Kim Simms
Owen Gleiberman
April 19, 2011 AT 04:00 AM EDT

STARRING Kim Cattrall, Dustin Ingram, and Brian Dennehy
DIRECTED BY Keith Bearden

The role of a former star of the ”golden age” of porn sounds perfect for Kim Cattrall, and she handles it nicely — at least, in the rare moments when this indie comedy isn’t terminally contrived. Dustin Ingram, geeked out to look like Napoleon Dynamite’s solemn brother, plays a horny 17-year-old driven to find his porn idol, Monica Velour, who turns out to be a broken-down wreck living in a trailer. He sleeps with her once, but mostly she teaches him Life Lessons. That’s the movie’s way of defanging a dangerous subject. C

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