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Hard Evidence (Wicked)

Hard Evidence (Wicked)

Studio: Wicked
Category:  Feature film , Straight
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astroknight's ratings for Hard Evidence (Wicked):
Overall Rating 3.5 stars
Hard Evidence (Wicked) overall rating 3.5 stars
Female Looks Hard Evidence (Wicked) Female looks rating 4 stars
Male Looks Hard Evidence (Wicked) Male looks rating 3 stars
Sex Hard Evidence (Wicked) Sex rating 3.5 stars
Plot/Acting Hard Evidence (Wicked) Plot/Acting rating 4 stars
Extras Hard Evidence (Wicked) DVD Extras rating 3.5 stars
Audio/Video Quality Hard Evidence (Wicked) A/V Quality rating 3.5 stars
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Reviewed by astroknight  on  4/18/2001

Running Time: 80 min.

Production Date: 2 / 4 / 1996

Director: Brad Armstrong and Greg Steele

Cast: Jenna Jameson, Jeanna Fine, Missy, Channone, Vince Voyeur, Peter North, Bobby Vitale, Mark Davis, Mike Horner, Brad Armstrong, Anthony Crane, and Claudio

Initial Expectations: I really like Wicked’s DVDs but I don’t think a lot of Jenna’s movies quite live up to her hype. Although not quite up to her hype, they’ve still been better than the average adult film.

Initial Reaction: I now remember why Jenna has such a devoted following.

Who Should Watch It : Fans of Brad Armstrong’s movies, Jenna Jameson, Jeanna Fine, and well made adult films.

Who Should Avoid It: Anybody who doesn’t want to be bothered by that plot stuff.

Audio /Video Quality: The audio is very clear throughout the entire movie. Most of the video is clear except for the first full sex scene. The focus seems slightly off through most of that scene but this could have partially been from shooting through the mesh hanging around the bed. Whatever the reason was, the pictures seems slightly blurry.

Music: The music is nicely balanced with the rest of the audio. You’ve heard a lot of the music before but it’s a good mix of typical porn music, classical feel music, and very sexy sax.

False Advertising: The cover lists Lovette in the cast but she doesn’t appear anywhere in the movie. The back cover shows the menu for the audio bios which also lists her in the cast. The actual audio bios menu includes Brad Armstrong instead of Lovette which makes it look like her being on the cover was an oversight that was missed for the cover but caught for the DVD. I don’t care for Lovette one way or the other, so it doesn’t matter much to me. I’m sure she has some loyal fans out there, however, to whom it does matter.

Menus: The menus are very simple and look great. They really fit the style of the movie and capture a little of the suspense in the movie.

The Feature: Hard Evidence tackles the formidable job of trying to make a porno that’s loosely based on Basic Instinct and complete with the leg-crossing scene. In the femme fatale role is Jeanna Fine, who’s lawyer husband, Claudio, is found murdered in a bed. During the opening credits we watch as a short, dark haired woman fucks him. Jeanna’s chances for beating the rap don’t look too good either since detectives Anthony Crane and Vince Voyeur don’t seem to believe her story. It also doesn’t help that her husband’s partner (Mike Horner) doesn’t want to cooperate with the police. The only person who’s at all helpful is their secretary (Jenna Jameson). It doesn’t help matters when the detectives later find a videotape showing Jeanna fucking Claudio and then killing him. No, the story isn’t that deep, but for a porno that lasts under an hour and a half it isn’t that bad either. The sex fits the scenes pretty well, which also helps things out.

Jeanna takes on Peter North and Bobby Vitale in the first complete scene. The scene takes place on a four poster bed that’s surrounded by netting. A lot of this scene seemed a little blurry which I think may have been caused by trying to shoot through the netting. It’s just blurry enough to be noticed and on a low quality system it might not even be noticed (not that mine is the highest quality). It’s a good scene, but something else just didn’t fit right with me and I’m not exactly sure what it is. Jeanna does do a very good job, as do the guys, and Jeanna also takes a great double facial. I really wish I knew what it was that bothered me about the scene but I just can’t place it.

