2 items from 2010
No, see, it’s educational, not exploitive: -If you won't allow me to teach your children, then I will corrupt them- Brent Pd Scott, Creator of Insex.Com. In 1997, a former professor at Carnegie-Mellon University started a phenomena. The website he created, Insex.Com, was devoted to bondage, fetish and sadomasochistic scenarios. By the time the site was shut down by the Department of Homeland Security, it had 35,000 members who paid $60.00 per month to view its content. An often raw and shocking documentary, Graphic Sexual Horror is a fascinating look at the rise and fall of the world's most notorious violent porn website and an exploration into the dark mind of its artistic creator, Brent Scott (aka Pd). -Containing original Insex.Com behind-the-scenes footage and candid interviews with Pd, the models, members and staff, this film almost dares you to watch, assaulting the eyes from its opening frames with violent images of moaning, »
- MaryAnn Johanson
Quite a title isn't it? After all, why settle for graphic sex or graphic horror when you can have (enjoy?) both in one handy package?
The phrase "Graphic Sexual Horror" actually derives from the all-caps warning that would greet visitors at the threshold to the Insex.Com Web site during its heyday roughly a decade ago. But one can't be blamed for thinking that the title pairs well with the somewhat sensationalistic marketing copy from releaser Synapse. No, the fact that this is a documentary is never concealed, but that doesn't really diminish the lurid appeal--in fact, the promise that everything is real only adds to the titillation.
Of course that's the same lure of realism that attracted some 35,000 subscribers to "Pd" Brent Scott's unique Bdsm online community and interactive gallery. Shooting on stark sets sporting a "rundown, industrial look" and featuring a grim, deadpan aesthetic that gave some »
2 items from 2010
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