'The Change-Up': A Sex Comedy That Hates Sex

Why do so many Hollywood sex comedies hate sex so much?

This year alone, we’ve already had "No Strings Attached," "Friends with Benefits" and "Hall Pass," three movies that overtly state that all carnal relations between two consenting adults are icky and soul-crushing if they take place outside of the blessed state of matrimony, or at least couplehood.

These movies entice audiences with storylines that promise to be about freewheeling, mature sex unencumbered by guilt or convention, but by the final reel, you can pretty much bet the farm that a ring’s going on someone’s finger or that chastened spouses will learn their lessons. Read More...



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