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The Guardian: Has Porn Entered the Mainstream?

By Indiewire | Indiewire June 6, 2006 at 6:55AM

Trash maestro John Waters, director of such cult classics as "Pink Flamingos" and "Multiple Maniacs," once told me that he believed one of the last taboos of cinema would be broken when A-list Hollywood stars performed actual sex acts on screen. Only then would we know that hard-core pornography, once the preserve of the underground and the illegal, had finally been totally absorbed by the mainstream. Mark Kermode reports.
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Trash maestro John Waters, director of such cult classics as "Pink Flamingos" and "Multiple Maniacs," once told me that he believed one of the last taboos of cinema would be broken when A-list Hollywood stars performed actual sex acts on screen. Only then would we know that hard-core pornography, once the preserve of the underground and the illegal, had finally been totally absorbed by the mainstream. Mark Kermode reports.





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