At a sex club, Mike, Claudio, and Jenna go to watch Mark Davis fuck Channone. This was by far my favorite scene in the movie. Mike and Claudio feel up Jenna a little as Mark and Channone start out. After a little bit, Jenna goes up to help both Mark and Channone out. She works Channone over with a vibrator while Mark fucks her pussy. Jenna then moves over to become the helper as Channone takes Mark’s cock in both her pussy and her ass. Finally, Mark blows his load onto Channone’s asshole as Jenna spreads her ass open for a little gape. I don’t care much for gape, but it’s not much of a gape and didn’t bother me much. It’s a very hot scene and Jenna really shows her potential and skills in it. Scenes like this are why Jenna has such a devoted following.

After a little questioning, Vince takes Jeanna back to her house where they, of course, fuck. Although normally a little nasty, she’s a little more so in this scene. She’s very vocal and trash talks quite a bit through the scene. She only takes Vince’s cock in her pussy but her ass was busy enough with her fingers for much of the scene. There is also some artistic feel to the scene with some good mirror usage. To finish it off, Vince blows his load on Jeanna’s pussy. It’s a hot scene but also slightly humorous since every once in a while the camera is at just the right angle so that you can see Jeanna towering over short Vince. I know she’s wearing heels, but it’s one of the few scenes I’ve seen where the woman is taller than the guy in the scene.

At her job interview, Mike Horner shows Missy that if you’re going to work for lawyers you better be able to get fucked. Missy does a small tease to start the scene off with before she and Mike work each other over and fuck on the desk. As always, Mike has some great facial expressions while boning Missy. Missy also gives her normal intense fuck. I’ve barely seen any of Missy’s scenes that I didn’t like and this one is no different. In addition to a natural body, Missy has such raw sexuality that I have a hard time not liking her and this very hot scene shows why.

Finally, the leading ladies feast on each other in the interrogation room. Both ladies are dressed all in black and Jeanna starts by running an ice cube across a blindfolded Jenna on the table. They kiss the ice cube back and forth and then show just how much can be done with fingers. It’s a hot scene and the balance between Jenna and Jeanna is very well done. Of course, Jeanna is normally in control, but Jenna plays her more submissive part very well.

Although not horribly original, Hard Evidence is well done. The sex blends in well with the scenes and gives the entire cast a chance to shine. The overall movie is enhanced a little more by having several non-sex characters like Brad Armstrong, Anthony Crane, and thankfully in a non-sex role, Claudio. Both Jeanna and Jenna really shine, one showing all of her experience and the other showing how much potential she does have. If you’re a fan of almost anybody in the cast you probably won’t be let down.

Extras: Wicked does they’re normal above average job with their extras on Hard Evidence . Jenna Jameson, Jeanna Fine, Missy, Peter North, Mark Davis, and Brad Armstrong are covered in the audio bios. As usual there’s a couple nice stills, some personal information, and a link to the star’s scene. Trailers are included for Dream Quest , Spellbound, Pornogothic, and Sex Safari .

Wicked includes their normal double photo gallery as well. The first photo gallery is from the actual production and lasts about two minutes with five seconds per photo. The second photo gallery is a behind the scenes photo gallery that lasts just under two minutes with five seconds per photo. In both photo galleries the pictures are framed and look great!

Finally, the usual Wicked Casino, web link, and company profile are included as well as the listing of Wicked’s AVN winners and nominees. There’s also a commercial for free speech. I really like how Wicked gives you a choice on whether to watch the commercial rather than how many other companies put it at the beginning of the DVD and some even make it mandatory to watch by not letting you skip past it.

Themes: Straight, group, lesbian, rimming (female > female), anal, masturbation, toys, spanking, and shoe worship

Raincoat Factor: Medium

Overall: Currently, Hard Evidence can be found online for between $25.50 and $30 with only four stores offering it. If you’re a fan of Jenna or Jeanna you’ll be very happy with it at the lower end as both women really shine. The transfer lacks a little in places but the extras are up to Wicked’s normal high standards.

Note about Lovette’s listing: I e- mailed Wicked about the listing of Lovette in the cast on the cover. Within an hour I had an e- mail back admitting that it was an oversight and that it would be corrected when the inserts were printed next. I’m amazed at the quick response. Great job, Wicked. Due to their response and the short turnaround in receiving it and checking out one of the internet retailers who didn’t list Lovette in the cast, I’m not knocking Hard Evidence down the little bit I normally would.

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