The Little Details
Running Time: 126 min.
Production Date: 2 / 13 / 2007
Director: Ethan Kane
Cast: Ana Nova, Maya Hills, Paola Rey, Alec Knight, Ben English, Marco Banderas, and Mario Rossi
The Short Story
Initial Expectations: TeraVision has been a bit hit or miss with me, but has done enough good that I look forward to seeing what they put out. The little I've seen of Ethan Kane really impressed me, so I'm really looking forward to seeing what he can do with TeraVision.
Initial Reaction: Ethan Kane is showing himself to be a director deserving of a lot more attention than he's getting, and his debut for TeraVision is the hottest release I've seen from either of them.
Who Should Watch It : Anybody who wants gonzo style sex with a bit of style
Who Should Avoid It: Anybody who doesn't like heavily artistic and stylized porn
The Technical Stuff
Audio /Video Quality: The technical aspects are pretty good. The audio is clear and well balanced, but there are a few background noises. That is, I think they're background noises. They're a bit repetitive so with Kane's style they might be intentional, but they did interfere with the action a little for me. The video is presented in the full frame format. It mixes black and white and full color footage throughout the scenes, and has a slightly skewed look to it like it was shot through some kind of filter. It isn't off so much as to ruin the scene for me as I kind of liked the different look, but I can see it really hurting the movie for some people. The lighting is also a bit on the artistic side, and leaves in a few shadows while others appear a bit bleached out. All that said, the presentation style is either going to work for you or not but it never feels sloppy.
Music: The music, which is done by Ethan Kane, moves in and out of the movie. During the opening tease for each of the scenes it's the only audio, and then it drops back for when Ethan's chatting and playing with the girls. When it's time for the sex it completely drops out. It has a touch of a porno style, but doesn't feel generic or rehashed.
Menus: The main menu nicely blends the boxcover with a bit of the movie in an artistic manner that might lose some people but which seems to fit the movie perfectly. The chapter menu is very plain and a bit generic by just letting you choose a scene based on a small clip of each scene and a scene number rather than giving you something useful like the name of the performers in the scene.
The FeatureAlthough well known for his artistic styles, Ethan Kane steps out a little with his first release for TeraVision. He keeps much of his artistic style, but goes more for a gonzo style with the sex. Each scene starts with a little artistic tease before Ethan chats with the girls and plays with them as they continue to show off. Finally, he lets them get it on with a guy or two.
|Scene 1 – Paola Rey and Mario Rossi|
Paola starts the movie out in a sheer black and white outfit showing off for the camera in black and white before things got to full color as she chats a little with Ethan and shows off a little more. She lets him grope her tits and finger her pussy from the front and back before Ethan has her lie back and play with a few toys. Paola starts out with a glass toy that she thinks might be too big, but manages to get it inside and even lets Ethan fuck her with it. Ethan calls in Mario when she wants a real cock, but won't let him give it to her right away and instead has him fuck her with another toy. Ethan keeps fucking her with the toy as Paola sucks Mario's cock before Mario moves underneath her to tongue her holes. Paola kneels down to suck him a bit more before laying back for a missionary fuck, and after Mario makes her cum gets on all fours for some doggie fucking while having him also suck her toes. She gets up to ride him reverse cowgirl style before letting him spoon her, and urges him on repeatedly. Finally, Paola has Mario cum in and around her mouth so she can play with it before sucking out the last little bit from his cock.
This is a great scene. I love the artistic opening tease as well as how the artistic style continues through the entire scene slightly toned down. The chemistry between Paola and Mario is nothing short of superb with both the vocals and energy staying high and natural. This is a smoking hot scene with no shortage of passion.
|Scene 2 – Maya Hills, Victoria Sin, and Marco Banderas|
Brunettes Maya and Victoria put on a little tease in black and white for Ethan before things go to full color and he chats with Maya while Marco and Victoria play in the background. She lays back to show off her ribs and play with her boobs before Victoria moves in to give her a passionate kiss while smiling at Ethan. Victoria sucks a dildo and lets Maya suck her tits before she moves down to lick Maya's pussy to get it ready for the toy. Maya has trouble fitting the toy in her twat, and can barely even fir her mouth around it, so Victoria grabs one that's a little slimmer and longer that Maya seems to like much better. Ethan takes over with the toy so the girls can play with each other a little, and Marco moves into the action getting his dick sucked by Victoria as she rides Maya's face. Maya moves up to join in on the cocksucking with Victoria with each of the girls taking Marco down their throat before they get on all fours and kiss as Marco fucks Maya. Victoria moves back to suck Marco's cock a little as he fucks Maya, and Ethan plays with her a bit before Marco moves over to let her have it from behind. Of course Maya makes sure to help with a fair amount of cocksucking as well as sliding under Victoria to get her pussy licked before she bounces on Marco's cock cowgirl style while Victoria sits on his face. Victoria moves up for a reverse cowgirl ride before the girls take a little oral sex break for Marco, and then rides Maya's face as she lets Marco fuck her missionary style. Victoria impales her ass on Marco's cock never for a reverse cowgirl anal ride as well as some doggie fucking with Maya watching, slapping her ass, choking her, and letting her have plenty of spit for extra lubrication. Maya even gets in to lap at Victoria's gaping ass and to suck it off Marco's cock before kissing Victoria and letting Marco go back to reaming Victoria's rectum. Finally, Marco pulls out and jerks his cock into Maya's mouth. She looks to swallow some of the cum down, and then drops the rest into Victoria's gaping ass before giving it one last taste and giving Victoria one mores passionate kiss and maybe even a little more cum.
