Like Water for Chocolate 90 percent Based on the best-selling book of the same name, the film tells the tale of star-crossed Mexican lovers with lots of foodie sensuality and magical realism. The film is sleazy, grimy, and philosophically bleak, and Harvey Keitel delivers a bravura performance of a corrupt cop. If you're thinking, "Finally, a film about young female sexuality that actually focuses on the totally normal sexual exploration of a young woman! From Sound on Sight: Every single movie to receive an NC rating over the last five years fewer than 10 in total has involved explicit sexual content, and the same trend holds true well before that, implying that the ratings board believes younger audiences are better prepared for gore than for passion. Makes Fifty look like a feel-good romantic comedy. La grande bouffe Four friends venture to a remote villa where they gorge on sex and food, hoping to eat themselves to death. She's precocious, hopeful, and excited about sex. Based on the bestselling book of the same title, Diary represents a turning point in narratives about young women's intimate self-discovery onscreen. Every frame of this film is shot documentary-style in grainy black-and-white, and the pseudo-realism, complete with rough uneven editing and shaky hand-held camera work, gives a frightening air of legitimacy to the events that unfold. Just as The Decameron and The Canterbury Tales argued that the vulgate could be as poetic as Latin, Pasolini confirms that cinema is the aesthetic equal of literature, painting, and sculpture. All are "fresh" the majority of critics -- over 60 percent -- gave the film positive reviews and half are "certified fresh" 75 percent or higher, with 40 reviews counted and at least 5 reviews from top critics.