It’s taken me ages to get around to watching Hot Girls Wanted on Netflix. Since it’s success at the Sundance Film Festival earlier this year, it’s been on my “one to watch” list although, given the subject matter, it’s also pretty hard to put aside the time for something that you already know will be uncomfortable viewing, to say the least.
The documentary shines a light on what’s called the “amateur” porn industry in the US and the women who work in it. I’ve “amateur” in inverted commas there because the women who take part in the videos are actually paid. It’s the videos themselves that are considered amateur in that they aim to look fly-on-the-wall rather than the full movie set with professional crew, props, scripts etc. Continue reading TV for grown ups on Netflix