• ‘Benedetta' Director Paul Verhoeven on Sex, His Jesus Fascination and Hollywood Puritanism

    27 days ago - By Variety

    Paul Verhoeven has made a career out of pushing cinematic boundaries, particularly when it comes to depicting sex or violence on screen. In films like “Basic Instinct” and “Showgirls,” he battled the ratings boards, while blockbusters like “Total Recall” and “Robocop” popularized R-rated action. All that changed in the aughts, as Hollywood abandoned those projects,...
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