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The Path to Forgiveness - Lilith Likes to Watch Mystery Month

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Melting Point & Murder Mystery Double Feature - Lilith Likes to Watch Mystery Month

Title: Melting Point Year: 2022 Starring: Mindy Stricke, Zoey Wells Director: Mindy Stricke Synopsis: Melting Point is a queer, experimental, feminist erotic short that captures the heat between two lovers, literally. Shot with a digital thermal camera, the film records the scene using temperature instead of light, revealing new ways of seeing pleasure, play, and desire. - Via Lilith's Notes: I like infrared in theory... Buy: Pinklabel.TV "Purple Black Orange Red Heat." If you meander over to Letterboxd, there's a public list of all the adult films in the Letterboxd database. I find it to be an invaluable resource and frequently peruse it. Like most, if not all Letterboxd lists, it allows for comments. Last week, some user condemned pornography as harmful and degenerate and stated it must be stricken from the site. Other users fought him for his views. I did not participate in the conversation, but like the true voyeur I am, I watched. As I w

The Ribald Tales of Canterbury - Lilith Likes to Watch Mystery Month

Title: The Ribald Tales of Canterbury Year: 1985 Starring: Hyapatia Lee, Mike Horner, Bud Lee Director: Bud Lee Synopsis: On their way to Canterbury, a group of noblemen and women play a game to see who can tell the best erotic story. - Via Lilith's Notes: I actually know nothing of Canterbury Tales . I am uneducated swine. Buy: Amazon | Adult Empire "I was jealous of your horse." Ladies. Gentlemen. However you identify. Are you prepared for culture? For today, Mystery Month grants us with quite a mystery indeed. The Ribald Tales of Canterbury . You might have heard the title Canterbury Tales before. An old collection of fanciful tales told while on a journey. It’s some of the earliest dirt you can find. So, how does 80’s pornographer Bob Lee translate olde English tales for the VHS crowd? Pretty well, actually. I mean, it’s not the greatest thing I’ve ever watched, but it’s interesting. The sets and costumes are a highlight of the film. Yeah, i

Hot & Saucy Pizza Girls - Lilith Likes to Watch Mystery Month

Title: Hot & Saucy Pizza Girls Year: 1978 Starring: John C. Holmes, Desiree Cousteau Director: Bob Chinn Synopsis: At the most popular pizza parlor in Berkeley, something extra comes with the toppings: all of the beautiful, skateboarding pizza girls are the classiest working girls in town! But when two competing fried chicken giants decide to join forces to put the pizza girls out of business, it’s up to the girls and their boss to save the day and survive the mysterious chicken rapist! - Via Lilith's Notes: Brought to us by the man who brought us Candy Stripers Watch: Amazon | Adult Empire | Hot Movies "I just knew a little cheese wouldn't be enough for a man with your appetite." Welcome back to Mystery Month proper. All of August, my editor and cohort J. Lee Kage, or just Kage, gets to pick the flicks we’re watching, and he springs them on me at the last minute. This week he’s ordered up Hot & Saucy Pizza Girls , which has apparentl

Stars - Lilith Likes to Watch Mystery Month

Title: Stars Year: 2022 Starring: Jane Wilde, Seth Gamble, Tommy Pistol Director: Bree Mills, Jane Wilde Synopsis: Told as a series of memories during her final months as a teenager, a woman finds her own path into professional sex work after being manipulated by an older man. Based on a true story. - via Lilith's Notes: A porny biopic! Watch: AdultTime | Adult Empire | Hot Movies "You can look anything up on the Internet." I need to make something very clear. While I understand that this film is at the very least semi-autobiographical, I in no way want to demean or criticize anyone for their actual life choices. Throughout this review I will be discussing the actions of the fictional character of Julia and I mean no ill-will toward Jane Wilde nor do I want to pass judgment on the path she took to get where she is. The film begins with a beautiful opening image of water on a marble background, with water bugs skimming on the surface. The cinemat