Mostly reserved as an object of power or ridicule, cinema's reluctant and patriarchal approach to the penis highlights that male nudity remains a loaded subject in film. Yet there's something a touch prurient and adolescent in keeping this sort of breathless watch for male nudity. The scarcity of film dong certainly attests to this - and the ways in which these have been presented show what a sensitive and loaded subject male nudity is. This aligns with a fairly common view in which the male body - the flaccid penis - is perceived as funny. In this logic it follows that the at-rest member must be risible, since it connotes powerlessness and vulnerability, which must never be associated with men.
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Skip navigation! Story from Entertainment. Outlaw King , Netflix's bloodiest and beardiest movie of the year , has landed and quickly garnered a lot of attention. While on the film's press tour, though, actor Chris Pine saw an opportunity to address the fact that there is still a huge double standard when it comes to nudity on screen of which there is some in Outlaw King. Chris Peen!
Having such a mainstream actor like Bacon get such major attention for going totally nude inspired other actors. It also got a lot more buzz around Bacon than he had before he made the move. It just goes to show you that small scenes can have a major significance in Hollywood. However, when a sex tape of the actor went public the point became moot. Talk about finding a silver lining in a tragedy.
After marketing itself with promises of being steamier and more intense than its predecessor, the highly-anticipated sequel Fifty Shades Darker premiered this month. In fact, Johnson did — comically pointing out a confusing double standard that exists in our film industry. Operating on the mass media-made idea that female and male bodies have different degrees of sexiness is unreasonable because sexual attraction is such a natural process. Nudity in art allows the subjects to appear more vulnerable, and unless it is deemed gratuitous, it adds to character development, especially in film.