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5 clips that changed the way internet sees gay porn

The other day I was talking to a friend of mine about a few clips from the past that really opened the Pandora box to the way I’d understand online pornography. Excited with that flashback I went straight to Google to watch them again, and voila! Even after a few years, they are still true jams.

Come and join this trip to the center of online gay porn:

  1. In Their Room: London (2013)

Directed by Travis Mathews

 

A few of you must know this film, as it’s became a reference within gay cinema worldwide. In Their Room was an on-going multi-city documentary series about gay men, in their bedrooms. As simple (and brilliant) as that. Travis (whom happens to be a brilliant mind and a wonderful person) did a pretty impressive job in getting all characters so comfortable in being naked in front of the camera. The result is a sensitive mosaic of male sexuality that is so inspiring at the same time as it was groundbreaking.

 

  1. Córrer 2 (2013)

Directed by Eloi Biosca

 

This video is the closest clip to perfection I could ever think of. It’s so basic, and still so hypnotizing: a guy running naked, and alone. The photography, the soundtrack, the edition, everything is so amazingly synchronized to make perfect sense. Take a look at the long list of festivals it has featured in. Hats off.

  1. Fractal (2011)

Directed by: Daniel Castillo Reynoso

 

This is a Mexican experimental film produced by Anal Magazine. They took risky chances creating a sort-of-surreal atmosphere. I’m a big fan of the milk scene, I actually remember thinking “ok so this is a new way of showing something without being corny”. And all that natural lighting! There’s something about gay pornography that makes it look wonderful under the sun.

 

  1. Gay Buddies Making Out

Directed by: Not sure

 

Probably the most mainstream, traditional porny film of this list, but the art direction really captured my attention. What are those colors? Bright t-shirts + bright walls = excited Noel. Also, I really like the way they smile at each other and the playful feeling of the clip. I never really digged into it to find more about the director, and I kind of have a feeling that the clip is about as good as it gets. But still a cool, inspiring clip.

  1. Hairy (2011)

Directed by: Noel Alejandro

Is it too presumptuous that I’m adding a film of my own to this list? Hairy was my very first go with erotic cinema, back in 2011, and it’s only here for the fabulous things that happened since: it was watched more than 1 million times. These numbers were the push I needed to understand that there was so much to do in eroticism, and so many people wanting to watch it.

I’ve made 7 films since Hairy, and you can watch them here.

 

*Hairy has been taken down Vimeo twice due to its erotic tone.