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The Dirk Diggler Story – Review by Christian Robshaw

Today Christian Robshaw from Mediocre Batman joins us to talk about Anderson’s first, rarely discussed film… Paul Thomas Anderson’s Goodfellas-of-the-porn-world success, Boogie Nights, was years in the making: Anderson conceived of a biographical epic based on a fictionalised version of legendary porn star John Holmes – renaming him “Dirk Diggler” – in the late 1980s when he […]

Boogie Nights – Review (Spoiler Free)

A hilarious and also affecting look into the adult film industry during the 70’s and 80’s, Boogie Nights tackles an inherently difficult subject and avoids the obvious, but dangerous pitfalls that litter such a controversial area. There is nudity, but it is sparse and is very clearly handled non-gratuitously, presenting sex as an industry and […]