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What Was He Thinking?

Author: kikiloveslegwarmers from United States
27 June 2006

What in blazes was going through John Holmes's brain when he made 3 porno flicks in Italy knowing that he was infected and dying from the AIDS virus.

Holmes looked surprising fit and healthy in this film. The viewer has really no idea that the "King" is only months away from death on March 13, 1988. According to a documentary on John C. Holmes, John felt that everyone in the porno business would get AIDS and die anyhow, so what was the problem with him having unprotected sex with the actresses in this film. Just knowing this fact really made me angry and sick to my stomach. Holmes made a Gay porno flick in which 3 of his co-stars died of AIDS as well.

Who knows who gave John Holmes AIDS, and who really knows who he infected. The bottom line is that this movie stands out in a perverted historical way, just due to the facts related to Holmes and AIDS.

John Holmes was a man of various faces. Some loved him, some hated him; but it's clear that John Curtis Holmes, the King of the porno world was only interested in himself.

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The End

Author: angelsunchained from United States
25 June 2006

Knowing now that porn "king" John Holmes was infected with the AIDS virus making this movie and that he would die shortly later, left a bad taste in my mouth. After watching Val Kilmore in Wonderland, it left me with the desire to wash my mouth out. I would only recommend seeing this movie if you have a perverse interest in seeing the "legend" in his last movie.

It's clear that John Holmes personal life overshadows any of his films. His AIDS death, his involvement or lack of involvement in the infamous Wonderland murders, his hardcore drug abuse, his "claim" to have bedded some 14,000 women and his countless myth building stories (like a purported tour of combat in Viet-Nam) have left him a mythical legend to some, and a dismal failure to others.

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last of Holmes

Author: naldo-2
21 August 2003

This is (apparently) the last entry in John C. Holmes filmography, just before he died of AIDS. It's a rather strange finale film for him, but this doesn't mean that it is good at all. Plot is about Holmes having an encounter with the devil himself, who provides John with extraordinary powers: he'll be able to mesmerize women in order to have sex with them. But he doesn't know that he'll have to pay in return... doing a blow job to the devil!!! This film was made in Italy, and the cast is impressive: Christophe Clark, Karin Schubert, Marina Frajese, Amber Lynn... Sadly, director Grande proves not a particularly good movie maker, and the film drags on until the surprise end. Only of interest for diehard fans of any of the stars.

Holmes and Karin Schubert seemed to develop good chemistry together on the screen. Ms. Schubert seems to think: "If I have to do porn movies, I choose to do them with the BIGGEST ONE" while practising fellatio on Mr. 35.

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