The Little Details
Running Time: 97 min.
Production Date: 10 / 17 / 2006 (DVD) 2 / 1 / 2007 (boxcover)
Director: Stormy Daniels
Cast: Alektra Blue, Dee, Jenaveve Jolie, Jenna Haze, Justine Joli, Leah Luv, Melissa Lauren, Sammie Rhodes, Stormy Daniels, Tory Lane, and Trina Michaels
The Short Story
Initial Expectations: I really like what I've heard about this one and Stormy has yet to disappoint me behind the camera. I can't help but have very high expectations here.
Initial Reaction: It's one of the darkest movies I can think of Wicked coming out with in a long time, but also one of the best.
Who Should Watch It : Anybody wanting all girl porn with an edge
Who Should Avoid It: Anybody wanting soft and cuddly all girl porn
The Technical Stuff
Audio /Video Quality: The technical aspects show some very nice care. The audio is clear and well balanced, and I didn't notice a single problem. The video is presented in anamorphic widescreen, and very well done. I'm not a fan of horror movies, but from the trailers I've seen for recent releases like the Saw series and Hostel movies, Predator appears like it's trying to go for the same style with a rough and grainy look. That look really helps play into the darker feel of the movie and I think helps the movie beyond where it would have been with a more straightforward look. There is a little variety to the look, but it all looks purposeful and is very smooth.
Music: The music ranges from light classics such as Beethoven's Moonlight Sonata to dark and hard edged rock while always maintaining a very nice balance with the rest of the audio. It's a big part of the movie, and definitely helps it out.
Menus: The main menu is nicely presented in anamorphic widescreen and blends a bit of the movie with the boxcover in a nice way that gives a good first impression. The chapter menu is sadly generic, which is nothing new for Wicked, and just lets you choose a scene based on a small clip of each scene and a scene number rather than something that actually helps the viewer like giving the names of the performers in each scene.
The FeatureStormy is consumed by her desire for pussy, and can't control herself. She considers herself a kind of collector, carefully choosing and capturing each specimen before adding it to her collection. At night she heads out in her knee high black spiked heel boots and wide fishnets with a few different outfits, plenty of lines, and a remodeled ice cream truck to find her prey and add to her collection.
|Scene 1 – Dee, Stormy Daniels, and Trina Michaels|
Dirty blonde Trina starts the movie out reaching out of her cage for Stormy, who's come to check on some of her collection. Stormy sucks on a silver vibe while letting Trina check out her tits, and gives her face a few little slaps and a kiss while a slightly worried looking Dee watches on from another cage. Stormy lets Trina out so she can lick Stormy's pussy as she stands in front of her and throws a few nasty looks back at Dee. Stormy has Trina get up so she can tongue her from behind as Trina sucks on the silver vibe she gives her and then gives it back to Stormy so she can be fucked by it. Stormy brings Dee out of her cage and unlaces her black corset so she can watch Trina go after Dee's tits before letting Dee eat her pussy while Trina works her tongue between her pussy and asshole. Trina also gets in the middle to lick Stormy's pussy while sitting on Dee's face to get her pussy licked and fucked by a larger blue dildo. Stormy also urges on Trina and Dee as they lie back and share a double dong with Trina even giving up the ass for it. Finally the scene fades out with the girls looking like they're finished, including Stormy who has a dark but amused look on her face.
This scene really impressed me. Stormy does a very nice job turning away from the light features she's done in the past right away, and builds plenty of darkness into the scene while not forgetting about chemistry. She's definitely in control throughout the scene, but the dark feeling doesn't kill the sexuality of the scene either. This is a hot, dark, and impressive scene to start things out.
|Scene 2 – Sammie Rhodes, Stormy Daniels, and Tory Lane|
When dirty blonde Sammie and brunette Tory's car breaks down, Stormy puts on a pair of coveralls and a baseball cap to move in on them. She lets them know what she thinks is wrong and that she has the parts back at the shop. She even offers to let them ride along since the streets can be dangerous at night. The girls quickly catch on when they see the tools hanging inside Stormy's van, and hopefully wonder if they're at the shop when Stormy stops the van. Stormy lets them know that she was thinking they could play a little game instead and starts fucking Tory from behind with a pink dildo and making Sammie suck it clean as Tory plays with Sammie's pussy and sucks her tits. Sammie gets into it fairly quick and takes the dildo away from Stormy to suck causing Stormy to get out a second toy. She helps Stormy work on Tory and even frees up Stormy so Tory can eat her before they team up on Tory's holes with toys. Sammie lays back to let Tory fill her holes up with a pair of toys as Stormy watches, jams her fingers in Sammie's mouth, and fucks it with a toy to lube it up for herself. Stormy doesn't open up both her holes for the toys, but does let the girls see how much they can work over her pussy with their fingers and a toy as well as getting a little ass licking. Tory and Stormy return to focus on Sammie and put three toys to work on her two holes as well as breaking out a speculum. Finally the scene comes to an end as Tory and Stormy suck their toys clean.
