Then the first trailer came out , with its vagina and oral sex close-ups, as well as Shia LaBeouf, and it quickly became one of the most anticipated movies of the winter. It passed the Screening Room Test. Regardless, it is not surprising that what can appear natural to some can also appear shocking to others. The latest art house film from Lars von Trier made headlines for its orgasmic posters , an unusual discount for infants and — probably most notably — its use of digitally added porn doubles for the sex scenes. Indeed, real sex often breaks the natural flow of fiction, disrupting our enjoyment of two otherwise pleasurable — or so one hopes — activities: having sex and watching a movie.
The movie is silly as hell. In short, the physicality of sex can be ugly. Listen to America. The reality of sex on screen makes many people feel awkward and uncomfortable, and not merely the actors.