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Paff
12-16-2000, 06:43 PM
OK, I saw something pretty damn funny last night and had to share.

The local "art house" theater, which normally shows foreign films and classic revivals, showed two 3-D Disco Porn movies from the 70s. Yes, it was Boogie Nights for real.

Having never seen 3-D porn, I decided to go. There was actually a rather large crowd, apparently as curious as I was. Anyway, in one of the movies, Hard Candy, there was a scene with some geek at a computer. It was supposedly a "plot" scene (back in the 70s, they actually tried to put a story into adult movies), and in the background was the famous (and rare) Suspiria poster. You know, the one with the letters that looked like lungs, and the tagline "the only thing more terrifying...."

It was a 1977 movie, and they probably just tacked that poster up and threw it out afterwards...damn.....

DVD Connoisseur
12-16-2000, 10:33 PM
As a semi-link, how about "porn in horror films"! The only example which springs to mind is the cinema scene in "An American Werewolf in London". There have to be other examples, though. Anybody able to add to this?

rhett
12-16-2000, 11:01 PM
The only one that I can think of from the top of my head is on Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter. It is minimal, but that annoying fellow with the curly hair finds a very old pornographic movie in the cabin and watches it. I don't know if it could be considered a 'porn' but still...

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"i spent eight years trying to reach him, and then another seven trying to keep him locked up for i realized what was living behind that boy's eyes was purely and simply...evil." - Dr. Loomis, Halloween

Argento Fan 2003
12-17-2000, 03:08 AM
I find that ironic because Suspiria is one of the few horror films without nudity and sex.

hojimoji
12-17-2000, 04:03 AM
Wasn't there a breast somewhere in Suspiria?

David666
12-19-2000, 01:57 PM
Serial Mom
Videodrome
Frisk
Via Appia
Cruising
Rocky Horror (magazine)
Final Destination (magazine)

Had glimpses of pornography in them. I'm sure there are others, but I can't think of them right now.

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-David

"Didn't they tell you Kirsty, the rules of the fairy tale have changed. Not only am I the wicked stepmother, but I'm also the evil queen. So come on! Take your best shot, Snow White!"
- Julia (Claire Higgings)
Hellbound: Hellraiser 2

"If I go crazy then will you still call me Superman?"
... who knows, its on the radio all the time.

Rock
12-19-2000, 02:21 PM
And of course, Karen (Dee Wallace) meets Eddie in a viewing booth at an adult bookstore at the opening of THE HOWLING.