Lucky Bastard
Lucky Bastard (2014)

LUCKY BASTARD is the story of a shy young man who wins a contest to have sex with a famous porn star on an adult website. When the young man arrives at the porno house / set location, his every move is captured on the numerous reality… More

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Rated: NC-17
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Release Date: February 14, 2014
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Critic Score: 52% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Gary Goldstein
Los Angeles Times

[Nathan], who co-wrote the clever, resourceful and at times darkly wry script with Lukas Kendall, effectively combines the eclectic footage (kudos to editor Tony Randel) to form a kicky, highly involving narrative.

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Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times

A sorry-looking found-footage thriller as unconvincing as its characters' thrashing orgasms.

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MaryAnn Johanson
Flick Filosopher

Two contrived things, found-footage and porn, combine to create a flick that is distasteful and downright disgusting in so many ways.

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Peter Labuza
Variety

None of the murders is particularly well staged (the sound effects feel distinctly off), yielding little in the way of suspense.

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Sara Stewart
New York Post

If nothing else (and that is pretty accurate), this found-footage horror film comprises the perfect storm of keywords to ensure moderate online success: porn, guns, boobs, simulated rape, antisocial psychopath.

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Witney Seibold
Nerdist

The NC-17-rated Lucky Bastard uses the found footage gimmick to surprisingly strong effect, and it give a refreshingly frank view of the porn industry, but eventually steeps into moralizing and tut-tutting that left a very sour taste in my mouth.

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John DeFore
Hollywood Reporter

Less exploitative and a bit smarter than its seedy adult-film setting would suggest.

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Rob Staeger
Village Voice

The film is most successful when humanizing the people behind the objectification, with lives beyond the smut.

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Kevin Carr
7M Pictures

makes a point to tell a real horror story without getting overly exploitative or gimmicky

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Flixster Audience Score: 38% Flixster User Reviews
Caesar Mendez
It's my immense displeasure that the first ever rated "NC-17" found footage film is also one of the worst films of it kind. Poor cinematography… More