‘Masters of Sex’ Review: Stylish and Seductive, With a Lot of Pleasurable Dramatic Foreplay

Alternately titillating and prudish, “Masters of Sex” definitely does not climax too soon.

Showtime’s series about pioneering sex researchers Masters & Johnson unfolds at a leisurely pace: There’s a lot of dramatic foreplay before Dr. William Masters (Michael Sheen) and research partner Virginia Johnson (Lizzy Caplan) take their relationship to the next level.

If he were watching — and oh, how he loved to watch — the clinical doctor might check his watch and wonder why consummation was taking so long. But he would be missing the pleasures of the slow build up on “Masters of Sex.”  Read More...



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