Andrew Clarke. Writer Alan Stafford reading his first novel Bonkore! The British film industry in the s went through something of an identity crisis.
Sign in. Sorted by year then alphabetically. List included two Irish -British co-productions and a short Irish film.
The s could have been amazing time for British Film. They should have been amazing. In the s Britain had the opportunity to much more clearly and impressively define its own cinematic identity.
WE British are scorned by the world for our attitude to sex. Unsophisticated, unromantic, unimaginative, unattractive, unhygienic, inhibited and generally inept — these are the characteristics that spring to the foreign mind when forced to think of our men as potential partners. The very genre itself is curious. But British sex comedies were not great works of art.
Sex comedy or more broadly sexual comedy is a genre in which comedy is motivated by sexual situations and love affairs. Although "sex comedy" is primarily a description of dramatic forms such as theatre and film, literary works such as those of Ovid  and Chaucer  may be considered sex comedies. Sex comedy was popular in 17th century English Restoration theatre.
The parade of cinema halls erected in London in the early decades of the 20th century were monuments to yesteryear by the time the swinging sixties ended. The number of film-goers dropped by half as people became couch potatoes, choosing to lounge in front of Coronation Street rather than head out to the ornate Art Deco silver screens. And so the old Carlton Cinema on Essex Road, The Rex in Stratford, Gaumont Palace in Streatham and many other screens began to close and eventually end up as bingo halls, bowling alleys or churches.
Sign in. R 90 min Comedy. In this silly soft-core sex comedy, Tony Kenyon is Custer Firkeshaw, the owner of a girlie magazine.
With an increasing number of DVD releases bringing some of these trashy films to attention once more, we're currently trying to work out where the line between porn and comedy is drawn, and thus what we should be covering on this website. There are obvious examples, such as Robin Askwith 's Confessions Of For example, the following handful of titles are listed by the ever authoritative ahem IMDb as 'comedy' and having UK production. The cast of some also lend weight to the comedy label, but other plot outlines, reviews and details are less than convincing that some aren't just plain soft porn:.
There's nothing I love more than a good laugh. Give me a stand up comedy gig or good sitcom any day of the week. The more sarcasm and sexual escapades the better.
During The '70swhen sex and nudity in mainstream films were at their height and the boundary between soft-core porn and mainstream was blurred, the UK film industry's main product, aside from big-screen Brit Com adaptations, consisted of low-budget comedies with sexual themes featuring a great deal of nudity and slapstick. Modern viewers almost universally agree that these were flat-out awful films, but some enjoy them anyway. Most famous was the Confessions from a Holiday Campfour films entitled Confessions