inspired by the porn chat on latest podcast.
I used to watch a lot of porn, when I was single, i'd spend my evenings getting more and more porn.
Eventually it got boring, probably due to over-exposure, becoming desensitized etc, but also because the porn industry is just incredibly unoriginal and too low-budget.
The porn feature films all had terrible plots and acting, they were largely replaced by gonzo porn, which if anything is a step backward. Sure you got more action, but there was no plot at all. I prefer both.
And for years that's all it has been. The same scenes but with different actors/actresses. The only new stuff is certain niches have expanded, and now we have porn parodies. Besides that, there's zero point in producing new porn, they literally are just carbon copy scenes with different people.
There's only a few things that I found genuinely 'interesting' over the last few years, some of it from Japan, not because they have super weird stuff, but because most JAV productions have some kind of story. Since there's a limited amount of things people can do to each other sexually, it has to come back to the story or the character.
Mostly what we have today are just 'models', instead of 'characters'. That's the first problem.
The second is the lack of innovation in technique, and failing to make the most of a scene. It's usually one guy with a handheld filming the whole thing. The scenes lack direction, editing, performances range from unbearably annoying to occasionally brilliant. They rush everything, some scenes are literally 2 people show up, bang, and done go shower. A good porn should be like an action film, there should be slow motion and explosions (figurative) etc.
I understand most of this comes back to budget and a lot of people simply aren't willing to buy porn. But it is what it is.