Marshall Fine: Movie Review: Lovelace

The fact that porn has become such a punchline in our culture -- something that is joked about in mainstream humor as a signifier for all that is horny, male and, often, lower-class -- is hard to believe, from the perspective of the social history captured in Lovelace.

A dramatic look at the life of Linda Lovelace, whose oral-sex skills added a phrase to the common lexicon, Lovelace is a hard film to enjoy, but not to stick with. It looks at a moment in American pop culture when the lid came off and many of the old taboos seemed to be on the chopping block.Read More...


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