Beyond Vanilla
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A documentary, which explores the kinkier aspects of sex on the other side of vanilla. With interviews, demonstrations and a good dose of how-to instructions, the film covers the gamut of fetishes and S&M practices. Sharing fantasies, experiences and pleasures, the over 100 people interviewed in the film help to blur boundaries and shed new light on sexuality and sexual practices.
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 60%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"The sexual arena is where all sorts of issues get worked out, sure, but, sexuality is far more nuanced and complicated than can be contained in a few identity boxes or capsulized by physical practices."
‑ Ernest Hardy, L.A. Weekly
"The cheerful how-to aspect ('cut and file your nails!') adds to the sense that the whole thing seems to have drifted in from some late-night infomercial netherland."
‑ Dennis Lim, Village Voice
"The film is unquestionably educational: If nothing else, one comes away with a certain respect for the dedication true kinkiness demands."
‑ Maitland McDonagh, TV Guide's Movie Guide
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