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Review: 'Lucky Bastard' is a clever thriller set in the world of porn
Review: 'Lucky Bastard' is a clever thriller set in the world of porn

"Lucky Bastard" is a bold little thriller — and deft cautionary tale — involving a website (called Lucky Bastard) that awards average Joes the chance to have sex with a porn star. The caveat: These trysts will be filmed for the site's subscribers, so the more awkward or humiliating the contestant's experience, the better — at least for the viewer. At the core of this particular circus is the website's tough but equitable impresario, Mike (a terrific Don McManus), who oversees a mini-stable of talent including performers Ashley (Betsy Rue), Casey (Catherine Annette) and Josh (Lee Kholafai) plus cameramen Kris (Chris Wylde) and Nico (Lanny Joon)....

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