The Little Details
Running Time: 155 min.
Production Date: 5 / 2 / 2007
Director: Axel Braun
Cast: Charmane Star, Dee Lily, Keeani Lei, Max, Nadi Phuket, Nyomi Marcela, Chris Charming, Jay Lassiter, Johnny Sins, and Spyder Jonez
The Short Story
Initial Expectations: Axel Braun has made some darn hot movies, and I have no reason to expect this one to be any different.
Initial Reaction: The girls are hot, but for the most part the action is surprisingly devoid of chemistry.
Who Should Watch It : Fans of Asian chicks looking for a very slight touch of an artistic eye with their porn
Who Should Avoid It: Anybody wanting the heavily artistic side of Axel Braun or plenty of nastiness from the girls.
The Technical Stuff
Audio /Video Quality: The technical aspects are pretty good. The audio is clear and well balanced, and I didn't notice any background noises. The video is presented in non-anamorphic widescreen, and looks pretty good. There's a touch of pixelation and a few areas where the video gets a little extra artistic, but never enough to start interfering with the camera work. There's a little motion during the movie, but once again, nothing enough to start interfering with the action.
Music: There's a little music here and there throughout the movie. It's normally nicely balanced with the rest of the audio, and nicely drops out when it's time for the sex to begin.
Menus: The main menu has a very nice artistic presentation with clips of the movie and a little animation for a very good first impression. The chapter menu, however, is very generic and just lets you choose a scene based on a small clip of each scene rather than giving the viewer something useful like the names of the performers with the clips.
The FeatureAxel Braun keeps things pretty simple for his latest TeraVision release. Each scene features an Asian girl and has them taking on either a white guy, or in the final scene, another Asian girl. There's sometimes a little tease to start the scene out, but more often it gets right to the action.
|Scene 1 – Max and Jay Lassiter|
Max, who unfortunately appears to either be going through chemotherapy, in the military, or taking hair style tips from Sinead O'Conner, starts out the movie lying back off a chest and rug wearing a black mesh shirt and knee high lace-up boots with red stockings and hotpants sucking Jay's cock as he leans forward to play with her. She also gets down to suck him before stripping off her hotpants and letting Jay fuck her missionary style. She gets up to ride him cowgirl style with Jay fingering her ass before letting him fuck each of her holes reverse cowgirl style. Max turns around for a little more cowgirl fucking and a bit of spooning for each of her holes before Jay moves around to fuck her face with his assjuice covered cock. Max also lets him fuck her holes missionary style, with Jay continuing to move around fucking both her pussy and her shitpussy. Finally Max drops and sucks Jay's balls as he strokes his cock and gives him a little more head so he can pop on her face and in her mouth.
This is a fairly hot scene. I'll admit that it took me a bit to get past Max's new look, which did very little for me, but the chemistry is strong enough that by the time the scene had gotten to the second position it wasn't too hard to get past how much less attractive she is now. She does a great job taking it in the ass, and takes Jay's pop in and around her mouth just as well. This is a pretty well done and passionate scene that starts the movie off well.
|Scene 2 – Nyomi Marcela and Johnny Sins|
Nyomi starts her scene in a little blue Oriental style dress sitting on a large red ottoman and playing with her pussy as Johnny watches from behind a nearby bar. She moves over to dip his balls and cock in a filled martini glass as she starts to warm him up orally before letting him go right to fucking her from behind. Nyomi also rides him in the cowgirls and lets him take her missionary style. She even lets Johnny spoon her before they fuck missionary style and he pops on her dress covered chest.
This is a fairly average scene with a slightly odd feeling. Nyomi looks great as ever, but having her never show her tits gave the scene a bit of an odd feeling. She looked to get into the action pretty well, but with the camera feeling like it was trying to avoid Johnny the chemistry was held back a bit. Nyomi gets into the sex well and Johnny puts out some nice energy, but the scene missed that extra spark to take it from pretty good to great.
|Scene 3 – Nadi Phuket and Chris Charming|
Nadi starts out the third scene in a red and black Asian style robe sixty-nining Chris on a bed in a blue room. She moves forward to ride him reverse cowgirl style, and sucks his cock a little more before turning around for the cowgirl ride that shows off her great ass so well. They continue to mix in a little more oral as they spoon, with Chris also fucking her missionary and doggie style, Finally, Chris strokes himself to a pop on Nadi's face as she helps him out licking his balls.
This is another pretty average scene. Nadi puts out some good vocals and energy, but the chemistry feels fairly cold throughout the scene. They move through the motions well, but there's never any spark to give the movie much emotion. This is a decent scene, but something seemed to be missing.
|Scene 4 – Keeani Lei and Spyder Jonez|
Keeani starts out the penultimate scene in a little white outfit and knee high boots playing with herself until Spyder arrives with a hard cock for her to suck. He has her turn around so he can tongue and finger her holes before fucking her doggie style. Keeani also rides him in each of the cowgirls as well as letting him take her missionary style. Finally, Spyder strokes himself to a respectable pop in Keeani's mouth that she shows off and then swallows down.