This scene is every bit as hot as the opening scene. Once again the style worked well for me, and the chemistry is off the charts. I also really liked the pace of this scene. I love how Ethan starts with Maya, brings Victoria in to play with her, and then brings Marco in to take on both girls. That said, the scene isn't just about Maya and there's a great balance between the girls and a feeling that they're both completely into each other as well as Marco. This is a smoking hot scene.
|Scene 3 – Ana Nova, Alec Knight, and Ben English|
Dirty blonde Ana starts out the final scene in a little black sexy outfit walking around what looks like it could be a locker room to put on her show before the action cuts to Ana sitting on a white couch between a well dressed Ben and Alec as they chat with Ethan. They check out a few of the toys they have laying around before Ana lets the guys play with her tits and check out her pussy. They play with it briefly before sliding one of their glass toys into it, and bring the other in for Ana to suck before sliding it into her ass for a toy double penetration. They put the toys aside so Ana can start sucking Ben's cock before Alec joins back in with a toy behind her. She sucks Alec's cock when Ben fucks her from behind before turning around and letting the guys trade holes. Ana rides Ben in reverse cowgirl style before going to cowgirl with Alec and letting Ben join back in fucking her ass at the same time. She sucks Ben clean before riding him reverse cowgirl style with Alec joining in so they guys can double team her pussy. Ben gets to take on Ana by himself for a bit, fucking her ass in reverse cowgirl and spooning it, before Alec comes back to get his knob gobbled and help him DP her in cowgirl again. Finally, Ana gets down on her knees and lets each of the guys pop in and around her mouth as she looks up at them before she plays with it and sucks out the last little bit.
This is a hot scene, but it can't keep up to the other two scenes. Ana looks great and does a great job taking it in each of her holes. She looks like she doesn't care if she has one dick or two in her, and handles the facials extremely well. The problem is the balance between the guys. While Ben is there the entire time, Alec moves in and out giving the impression that he was having some major wood problems. He does good while he's there, but the flow of the scene is hurt with him moving in and out and I can't see a reason anybody would do that for a scene without having to. This is a good scene, but compared to the other two scenes it's noticeably weaker.
Decadence is an extremely impressive blend of sex and style. In the little I've seen of Ethan Kane in the past he showed himself to be more than proficient at blending sex with lots of artistic style and a bit of story, but hearing that he was moving to more of a gonzo feel here I couldn't help but be a little worried. Those fears disappeared within moments. Paola's opening scene with Mario is easily one of the best one on one scenes I've watched so far this year, and Maya and Victoria's scene with Marco is just as hot. I was really surprised at how well Kane's interaction with the cast worked throughout the movie, as it never interfered with the action and more often than not kicked up the chemistry a notch. Although even the shortest scene lasts over a half hour, the action never drags and also feels like it has a fairly natural flow to it. If there's a complaint here it's no doubt going to be about Kane's artistic look to the movie, which I can understand for some people who want things crystal clear and straightforward. The look wasn't a problem for me as I quickly got used to it and liked how it set the movie apart from so many others than might be similar sexually. The other problem for me as Ana's scene, which was a little weaker due to Alec Knight coming and going throughout the scene. At the same time, with how well she took it in the ass it's hard to get down on the scene too much. Ethan Kane has set the bar extremely high for himself at TeraVision with Decadence, and I can't wait to see what he does next.
The Extra StuffTrailers are included for Appetite for Destruction, SeXXXpose Nikk Benz, SeXXXpose Lexi Marie, SeXXXpose Brittney Skye, Reign of Tera 2, Teradise Island: Anal Fever, the Virtual Tera Patrick 3D PC game, SeXXXpose Tiffany Taylor, and Test Drive. Sadly, not only isn't there a menu to let you choose which trailer you'd like to view, but they're also all included on the same chapter so if you've already seen a movie you can't easily skip past its trailer to get to something which might interest you more. The photo gallery includes nearly three dozen very nice looking snapshots and cropped photos. There's also weblinks and a behind the scenes featurette.
The behind the scenes featurette lasts twenty minutes. After a few shots around the set, Maya Hills talks about her upcoming scene, wanting to sell real estate, and why she loves porn and sex. She shows a great head on her shoulders who realizes the big picture with some of the tips she gives for girls interested in getting into porn before heading off to get some much needed coffee. Victoria talks a little about her upcoming scene, notching her bedpost on and off camera, disliking personal drama, and getting into porn. Ana gives a little personal background and talks about how she went out in search of porn, mainstream guys she'd like to see in porn, liking direct guys, and the differences between guys in the US and Germany. She also talks about her future plans for the world of porn and a quick tip for girls wanting to get into porn. This is a nice group of interviews. You get some nice personality from each of the girls, and unlike so many other interviews with foreign girls, there never seems to be a language barrier with each girl also putting out plenty of personality. This is a very nice featurette.
The Down -n- Dirty Sex Stuff
Themes: Straight, tease, rimming (male > female), feet, lesbian, group, anal, rimming (female > female), ass to mouth, DP, and DPP
Raincoat Factor: Borderline extreme
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. This one's well worth the money. The movie is hot as can be and shows just how well sex and style can merge. The technical aspects are artistic and might put off some people, but they also help to give the movie a lot of its style. Finally, there's some nice effort put into the extras including a very nice behind the scenes featurette. This is a great DVD that's definitely worth picking up.
Note to TeraVision: It's great to see you trying to do something a little different from all the other studios out there. It's also nice to see you putting such nice care into your overall DVDs. Thank you. It is noticed.
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