This is a darn hot scene. I love how the girls take turns teaming up on each other, and although Sammie does get two turns it never feels like she's dominating the scenes over the girls. There's a hard edge to the scene that works very well and a feeling of chemistry between the girls that never makes it seem out of place. I would have liked to have seen Stormy get a little more ass attention here, but even without it the scene works extremely well. The ending feels a touch cut off, but not horribly so. This is another very well done scene.
|Scene 3 – Alektra Blue and Melissa Lauren|
When Stormy stops by the office, her assistant lets her know that she has a couple girls waiting for her that he thinks are worth an audition. Alektra and Melissa both have long dark hair and bangs and are dressed in white wifebeaters. They look a little unsure as Stormy pours herself a stiff drink, but claim they'll do anything for a job. They don't expect Stormy to plop a dildo on the desk, and although Melissa wants to leave Alektra reminds her about the rent. Things cut to Melissa riding the toy as Alektra rubs her pussy, gropes her tits, and kisses her and Stormy watches them with her drink. Alektra sucks the toy clean a few times before taking her own ride as Melissa gives her a few kisses. Melissa pulls the toy off the desk to fuck Alektra from behind with it while mixing in tastes of the toy for both of them before moving on to fuck Alektra's ass with a string of small anal beads. Melissa bends them around to fuck both her holes before joining Alektra on the other end of a double dildo. Finally, they kiss before Stormy moves in and the scene fades out.
This was one of the weaker scenes in the movie. There's nice chemistry between the girls and I really like the similarity of their looks. That said, the action feels a little too planned out with the girls each having their turns and then being done. Stormy's watching and hard, almost bored looks, helps out the scene nicely, but I really love how she ended the scene. This scene didn't work quite as well for me as the others, but it still made it past the average mark.
|Scene 4 – Jenna Haze, Justine Joli, and Leah Luv|
When Jenna, Justine, and Leah can't get into the club, Stormy knows she's found her next prey. She waves tickets to the show in front of them as well as a promise of getting backstage before letting them know that the band sees lots of tapes and they have to make sure there's is the best. The girls start making out with Justine in the middle and Jenna urging them on as Stormy watches with her camcorder. Justine lets the girls suck her tits and play with her pussy as they kiss back and forth before they all get topless working on Justine. Leah continues licking Justine's box as Justine starts playing with Jenna before getting in the middle herself for Justine and Jenna to work on her from behind with a glass toy. Justine gets back up to let Leah work on her with a toy while Jenna lies back and works on each of her holes with a glass toy and making sure to get some good tastes of it as well as offering it to the others. The others don't leave Jenna by herself and let her get in the middle so they can play with her holes, eat her ass, and work on her with the glass toy she's seeming to like so much. Justine goes back to working on Leah's pussy until she squirts, and the girls finish things up with a bit of kissing.
This is a scene that worked for me except for one little thing. That one little thing was that the camera often got way too close for me and never seemed to show any good distance shots, but with the location I'm not sure if some good distance shots were easy to come by. On the positive side of things, I love Stormy's lines to get the girls to take each other on and there's great chemistry between the girls. I love how there's a nice mix of looks to the girls with bottle blonde, brunette, and redhead, and there's a nice variety of the sex as well with Justine keeping things simple, Jenna going for the anal, and Leah squirting. I also like the view from Stormy's hand held videocamera, as it brightens things up nicely and does a very nice job of contrasting with the dark look throughout the rest of the movie while also cutting down on the grain. This scene might have been the weakest in the movie for me.
|Scene 5 – Jenaveve Jolie and Stormy Daniels|
Although exhausted by the night's work. Stormy decides for one last stop at a bar where she sets her sights on Jenaveve who just had a bad phone call from her boyfriend. She offers a sympathetic shoulder and a drink that Jenaveve takes her up on, and follows her out and into the bathroom when done. Stormy pushes her against the concrete wall of the stall and kisses her hard from behind before dropping down to eat her from behind. She moves on to fuck Jenaveve with a silver toy while mixing in a little spanking and ass licking before sitting back on the stool and letting Jenaveve fuck her with a pink vibe while mixing in a little tongue for her clit. Stormy goes back to working on her with her fingers and a toy while seeing how far she can spread her pussy open before going up to kiss her and spread her mouth wide too. Finally the camera pans into the dark with the scene feeling complete.