This scene didn't quite make it to the average level. Keeani turns out some of her usual over the top vocals, and also mugs the camera quite a bit with eyes that just don't show a lot of life. Spyder gives her a good hard cock to work with, but also looks like he's lost a serious amount of weight from the last few releases I've seen him in. He used to be pretty well built, but looking at him here he almost looked a bit sickly with how thin he's gotten. This is another fairly by the book and mechanical scene that lacked any spark to make it feel special.
|Scene 5 – Charmane Star and Dee Lily|
Dee starts out the final scene laying back on a red chair and diddling herself while Charmane watches from across the room in a lime green corset and black stockings touching herself a little. Charmane comes over to join her on the chair so they can play with each other lightly and kiss, with Dee nicely mixing in a little foot and shoe worship after she rips open Charmane's stockings. Dee moves on to rub, finger, and lick Charmane's pussy with a little sparkle in her eyes as Charmane pulls her in before bending over to let Charmane tongue her from behind. The girls break out a black double dildo to share
Charmane Star has seemed to pick and choose her scenes very carefully recently, and she chose very well here for her scene with Dee Lily. There's a nice balance between the girls and I love how they take their time starting out rather than rushing into the tongue, finger, and toy action. I love the added foot tease and the chemistry between the girls is great. This is easily the best scene in the movie and I hope to see more of Dee Lily in the future.
China Blue is a fairly average Asia themed movie. As usual Axel Braun has a very nice eye behind the camera and for beautiful women, and he also spices the movie up nicely with some decent locations around outfits. Sadly, he doesn't seem to go much further than that here. He doesn't go completely straightforward throughout the movie, but also gets right to the action most of the time rather than giving some of the creative teases and openings that helps to set much of his work apart from other directors. Dee and Charmane's closing scene was easily the best, as it got a little more artistic and mixed things up a little more right down to some nice foot and shoe worship. The other scenes aren't bad, but also rarely get much past the average level. The camera work is solid and the cast goes through the actions well, but there's rarely any spark to take the scene beyond just actions. With the quality of the cast and Axel Braun behind the camera, it's hard not to have high expectations for China Blue, which makes the barely above average results a bit disappointing.
The Extra StuffTrailers are included for Appetite for Destruction, Test Drive, SeXXXpose Nikk Benz, SeXXXpose Lexi Marie, SeXXXpose Brittney Skye, SeXXXpose Tiffany Taylor, Teradise Island: Anal Fever, Reign of Tera 2, Decadence, Stimula, American MILF, and the Virtual Tera Patrick 3D PC game. The photo gallery lasts about three and a half minutes with about ten seconds per very good looking snapshot or full screen photo. There's also internet information and a behind the scenes featurette.
The behind the scenes featurette lasts a half hour and is very nicely presented in anamorphic widescreen. Axel starts out chatting with Dee as she sits back on the couch and chats about there being no hope for her to take dick on camera for a very long time, going to school to be a nurse, squirting, and being the whole packaged. Nyomi starts out sharing a laugh with Axel about bodily gases, how she got into the business, sex and porn guys, her nipples, and ballsacks. Keeani is next, who talks about looking forward to fucking Spyder, squirting, working with Steve Holmes a lot, and bringing girls home for her man. She even talks about liking how her nanny used to molest her. Max is next, who talks about starting out sexually with three guys at once, her scene with Jay being very natural for her, her private life, marriage, and braces with Jay popping in occasionally. Nadi finishes things up talking about big cocks, moving back to Seattle for a big cock, and marrying the first guy to fuck her in the ass. As usual with Axel Braun, this is a great behind the scenes featurette. He's nicely easygoing with the girls and shares plenty of laughs with them. This leads to some very fun moments with the girls as well as giving the entire movie a more laid back feeling with Axel appearing to have a great relationship with his performers. If you like the girls in the movie or more candid behind the scenes featurettes, make sure you check this one out.
The Down -n- Dirty Sex Stuff
Themes: Straight, Asian, anal, ass to mouth, rimming (male > female), masturbation, feet, lesbian, and toys
Raincoat Factor: High
Condom Usage: None
The Bottom Line:Currently, many of TeraVision's DVDs can be found online for between about $19 and $25 with several stores offering them for about $20. If you're a fan of Asian girls this one might be worth the low end for you. The sex is pretty good and the girls are hot. The technical aspects are nicely done right down to an anamorphic presentation and there's some nice effort put into the extras. This is a pretty good DVD.
Note to TeraVision: It's great to see you moving into anamorphic widescreen and spending some time with the behind the scenes featurette. Those two things really did make this a better all around DVD.
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