‘If You’ve Got a Vagina and an Attitude, that’s a Deadly Combination’: Sex and Heterosexuality in Basic Instinct, Body of Evidence and Disclosure:

@inproceedings{Finlay2005IfYG,
  title={‘If You’ve Got a Vagina and an Attitude, that’s a Deadly Combination’: Sex and Heterosexuality in Basic Instinct, Body of Evidence and Disclosure:},
  author={S S Finlay and Natalie Fenton},
  year={2005}
}
A large body of work exists on women’s sexuality and its construction and misrepresentation in media texts, yet little research analyses explicit sex scenes in mainstream film. Drawing on textual analyses of the sex scenes in Basic Instinct (P. Verhoeven, 1992), Body of Evidence (U. Edel, 1993) and Disclosure (B. Levinson, 1994), the article addresses these issues more specifically. We argue that a consideration of the heterosexual identities and the heterosexual sexual practice (heterosex… CONTINUE READING