Pornography: A Thriller
Pornography: A Thriller (2010)

David Kittredge directs this chilling, erotic indie about obsession in the adult film world. Over a decade ago, a gay porn star named Mark Anton left the industry, seemingly vanishing into the ether right as his career was picking up steam.… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: April 16, 2010
DVD Release Date: July 6, 2010
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Critic Score: 29% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times

Despite marvelously moody visuals and a tantalizing setup, Pornography: A Thriller finally puzzles more than it pleases.

Maitland McDonagh
Miss FlickChick

Writer-director David Kittredge's spooky, ambitious thriller about the mysterious fate of a gay porn star is equal parts David Lynch, The Fluffer and 8mm.

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Michelle Orange
Village Voice

Ambitiously layered and almost completely incoherent.

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Avi Offer
NYC Movie Guru

Frustratingly elliptical and slightly convoluted, but unconventionally and intriguingly structured enough to maintain suspense amidst its tangled web of blurred realities.

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S. James Snyder
Time Out

Taken independently, these chapters probe the thorny porn star-viewer exchange, but Kittredge can't connect the dots into a worthy climax. In other words: all foreplay, no full release.

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Diego Semerene
Slant Magazine

Pornography is more in love with the notion that a thriller could come to life in a porn setting than with what is actually interesting and relevant about its subject matter.

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Flixster Audience Score: 18% Flixster User Reviews
Jason Vargo
Pornography: A Thriller in an ambitious failure. A single story told in three parts without a real driving force behind it, the film is never able to put the… More