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  • Sexplosion [Vendetta, 1991] C+

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Sexplosion [Vendetta, 1991]
Disco-porn lite for kids who have so much trouble figuring out kink isn't sinful that they flip to the jive about how it captures the truth of male-female dynamics, patriarchal oppression, human nature, or whatever else feels-good-do-it. It beats S'Express's Intercourse, which must have been named after the town in Pennsylvania, but if you crave the real shit, sample the Lords of Acid's Lust. These Chicagoans are betting you'll feel more comfortable with a fake. In the '90s, when artists start talking both-a-parody-and-a-celebration, it's 50-50 the concept they can't put their finger on is exploitation. C+