Elektra Luxx (2010)
The Friday Night of GEN ART 2010 was the first full showing of Elektra Luxx. And when we mean full we mean full – frontal.
The innuendo, the talent, “jimmie” ala Alan Linkman ala Sebastian Gutierrez did a wonderful presentation and dramatic score for soft p*rn- or should we say a film about the passions, hopes, aspirations of women and their sexual desires – laid out on film.
What Elektra (starring Carla Gugino) does for the audience is let the imagination wonder what will be next – will there be any nudity, hard core sex or just drama. Delightfully, Elektra Luxx features the twists of a loyal blogger recognized as the authority on all “thongs” LUXX. The genuine nature of LUXX is that from the cinematic perspective it works. For those who missed the full screening “debut” in SXSW, NYC’s GEN ART showed full frontal the homage to cinema’s evolution. As cast members recognized from HBO’s Entourage, to the saintly Julianne Moore, and to Carla Cugino (shown in above photo) along with other leading actresses takes the helm in confronting the desires of woman (cougars and cats) who want to explore their sexuality and sensuality as sole income earners- porn and traditional. Sebastian Guitierez goal of a trilogy on women hits a sweet spot. There are moments where the audience may get lost but the quirky humor covers any dropped frame – Trixie the delivery girl was one such segment.
From a fine art standpoint, the aspiration of a young woman wanting to make her way in stardom starts with a pose. The pose is either captured by natural painterly skill (like what Charles Dwyer Jr has done with Lubie’s Love – The Painting) or perhaps the real life story of fine art photographer Ted Williams – Williams, to make end’s meet, shot the soft and hard p*rn industry in the 70s and 80s and on one specific shoot fell in love with his life companion.
Go see this p*rn spoof – a spoof with many leading and emerging Hollywood stars. The lightning in the bottle for any Neal, Wilbur or Mr Rossar is that the audience will buy the merchandise – Elektra posters, books on how to perform optimally and Fast Times at Elektra High will resonate with the festival crowds and mass market.
Get the LUXX for your bookshelf and film library.
This film took 15 days, 10 actresses at a minimum and one talented director deserving distribution.
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