The Little Details
Running Time: 75 min.
Production Date: 1 / 16 / 2007, 2 / 12 / 2007, 3 / 14 / 2007
Director: Eric John
Cast: Desire Moore, Victoria Sin, and Eric John
The Short Story
Initial Expectations: The Erotic Life of Jersey Cummings didn't do much for me. Although Eric John has a great eye behind the camera, I can't help but be really nervous about this one.
Initial Reaction: There's some nice potential and style, but the editing and audio really hold it back.
Who Should Watch It : Anybody wanting slightly artistic porn
Who Should Avoid It: Anybody who wants well edited porn and DVDs that look like they're authored by somebody who knows what they're doing
The Technical Stuff
Audio /Video Quality: The technical aspects hover around the average level. The audio is okay, but the balance is a bit weak with the final scene also being plagued by repeated car horns. The video is presented in the full frame format, and looks okay. The lighting is pretty even and good, but there is a touch of grain and a lot of shaky camera work.
Music: The opening scene has a laughably bad choice of a decent piece of classical music that dominates the audio and only gives a few glimpses of the audio from the performers.
Disc Problems: The authoring is very basic and weak. Each scene has its own title, as well as the lead-in and opening credits, and you can't easily jump from one title to another. So if you want to skip the opening credits, you have to scan through them rather than skipping past them. Want to go back to the previous scene? Go through the main menu. I would have expected authoring like this over five years ago, but in today's age it really looks poor and brings down the overall DVD a half point.
Menus: The main menu blends a main menu, chapter menu, and extras menu all together letting you choose between the whole movie, the individual scenes, and the extras choices all on one screen. It's far from impressive.
The FeaturePhotographer Eric John is back, this time focusing on brunette Victoria Sin. He goes with a complete vignette approach here letting Victoria show off how well she can fuck and suck in three different locations and outfits, as well as different styles.
|Scene 1 – Victoria Sin|
Raven-tressed Victoria starts the movie out laying back on a silver couch dressed in sexy black stockings, bra, panties, and a garter belt, as well as black shoes. Eric, also dressed all in black, walks in to admire her behind the couch and starts stripping down so she can suck his cock. Victoria strips off her bra as Eric makes his way to the front of the couch, and unclips her stockings as Eric runs his hands around her thighs and ass. They pull her panties aside for him to tongue her before he gets up to fuck her missionary style. Victoria sucks his cock a little in return before letting him fuck her from behind, and finally lays back playing with a tit as Eric jerks himself to what many might overstate as a pathetic dribble.
This could have been a great scene, but instead ends up being pretty mediocre. On the plus side, the location is great and Victoria looks fantastic. The black lingerie looks great on her and she lets go with a couple nice smiles that really kick things up a notch. The classical music is also a nice idea for the location and look. Unfortunately, that's where the high points of the scene end. Although the classical music is a good idea, the choice of song is horrible, going with a full orchestral piece with plenty of changes. There were a couple of times I was completely frozen watching the scene as I wasn't sure whether to openly mock it or to just laugh out loud. John also tries using the “picture in picture” effect here, but when the “picture in picture” is a nice above shot with the main screen being basically man ass with a small glimpse of the girl, one doesn't need “picture in picture”, they need the shot from above. This scene had some things going for it, but not enough.
|Scene 2 – Victoria Sin|
Victoria starts out the second scene lying back on a bed in a pink and yellow striped bikini with matching thigh high socks and her bikini bottoms hanging around one of her legs as she sucks on a lollipop. She rubs her pussy while sucking on her lolli, and even rubs it around her pussy before putting it inside while rubbing her clit. Victoria fucks herself with her sweet a little, and even gives her ass a little finger attention. Finally she cums and talks with Eric as they head out.
This is a likable scene. Victoria looks great and seems like she's having fun with the entire scene having a natural feeling and flow. The scene doesn't try to drag itself out too far, but it does get a bit of an odd feeling by having black and white flashes showing Eric shooting the scene. This really interfered with the mood of the scene for me, and the final bit with Victoria and Eric ending the shoot and walking out talking about it didn't help anything either. There's a lot to like about this scene, but it would have been a lot better with another thirty or forty seconds cut out of it.
|Scene 3 – Desire Moore, Victoria Sin, and Eric John|
Eric is covered in grime and tied to the sides of a freight elevator as blonde Desire, who's in a little black lingerie, sucks his cock next. She mixes in some nice throat action before Victoria arrives and pushes her against a wall to kiss her, and can't resist stroking Eric's cock a little more as Victoria sucks her tits as well as kissing her face hard and moving down to lick her pussy. Desire drops to the floor to lick Victoria from below when Victoria decides to start sucking Eric's cock before coming up to help Victoria warm him up. The girls continue to work him over orally back and forth with plenty of sucking and stroking until he sprays a load between their faces.
