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Maraschino Cherry 
(1.5 stars avg from 3 reviews)

Starring: Eric Edwards, Annette Haven, Constance Money, Leslie Bovee, Gloria Leonard, Jenny Baxter, Alan Marlow, Michael Gaunt, Clea Carson, Peter Andrews, C.J. Laing, Erica Havens, Wade Nichols, David Savage, Susan McBain, Crystal Sync, Marc Valentine, Nancy Dare, Spalding Gray, Conchita Costello, Loren Michaels, Jenny Lind, Rocky Millstone, Lance Knight
Studio: Video-X-Pix

Directed by: Henry Paris
Release date: 9/30/2003
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Don't be fooled by the fact that this was directed by Radley Metzger, who directed such acknowledged classics as The Opening of Misty Beethoven. This film just doesn't come close to the level of Misty Beethoven, or Metzger's other efforts. The DVD was transfered from an extremely distressed print of the movie. This thing is simply terrible to look at, and there is little eroticism, despite the presence of the superstars of the era, including Leslie Bovee, Gloria Leonard, Constance Money, and Annette Haven. For example, Constance Money's scene consists only of a short handjob. About the only thing that saves this film from being a complete waste is the nasty, kinky S&M scene with C.J. Lang.
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NOTE: This is not your typical review. Others have done an excellent job reviewing the content, scenes, performances, etc. of this porn classic. This "review" concerns itself with how the DVD's contents compare with the complete, uncut original release version of the film or an early (before prior self-censorship) VHS version. The Ratings given refer either to the "original" version of the film (Performers, Plot, Sex, etc.) or to the DVD version (Extras, Value, etc.) and are relatively arbitrary. The important info is that which follows. MARASCHINO CHERRY DVD IS THE PITS! Radley Metzgers last hardcore effort under his Henry Paris nom-de-film is finally available on DVD from Video-X-Pix. Well, they saved the worst for last and by that, I dont mean from a content standpoint! While Maraschino Cherry is generally regarded as the weakest of that group of films, even Metzgers weakest efforts far outstrip those of most of his porn peers and successors, IM (and many others) HO.
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Maraschino Cherry is the final hardcore film directed by Radley Metzger (under his Henry Paris pseudonym) and, as such, is likely to be of considerable interest to porn and cult movie fans alike. However, those expecting something akin to The Opening Of Misty Beethoven are going to be disappointed. Maraschino Cherry, perhaps predictably given its place in the Metzger/Paris filmography, is actually little more than a vignette movie (or, as it would probably have been described at the time, a loop carrier). The movie revolves around Gloria Leonard, mistress of a New York brothel, discussing her business activities with her wide-eyed sister. Around this simple structure sit a variety of erotic encounters ranging from the strictly vanilla to some decidedly edgy dungeon sequences that bring to mind the Women In Prison movies of the period. Like Barbara Broadcast, its predecessor in the Metzger cannon, Maraschino Cherry never really amounts to much despite a few standout moments.
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Take Off 
(4.8 stars avg from 2 reviews)

Starring: Georgina Spelvin, Eric Edwards, Vanessa Del Rio, Annette Haven, Leslie Bovee, David Pussyman Christopher, Cami Graham, John Smith, Beth Anna, Clea Carson, Peter Andrews, Wade Nichols, Carter Stevens, Sandy Foxx, Gloria Todd, Susaye London, Ursula Austin, Dick Galan, Nancy Keller, Patty Boyd, George Spencer, Rayman Sharque, Brigette Lynne, Bill Nunnery, W.P. Dremak, Erick Lueders, Alexis Del Lago, Holly Woodlawn, Luke Ropewalker, Peter Scolari, Greg Hart, Ken Burns, D. Francesco, Sheila Devlin, Rick Frank, Beth Ratzer, Mel Juffe, Marcia Major, Drinda Lalumia, Bruce Long, Richard Wall
Studio: Video-X-Pix

Directed by: Armand Weston
Release date: 8/20/2003
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Armand Weston was one of the finest directors ever to make hardcore films. Although he usually crafted dark and depressing tales, this 1978 film was his foray into comedy. With a fantastic cast of regulars, and Leslie Bovee as the female lead, Weston crafted a wonderful, skilfully acted, sumptuously shot, and cleverly written parody of films of American culture from the 30s to the 60s.
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This 1978 feature directed by "Armand Weston" is a good example of "golden age" adult filmmaking. The plot is a take off on the Oscar Wilde story, "The Picture of Dorian Grey." The protagonist's name has been changed from Dorian Grey to "Darrin Blue," (played amazingly by Wade Nichols). And instead of a painting, his youthful image is captured on a porn film that his liberated 1920's flapper girlfriend (Georgina Spelvin) secretly had made of them making love outdoors. When she shows it to him later, he wishes that the image on the film could get old, and that he could stay youthful forever. You might have guessed that that is exactly what happens. The 1930s have Wade Nichols doing a remarkable imitation of James Cagney, during the 1940s, he's doing Humphrey Bogart (and Annette Haven). During the 50s, he's doing James Dean and making love on his motocycle. During the 1960s, still as youthful as ever, he is, you guessed it, a hippie doing drugs and having an orgy. Since this was shot in the 1970s, that brings us up to the present.
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