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Adam & Eve Receives 16 Nominations at XCritic Awards

The Big Budget Releases ‘Cursed XXX’ and ‘Unleashed’ Earn a Combined 11 Nominations for the Iconic Adult Studio!


HILLSBOROUGH, NC (October 30, 2018) – Adam & Eve Pictures received 16 nominations, including six nods for its big-budget release “Cursed XXX” and five for its star-studded all-girl release “Unleashed” at the 2018 XCritic Awards. Also earning Best Director honors were Will Ryder, Kay Brandt, and Skye Blue for their work on “Cursed XXX,” “Unleashed,” and “Blindsided,” respectively.

The XCritic Awards, which honor outstanding achievement in the adult film industry, will present its awards online when the winners are announced on January 1, 2019, on

“We are very grateful to XCritic, the fans and everyone who supported Adam & Eve for these amazing nominations,” said Rachel Vigneaux, Adam & Eve’s Executive Producer. “We are especially proud of Will Ryder and Kay Brandt for creating two outstanding movies that resonated with fans and critics alike. We also congratulate the talented performers who brought our movies to life for their outstanding nominations!”

“The Cursed XXX” tells the story of a pretty young ingénue who comes to a cursed Hollywood cam house and discovers there’s a strange presence in the house. “Unleashed” is the all-girl extravaganza starring eight Best New Starlet nominees.

“The Cursed XXX” earned six nominations, including Best Feature Release, Best Director (Feature) for Will Ryder, Best Actor for Brad Armstrong, Best Actress for Riley Reid and Best Supporting Actress for Kat Dior and Misty Stone.

“Unleashed” earned five nominations, including Best Non-Feature Release, Best Director (Non-Feature) for Kay Brandt, Best Girl/Girl Action (DVD), two nominations for Best Girl/Girl Action (Scene) for Whitney Wright and Jill Kassidy, as well as a scene with Honey Gold, Jill Kassidy, Eliza Jane, Scarlett Sage and Edyn Blair.

Other nominations include Best Actor for Ryan Driller for his work in Adam & Eve’s “The Seduction of Heidi,” as well as another Best Actor nod for Derrick Pierce for “Naked;” Best Supporting Actor for Tommy Pistol for “Losers Never Get Laid,” Best Actress for Whitney Wright in “The Seduction of Heidi,” and Best Director (Feature) for Skye Blue for “Blindsided.”

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About Adam & Eve Pictures:

Founded in 1993, Adam & Eve Pictures is the nation’s leading adult film production company with thousands of critically acclaimed titles in their library and millions of satisfied viewers around the world. An offshoot of Adam & Eve corporate, Adam & Eve Pictures was formed to create and contribute aesthetically ethical adult video content to the mass market. Since its inception, Adam & Eve Pictures has produced a multitude of best-selling and highly awarded blockbusters, including Rawhide and Pirates. They have also invested heavily in the sex education segment and offer an entire line by Nina Hartley with titles including Nina Hartley’s Guides to Double Penetration, Oral Sex, Bondage, and Threesomes. In 2015 Adam & Eve Pictures became the first adult production company to bring a New York Times best-selling novel to screen with the critically acclaimed Babysitting the Baumgartners series. Boasting over 90 awards over 25 years, Adam and Eve Pictures is a cornerstone of adult entertainment. For more information, visit

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