Sunday, June 21, 2009
From the liner notes:: Inner blues is a rarity in adult productions. It is lavish. It is wild. And it's got the live, hard driven pulsating metal music by Gutz. The action revolves around "Club 64" -- the bar where the pick-ups are made -- the stage where the young and beautiful looking-for-stardom hopefuls perform -- and the main floor where the gyrating, undulating crowds rock to the beat in sensual heat! The main participants are Lauren, starry-eyed, vulnerable and incredibly desirable, waiting for a big break as a dancer and her boyfriend Bruce, a drug-weary musician down with the blues. Giving brilliant performances in these parts are the wonderful Taija Rae, the handsome Jerry Butler, the outrageous Frankie Leigh, the villainous Viper and William Margold as Rocky. If you're looking for some superior film viewing -- and listening -- catch the beat, the sensual heat of inner blues. It will rock you off your feet!
I just love the liner notes, this sounds like one hell of a movie. Unfortunately, it doesn't live up to its description. This isn't that much of a surprise, since the jacket notes were put there to sell the movie. However, it's a pretty decent movie with a plot that actually makes sense.
Here's how I saw the plot: Taija Rae bartends at Club 64 and wants to be one of the strippers. However, the boss insists on having sex with anyone who wants to strip and Taija will not consent. Taija is also taking care of her musician boyfriend, Jerry Butler, who doesn't have a job and is suppose to stay off dope. But while Taija is at work, Jerry snorts coke and has sex with Viper. Taija conceives a Ladies Night at the club and in a somewhat weird twist, she books the metal band GUTZ, instead of Jerry. She does promise Jerry that he will be able to play there later. GUTZ plays and Taija carries around a guitar and strips (just like an old MTV video, but with nudity). Margold is seen hiring a new bartender at the end of the movie, since he has decided that Taija can perform on stage from now on.
A few additional comments from Mr. X-Ray:
Taija does a great acting job and is believable throughout the movie.
Jerry Butler is a pretty good actor. You can pretty much always count on the fact that he is going to give a porn performance everything he has in his acting repertoire. He always reminds me of a small town community theatre actor. My trouble is that after reading his biography Raw Talent, I can always see Jerry "acting".
Viper was way ahead of her time with a tattoo of a snake poised to strike her left nipple, that morphs into a tiger composed of interlaced skulls across her belly, and finally reanimates as a snake snapping at her clitoris.
Inner Blues directed by Vincent Rossi and starring: Jerry Butler, Taija Rae, William Margold, Viper, Kim Acosta, Tami Lee Curtis, Frankie Leigh, Sharon Kane, Billy Dee
Wednesday, June 17, 2009
After watching the last two modern "serious pornos", I decided maybe I needed to dip back into the classics for something with a little humor. Jane Bond Meets Octopussy sounded like a good title and the spoofing of a spy movie would probably be fairly humorous. Well, guess what.....I was wrong again.
The movie is about Octopussy having a ray that turns women into sluts and weakens men. Jane Bond goes undercover to get inside Octopussy's mansion. When she arrives she finds that headquarters has mistakenly assigned a file clerk to be Jane's backup. After a few adventures and sex scenes at the house, Jane is found out, but before Octopussy can kill her, she zaps Octopussy with her own sex ray.
Now even with this skimpy plot, there should have been room for some humor, but those lines were few and far between. The tip off that this movie was badly written is near the first, when the file clerk (who wears sparkles in her hair) is asked her undercover name, she says "Tiffany"........WTF.......no one could think of a funny spoof name? Well, at least the sparkles were cool!
The movie wasn't a complete waste of time, I mean I didn't have to do any FF and I wasn't bored; I was just disappointed, since I was expecting a lot more from this classic porno than it could deliver.
OCTOPUSSY - directed by Jack Remy and starring: Amber Lynn, Porsche Lynn, Kristara Barrington, Lorrie Lovett, Blondie, Mauvis DeNoire, Tony Romano, Gary Barker, Randy West
Sunday, June 14, 2009
Since Fallen was has a running time of nearly 3 hours, I decided to split it into 2 viewings of 1 ½ hours. The movie starts with Jenna Haze and Brad Armstrong in a sex scene. Jenna leaves and takes the elevator, which crashes. Jessica Drake was the angel assigned to watch her but when she arrives at the apartment house she finds the door is locked and she can't get in to prevent Jenna from being killed in the elevator crash. This does seem like awful sloppy angel work and, if I understand the plot correctly, Jessica is stripped of her wings and has to live among the mortals for her error.
This leads us to Jessica sometime in the future and she is living a carnal life and going to an orgy....I think we are supposed to believe she wants to feel something in her existence. The only thing I felt was I was watching an overly long unnecessary scene that really had nothing to do with the movie....Thank Goodness for the FF button.
The next day Brad Armstrong "bumps" into Jessica, but she fails to recognize him. This is just setting the plot for a future meeting. Next up is a sex scene where Jessica meets a couple of cops and has sex with Randy Spears on the hood of the cop car. The next day she meets Brad again and they make a date. At the end of the date, they have sex and the next morning Jessica finally figures out that Brad was Jenna's boyfriend. After this, an upset Jessica convinces Herschel Savage to let her ride around on the top of his cab (maybe it makes her feel like a flying angel) in exchange for sex.
As far as I remember this was about the half way mark and as I'm typing this, I realize how weak the plot is in this movie, even though it didn't seem that bad when I was watching it. On the plus side for the movie: there was some outstanding camera work, some of the best I've ever seen in a porno. And Jessica Drake really did a good acting job in the movie.
So, a little time elapsed and I started watching the rest of the movie and I was BORED, BORED, BORED.....maybe I thought the first part of the movie was better since I had just finished watching Cry Wolf and was glad to see something....anything else. What happens in the second part? I did so much FF that I can only tell you there is some tattooing, motorcycling, and camping, some more camping, and of course sex scenes. I have read that there is a surprise ending, but I couldn't even make it that far...if anyone wants to add the ending in the comments box, please feel free to do so.
Fallen - directed by Brad Armstrong and starring: Jenna Haze, Jessica Drake, Shyla Stylez, Jada Fire, Alektra Blue, Jenaveve Jolie, Gianna Lynn, Jennifer Dark, Lana Croft, Ryder Skye, Derrick Pierce, Angie Savage, Niko, Marcus London, Hunter Bryce, Barry Scott, Michelle Mc Claren, Tommy Gunn, Randy Spears, Herschel Savage, Brad Armstrong, Eric Masterson, Barrett Blade.