I haven't seen BLUE IS THE WARMEST COLOR yet. Frankly, if it wasn't for the supposedly intense lesbian scenes between stars Léa Seydoux and Adèle Exarchopoulos, I probably wouldn't bother with it. There are noteworthy exceptions, but for the most part I'm bored stiff by the pretentious festival circuit movies. That being said, by the look of these two entwined around one another for Interview magazine, I'm certainly willing to overlook my preconceptions. What can I say, lesbians and intense sex scenes make all the difference. I'll just go with it like so many NC-17 sex romps from Europe that have come before. You watch some shit with subtitles for a bit until the hot sex scene. Then you watch some more subtitled shit until the next scene.
Does that make me seem like an ignorant rube of an American? Tough. Hey look, I'm a heterosexual, American male and therefore without much stake in the relationship issues between French lesbians. That's just a fact. However, slip a bunch of intense sex scenes in between the story of a French lesbian relationship and you've just given me ample reason to invest my time. That probably makes me a pig in addition to being an ignorant rube. Meh, I'm cool with that.
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