Its one of those soft porn comedies released before rural america got access to internet porn.
Joyce Carol Oates shouldn't have written Blonde. What could a literary non hottie know about the exploitation of femme, highly sexualized women - women who look and act like Oates have no compassion or love for women like Marilyn. They're just as bad as men at writing them.
Marilyn in Blonde is either topless, crying, screaming, abused, saying 'daddy', getting drugged... the real Marilyn Monroe would've been either taking a bath, reading a book, walking alone or with a close…
Antiporno explores female identity and sexual oppression in true Sono fashion. But it isn't the only film of his to do so. His psychosexual nightmare Guilty of Romance and surreal film Tag similarly tackle these themes. These three films could be seen as Sono's "woman of contemporary Japan" series with the exploration of the female condition at its core.
Antiporno is part of Nikkatsu's Roman Porno Reboot, a project set up to celebrate the 45th anniversary of the genre that…