the one hand, this is an easy-to-read, sometimes amusing story
of how a former musician launched his own porn movie empire (unidentified
here, but in fact Film Erotica) without knowing what he was doing.
As such, it’s fair enough – lightweight, but mildly
But ‘Anonymous’ is not a sympathetic protagonist.
He claims to be a huge porn fan yet doesn’t even know what
bukkake is; moans about losing money during his early months of
production, yet has plenty of chums on hand to find £50,000
investment for him and seems to have an endless supply of mates
who work in the City with country houses or luxury apartments
to use as locations – all the while fretting about what
people think and seemingly looking down on everyone else in the
And although he claims his films are a cut above the norm, his
own descriptions make them sound like the worst examples of 1980’s
British softcore – with added fucking, sucking and pissing.
Hardly the films you’d expect wrapped in such minimalist
(some might say ridiculously dull) sleeves.
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