The First Time (1978) or: How to separate sex from sex with Anthony Spinelli

Have you ever pondered about the question of how a film centered around authentic, thus outwardly far more equable renditions of intercourse can manage to tell encounter from encounter, to dinstinguish the metaphysical weight being thrown around so freely? Anthony Spinelli’s “The First Time”, the prolific director’s final offering in a longstanding streak of outré, highly avantgarde films preceding his second coming as careful constructor of more narratively inclined fare, seems to have been constructed entirely around this very idea and adds the further challenge of answering without ever sacrificing its carelessly understated tone. Weiterlesen…

Auch im Mann steckt bloß ein großes Kind: Oriental Baby Sitter (1977)

    My girl babysits for someone on her block
    Then I come up to join her and we start to rock
    The baby hears the beat and man it is a shock
    When he goes ‘Ggggg-gggg’

    (Buzz Clifford – Baby Sittin’ Boogie)

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Midnight Confessions #01: Not your everyday pervert – Night Caller (1976)

    I had to interrupt and stop this conversation
    Your voice across the line gives me a strange sensation
    I’d like to talk when I can show you my affection

    (The Nerves – Hanging on the Telephone)

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