Pornography is an accepted way of life today, and sex is only a click away. So a new movie about how an innocent teenager drifts into the porn industry may seem relevant, but hardly shocking. Still, I often wonder about these moaning, undulating, lip-licking porno stars and where they came from. Who are they? Where do they go at night? What do they do when they’re not in front of a camera? Do they sleep on real Beautyrest springs, or in a box beneath a drawbridge? About Cherry, directed by Stephen Elliott and co-scripted with a former porn star called Lorelei Lee (not the one from Gentlemen Prefer Blondes), is about just such a girl. She calls herself Cherry, born Angelina, and she’s almost as sensual and vulnerable as Norma Jeane Baker, before she changed her name to Marilyn Monroe.
Poor Angelina. Read More