actress – Showgirls, and Ron Shelton, Director - Bull Durham. Film clips include: American Beauty, American Gigolo, American Pie, Body Double, Bound, Caligula, Lolita (1997), Out of Sight, Sex, Lies & Videotape, Shortbus and Threesome.
Starz Inside host Richard Roeper was co-host of “Ebert & Roeper” for eight years. For the last 20 years he has been a columnist for the Chicago Sun-Times. He was also a contributor to Fox News in Chicago, where his commentaries were nominated for five Emmys, winning twice. He has written seven books, and he continues to review films for richardroeper.com.