VR Porn at Cinequest

On the opening night of Cinequest’s 2017 festival in Redwood City, Mark Pellington presented his new comedy with a dark twist. The Last Word, featuring Shirley MacLaine (as Harriet Lauler) and Amanda Seyfried (as Anne), is about a newspaper staffer named Harriet talked into writing an obituary for a woman named Anne who has not even died.

In an interview after the film, Pellington revealed that the inspiration behind the film’s themes of redemption and loss came from his own loss of his wife and mother. He revealed that both of those events changed him in a very dramatic way. He also said that he was amazed at how genuine the people that attended the film festival were.

Approximately a thousand people were in attendance so it was surprising for so many actual film lovers to be there rather than just people trying to market their businesses and industries. Pellington is a perfect example of what film festivals like Cinequest are meant to be about. Pellington is a filmmaker just trying to explain to his audience the way he deals with his personal sufferings throughout his art. This empowers the audience in return.

Uchida Hall at San Jose State University had a panel session specifically for horror and pornography in the virtual reality industry which is something that was not included in Redwood City. Ela Darling is a virtual reality porn star who is also a former librarian. She got a master’s degree when she was 21 years old and has now become the president of the Adult Performer Advocacy Committee. During the session she discussed the many different ways that virtual reality could make the adult entertainment experience better. She told the audience that adult performers used to just show up to their gigs and do what was required and then get their money.

Now that technology has advanced so much and things such as web cams were invented, performers are able to go their own route and create their own content rather than go through a filmmaker. Now that very same thing is happening with virtual reality technology. Virtual reality is able to give its users a better sense of connection than regular videos. Virtual reality technology will prove to be especially useful for people that are socially inept. This technology will give people a chance to work on their social skills without having to interact with people in real life.

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