New in Theaters:
Elektra Luxx

Things start promisingly in writer-director Sebastian Gutierrez’s comedy Elektra Luxx, in which self-important “sex blogger” Bert Rodriguez (Joseph Gordon-Levitt, thoroughly in on the joke) pontificates to his web audience about the apparently gargantuan sociopolitical import of the titular adult-film star. Bert lectures on Elektra Luxx’s oeuvre in an earnestly puffed-up manner, as serious as any film-studies major discussing the impact of the French New Wave, deflated only by the arrival of his annoying, exhibitionist little sister, and the bellows of his mother to take out the trash…
Elektra Luxx opens today in pretty limited release. You can read the full review at Film Journal International.

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