ALTERNATIVE SEX SYMBOLS
In Woody Allen’s 1973 film Sleeper, the orgasmatron, elevator-cum-
vibrator technology, provides an otherwise incapable future population with
orgasms. * Orry-Kelly’s eternally astounding near-transparent creation
worn by Marilyn Monroe in the last act of Some Like It Hot won the Best
Costume Design Oscar. ¥ In 9Vi Weeks, the fridge provides one of the
greatest cinematic examples of the relationship between food and sex.
NOT SO SEXY SCENES
Showgirls (1995) is the impressive recipient of an all – time Razzie record, with 13 nominations of dishonour and seven humiliating wins at the 1995 16th Golden Raspberry Awards. PaulVerhoeven was the first director to actually collect his award in person. © Basic Instinct 2 (2006), aka Basically, It Stinks, picked up four awards and three nominations making it the 2007 Razzies’ outright winner. © Shanghai Surprise (1986) won a Razzie for Madonna’s performance, which didn’t put her off trying again in Body of Evidence (1993) and Swept Away (2002), for which she received further awards and nominations, all for the wrong reasons, including Worst Sex Scenes and Worst Movies.