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3D porn? Yeah, we'll get back to you on that


Last year Em found herself — don’t ask why — agreeing to see JACKASS 3D on opening night in L.A. (On a date night, no less.) In what was either a moment of pure genius commentary on sex and technology — or else just plain jackassery — the movie featured a 3D dildo bazooka fight, in which a giant 3D wobbly dildo flies across the screen. Needless to say, the audience found it hilarious. And this is exactly what we think of when we hear the phrase “3D porn.”

Turns out a Cantonese filmmaker has a slightly more highbrow notion. (Emphasis on the slightly, we assume.) SEX & ZEN 3D: EXTREME ECSTASY, a Cantonese-language film billed as the first major 3-D porn movie, has been acquired for theatrical release in North America. It’s described as an “erotic costume drama” that is based on the classical Chinese novel The Carnal Prayer Mat, and it’s busting box office records all over the place. And there’s full frontal male and female nudity. In 3D, let us remind you.

But here’s our question: Who wants to watch porn in a movie theater? (We’re talking mainstream movie-goers here, not the trench-coated variety.) With other theater goers? And popcorn? With people sitting, you know, right next to you. We’d rather be crammed into a movie theater with hundreds of other JACKASS enthusiasts. And that’s saying something.

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