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Adored: Diary of a Porn Star Reviews

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November 12, 2004
Federico who moves in with Riki ... only to realize that his brother's butt has had more visitors than the Catholic Church on Easter Sunday.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
August 21, 2004
Writer/director/actor Filiberti, like his film, is highly watchable. He happens to be extremely photogenic and comfortable at whatever he is performing, even if it's only a dance in a male strip club.
July 2, 2004
This clumsy, self-indulgent film veers from comedy to tragedy and is told in flashbacks, with treacly diary entries and unconvincing 'testimonies' from friends providing a window into the past.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
May 28, 2004
There is little for an American audience to adore about the film's star- writer-director Marco Filiberti, a breathtakingly self-idolatrous artist who makes Roberto Benigni look like an avatar of humility.
Read More | Original Score: 0/4
May 28, 2004
There are enough scenes here to make even the most jaded viewer squirm.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
May 28, 2004
Not only is Adored amateurish and mawkish even by the standards of American 'gaysploitation' cinema, it's weirdly shy about showing nudity and sex.
Read More | Original Score: 1/4
May 28, 2004
A vanity project so preposterous it deserves to become an instant camp hit.
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
May 28, 2004
An unfortunate exercise in ego run amok, coupled with inexperience and ineptitude.
Full Review | Original Score: D
May 27, 2004
Judging by Adored, the Italian singer, actor and filmmaker Marco Filiberti has the healthiest ego in Europe, if not the known universe.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
May 25, 2004
The film's witlessness keeps any satirical potential submerged well below soap opera levels.
May 21, 2004
The story plays more like a young man's passing daydream of offbeat glory than a drama with realistic bite.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
April 21, 2004
Drips with that element that has turned countless gay films into dour endurance tests: navel-gazing self-pity.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
April 6, 2004
[Marco Filiberti] has lots on his mind and much in his heart, and as a filmmaker displays a Douglas Sirkian flair for finding substance in melodrama.
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
April 6, 2004
This feeble comedy-tragedy has Sirkian aspirations but never misses an opportunity to settle for being flesh-friendly gay-film-festival fodder.
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