#Hardcore

New Recruit Hardcore Trailer

July 22, 2010
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It’s here!  We’re happy to splash a little seamen your way in the new Story Film Classics: New Recruit trailer.  Click through to the trailer ......

What a CHAMPION – An Abridged Introduction to Walter Kundzicz

April 26, 2010
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Compiled from an autobiographical account of the photographer’s life appearing in Reed Massingill’s book, CHAMPION. “Have you gentlemen picked up any of these models to prove your contention that these guys have......

Bob Mizer on: The Advent of Hardcore

May 04, 2009
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“Apparently that previously starved public is like a collective alcoholic which has made all of its taste-buds so overstimulated that even massive doses no longer have any effect.” -Bob Mizer from Physique Pictorial Vol. 18,......

Charley Charmaign and Friends

April 28, 2009
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One of the few hardcore films produced at AMG, and discovered after Bob Mizer’s death, Charley Charmaign and Friends is about as explicit as a Mizer film gets. There’s sucking, fucking, rimming, and even group sex, but......

Cowboy Virgin Wins Best Mind Fuck, Hard Choice Award

February 24, 2009
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Onan the Vulgarian, XX Factor’s prolific smut surveyor, just released the 2008 Hard Choice Awards, and one of our more obscure offerings seems to have caught Onan’s eye. We’re not sure if ‘Best Mind Fuck’ is a new......

Tico Patterson and Brian Diaz, Hardcore

April 18, 2008
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Creating a DVD of Bob Mizer’s work is like a treasure hunt. It’s not always easy to pull together all of the necessary materials, but in the process we always find a few real gems. We start by watching a batch of old film reels to......

Theatre Film Classics Premiere

September 24, 2007
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UPDATE: THESE TITLES NOW SOLD AS BOB MIZER: BILLY BOY BOB MIZER: FOUR FEATURE FILMS 1969-1970 For those of you waiting impatiently for the next Bob Mizer re-release, wait no......

Amazonia Production Diary: Day 1

May 26, 2007
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About three months ago my boss walked up to my desk and said that he had a proposition for me. When the words “I have a proposition for you” are used in the porn industry they are usually followed by a detailed description of a sexual......

AMG Releases Hardcore Film Classics

June 26, 2006
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Mizer had always claimed that he never produced hardcore films at Athletic Model Guild. Contrary to this belief, Dennis Bell, current owner of AMG, recently discovered a cache of hardcore raw sex film loops in the private film vault that......

A champion of the erotic: The history of Champion Studio, part II

March 28, 2017
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Author’s note: This is part two of a two-part series on the history of Champion Studio and its founder, Walter Kundzicz. ...

Nova was at forefront of hardcore scene for a decade

May 02, 2017
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If you still enjoy hardcore gay porn (and we’re betting you do), you have Nova Studios to thank in part. The now-defunct studio, whose star shone bright for a decade between the mid-1970s and mid-1980s, established many conventions......

Artists' works brought masculinity out in full color

May 23, 2017
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In the same way that Bob Mizer was known for his use of props and costumes in his still images and films, so too are French duo Pierre Commoy and Gilles Blanchard revered for their use of color, religious and mythical iconography,......

Jim French’s body of work invigorated gay community, porn industry

June 16, 2017
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When male physique photographer and COLT Studio founder Jim French died in his sleep on Thursday evening, he left behind a mammoth body of work that shaped the adult film industry for decades to come. Described by LGBT historians as......