Skip to comments.Can superhero parodies rescue the porn business?
Posted on 07/30/2013 6:55:56 PM PDT by dynachrome
Parodies, once a cheaply filmed niche segment of the adult movie market, are big business these days - filled with expensive special effects, real story lines, actors who can (sometimes) actually act and costumes that even comic-book geeks find authentic.
The movies may also help save an industry looking to rebound from years of Internet piracy, illegal downloads and amateur videos that have caused a serious financial hit, said Mark Kernes, senior editor at Adult Video News. The business has gone from annual revenues of as much as $12 billion a few years ago to about $7 billion today
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Still a good vehicle for laundering drug money
Wastin away in Tony Weinerville
disgusting, they are always trying to make it appealing to children somehow.
Nah, I think they’re trying to appeal to the legions of adult comic book geeks. Children don’t have the disposable income to justify marketing anything to them that their parents won’t buy for them.
Hmmm what would Carlos Danger’s super power be? Invisible to women? Able to trigger the gag reflex in people thousands of miles away? The ability to leap to the bottom of the polls in a single bound?
Either that or the advent of high definition television.
It sure gets the attention of those from Colorado.
Hollywood- This is one industry I can’t wait to see offshore.
I bet the Russians could make a movie where you don’t have to have the white and black cop that are friends, where the victim is a happy go lucky homosexual trying to save the world from global warming, and the bad guy a Catholic priest that was paid for by an evil corporation that didn’t take a government bail out.
Someone, please, anyone kill Hollywood. I don’t care if all the actors speak English with an Indian accent!
Now if they would only do political xxx parody ... on second thought they don’t need to, real life is parody enough.
**they are always trying to make it appealing to children somehow.
Making it appealing to children is indeed intentional. While children may not be able to purchase it themselves, child molesters often use it as a way to introduce children to the world of sex. Get the child interested, show them how much “fun” the actors are having, and just like that, you’ve got another victim.
That was great! Never saw so many flying, exploding identical cars.
Nice ... I wanna see the rest of the movie.