In many respects they seem to be elaborate fan films.
I see it as a way of tapping (
) into the superhero, sci-fi, cosplay, geek market. Or maybe just catering to it. Porn caters to fetishes, why not these? And wasn't Pirates
, which I have never seen, one of the most successful porn films ever? They even sell non porn versions of it on Amazon. Maybe we are looking at a new porn renaissance in which they'll shoot more real movies instead of only twenty minutes of a disembodied dick interviewing a whore before ten minutes of nailing her.