While the phrase "rated X" likely conjures up images of the kind of movie to which Travis Bickle might squire a date, the rating's original intention had little to do with the pornography that eventually came to define it. When the Motion Picture Association of America MPAA decided to implement a ratings system in November , its purpose was to easily communicate to parents whether a flick would be fun for the whole family… or earn them a visit from child protective services. But it didn't take long for the adult industry to join the party and co-opt the salacious-sounding X -- then take it two steps further by adopting a XXX rating for its spiciest titles. Because the MPAA neglected to trademark its ratings system opening the door to that aforementioned porn penetration , rather than compete with or take on the adult industry to bring the X rating back to its original purpose, they dropped it altogether. In , the X begat the NC rating -- though some filmmakers have opted to distribute their movies with no rating at all the ratings system was, and is, voluntary.
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A lot of people judge a porn film by one thing alone: Does it help them reach the point of no return? In , Fishbein co-created Adult Video News, a business magazine about the adult film industry. The goal of the magazine was to report on the porn biz the same way Variety or the Hollywood Reporter reported on showbiz. The film became available on VOD July
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The Exorcist is a American supernatural horror film directed by William Friedkin and produced and written for the screen by William Peter Blatty , based on the novel of the same name by Blatty. It is the first installment in The Exorcist film series , and follows the demonic possession of year-old Regan and her mother's attempt to rescue her through an exorcism conducted by two Roman Catholic priests. Although the book had been a bestseller, Blatty, who produced, and Friedkin, his choice for director, had difficulty casting the film.
Since the dawn of porn, X-rated movies have tackled science fiction and fantasy themes. We've listed hundreds of science-fictional porn movies in the past. But most of the time, when porn goes scifi, it ventures into "spoof" territory.