Kink (2014)

Director Christina Voros and producer James Franco pull back the curtain on the fetish empire of, the Internet's largest producer of BDSM content. In a particularly obscure corner of an industry that operates largely out of… More

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: August 22, 2014
DVD Release Date: February 10, 2015
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Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times

The director, Christina Voros, adopts an educational approach that embraces the pleasure within the pain.

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Nathan Rabin
The Dissolve

It's not all about catharsis and transcendence for these folks; sometimes it's just about providing sordid sexual fantasies to people who need them.

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Ty Cooper

kink wonderfully achieves its goal of lightly educating and demystifying the world of BDSM, but for people that are already familiar with this world, you may find yourself left wanting.

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Elizabeth Weitzman
New York Daily News

The movie often feels like a full-length ad for a great workplace, which just happens to stash whips and chains in the stationery closet.

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Ethan Alter
Film Journal International

Kink may ultimately be too slight to rank as a great documentary, but it does suggest the arrival of a great documentary filmmaker.

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Alan Scherstuhl
Village Voice

The doc is often terrific fun. But it is a work of observation and advocacy rather than journalism.

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Drew Hunt
Slant Magazine

More than just a thorough examination of hardcore pornography, Christina Voros's doc is also a sort of chronicle of the filmmaking process.

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