In a 1999 interview with GettingIt webzine, when asked why there any shots of the fully erect penis of John Holmes in the theatrical documentary, director Cass Paley said, "I didn't think it was needed, and I basically cut it with a cable version in mind - like for HBO or something." See more »
What was so fascinating about John Holmes was the fact that he had this gigantic penis. He was just this tall, skinny guy with this huge sholong. And when it comes down to porn, no matter how you slice it... that's is what people seem get a kick out of. I mean in porn movies today, you can have all the good-looking guys with the muscular, body-builder physiques. But guys in the audience just want to see this long, gigantic penis on some skinny guy going into the vagina of some cute little blond...
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This is an extremely fascinating biography/ documentary about John Holmes featuring entertaining interviews with such notable people as Paul Thomas Anderson, Al Goldstien, Ron Coen, and leading actresses of the Golden Age of pornography. The best interviews in my opinion would be Al Goldstein and Bill Amerson who both seems honest and say some hilarious stuff. Also seeing clips of Holmes movies is always fun. Pretty much every aspect of his life is covered here and every facet of them is endlessly intriguing.both And it helps to separate some of the facts from some of the BS.
My Grade: A
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