This scene should really please blowjob fans. I like the style of the scene and there's some very nice chemistry. It's also a twenty five minute blowjob scene, and I'm just not a big fan of blowjob scenes. Ten minutes it about max for me, and I made it a little further than that here before needing to break out the remote. There's good chemistry between the girls and Eric, but this just isn't my thing. It didn't help that the camera was a bit shaky, but at least it kept some good angles and they didn't try for the “picture in picture” thing. If you like blowjobs this is probably a good scene, but others will want to keep the remote handy.
|Scene 4 – Desire Moore, Victoria Sin, and Eric John|
When the action begins again Eric is loose with the girls facing the wall so he can play with Desire's pussy while licking Victoria as the girls also play with each other. He doesn't wait long before getting up to start fucking Victoria, so Desire drops down to lick her clit as she's getting fucked. Desire continues to move around to suck Victoria's tits as well as licking Eric's ass and balls before he decides that Victoria has to share and moves over to fuck Desire from behind. Desire turns around so he can fuck her more as Victoria waits to suck him clean before Eric goes back to fucking Victoria both from the front and back standing up with Desire back on oral duties. He keeps working between the girls standing up before finally supposedly popping in Victoria's cunt for Desire to eat and spit out.
This is an okay scene. As seems to happen so often with Eric John's work, the scene is long and extremely limited by having only one position. Having a supposed cream pie at the end didn't help anything, nor did the “picture in picture” showing up again. If another position or two were thrown in and this scene was edited together with the previous oral scene throwing away half of each, this could have been a pretty darn hot scene.
Erotique Sin is a pretty good release. Victoria Sin is a beautiful girl with plenty of sexuality to build the movie around, and John does a very nice job mixing up the styles and moods of the scenes. Although each of the scenes is a bit flawed, they all show some nice potential. I love the style in the first scene, but the music just didn't work for it. The second scene was a nice masturbation scene marred by the shots of it being shot. Finally, there's the elevator scenes which I guess were to be one scene and with better editing could have been. Throughout it all the “picture in picture” ends up a distraction that's hopefully left behind for future releases, and only seems to be there because there's nobody around who really knows how to edit a movie. Erotique Sin has some very noticeable flaws, but also some very noticeable potential.
The Extra StuffIn addition to a bonus scene there's a web trailer lasting nearly seven minutes that features a lot of Eric John's excellent stills and a little action.
|Bonus Scene - Jersey Cummings and Eric John|
Eric and Jersey share one of their daytime practice sessions for the bonus scene, which comes from The Erotic Life of Jersey Cummings. Jersey starts out wearing only a belly chain and black boots while diddling herself when Eric arrives with a hard cock for her to suck and stroke. She gets up to ride him in each of the cowgirls before sucking him a bit more, and then lets him fuck her in doggie and missionary. Finally Eric jerks himself to a pop on her tits before letting Jersey lick and suck him clean.
This is a pretty average scene. The chemistry and camera work are both decent, but there's nothing special about the scene sexually. The main thing that stands out about the scene is that it tries doing a “picture in picture” take on the action during some of the scene. This really didn't work that well, as it started out with a “picture in picture” showing the same shot of the blowjob as on the main screen. It did get better later, but it never added anything to the scene. This was a pretty generic scene outside of the hit or miss “picture in picture”.
The Down -n- Dirty Sex Stuff
Themes: Straight, masturbation, group, lesbian, oral, and rimming (female > male)
Raincoat Factor: High
Condom Usage: None
The Bottom Line:I'm not really sure what one can find these DVDs for as I couldn't find them on any of Eric John's websites for sale and I was given them for reviewing so he could see how he could improve his movies. This one is worth checking out if you can find it fairly cheap. There's a nice mix of style and action as well as a bit of effort towards the extras. The technical aspects are pretty average and the authoring is weak, but this DVD shows a little potential.
Note to Erotique Entertainment: A little more effort towards your authoring and hiring somebody else to go in front of the camera and edit your footage should help your releases quite a bit.
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