This is a very good final scene. It was great to see Stormy get all the way back in front of the camera for the final scene, and she and Jenaveve made a great pair. I love the entrance into the bathroom and Stormy's taking control pushing her up against the wall. There's a strong feeling of domination throughout the scene, but never the feeling that Jenaveve isn't into it. There's also a better mix of camera angles, or maybe the camera work just seemed to fit the tighter area of the bathroom stall better. I really can't be too sure as throughout the movie I could feel more and more blood flowing downward and away from my brain. I had just enough left at the end of this scene to know that it worked very well for me and ended the movie on a high note.
Throughout her career Stormy Daniels has shown that she's not a woman who's to be taken for granted, and Predator continues that trend. Stormy's turned out some very well made light fluffy features for Wicked, and here she not only turns the other way, but sprints away only holding onto the quality that gained her so much attention behind the camera. Predator is extremely dark and stylish while also letting her cut loose with her first all girl movie. The format that isn't quite a feature but also goes beyond being just an all sex movie, and a little part of me would have liked a little more setup for some of the scenes. At the same time the way Stormy handled things let the mood and your imagination, which is always so important with suspenseful movies, guide it rather than completely leading you by the nose through it. I really like that about Predator along with the idea of Stormy using all the tricks and lines that plenty of sleazy guys use to pick up girls. The intense feeling runs through the scenes almost as well as it does the setups, but also never gets in the way of the chemistry and sex. In fact, there were times it kicked the sex up an extra notch or two for me such as in Stormy's scene with Jenaveve Jolie or her scene with Tory Lane and Sammie Rhodes. The two scenes without Stormy taking a direct role in them lacked a little, but never fell below the average mark. There's also some other nicely artistic touches to the movie, such as the lines coming out as words flowing across the screen and some really great camera angles and shots that were so perfect for the moods and scenes that I couldn't help but be amazed. Predator is a surprisingly dark and intense movie for both Stormy Daniels and Wicked Pictures, and it's good enough that I really hope we see more like it from both of them in the future.
The Extra StuffTrailers are included for Predator as well as 3 Wishes, Gossip, Sleeping Around, For Love, Money, or a Green Card, Watching Samantha, and Taken. The photo gallery lasts nearly four minutes with about seven seconds per good looking snapshot while the star galleries last between about a minute and three quarters and nearly two and a half minutes and include a gallery for each cast member. Star stats are also included for Stormy Daniels, Jenaveve Jolie, Dee, and Jenna Haze including a photo of the star, personal information, a Wicked filmography, and a link to the star's scene. There's also a bonus scene, a behind the scenes featurette, a promo reel, the Wicked DVD Catalog, commercials, and weblinks.
The behind the scenes featurette lasts just over twenty two minutes and is captured by Jax in the full frame format. Stormy starts out talking about the movie and some of the scenes before moving on to chat with and admire the lovely Melissa Lauren and Alektra Blue. There's also a little fun chat with Jenaveve Jolie and Jenna before Dee chats about losing the Puerto Rican to become white valley girl. Stormy has a couple more words before Jenaveve arrives the next day with a few nice words. Tory decides to kick her interview up a bit with a little titty show before Sammie talks about looking forward to tonguing Stormy's ass. Of course, there's also a bit of the scenes being shot mixed in and you can see once again that Stormy's the real deal as a director rather than just a face covering for a suitcase pimp. This is a pretty good behind the scenes featurette.
|Bonus Scene – Kimberly Kane and Stormy Daniels|
The bonus scene comes from Wicked Divas: Stormy, and unlike most of the rest of the DVD, is presented in the full frame format. Dirty blondes Stormy and Kimberly start out in a bubble bath kissing and playing with the bubbles a little before Kimberly gives Stormy's tits a little kiss. Stormy works on Kimberly's pierced nipples a bit before having her sit on the edge of the tub so she can eagerly eat her pussy. Of course Stormy also takes a little time out of the tub to get her pussy licked with the girls adding some fast finger play in as well. Stormy also fucks Kimberly from behind with a pink dildo mixing in a bit of spit, some ass licking, and tastes of the toy for Kimberly before letting Kimberly reciprocate with a purple dildo as she sits on the edge of the tub. Kimberly also attacks Stormy's feet before working Stormy to an orgasm and then sharing a taste of the toy with her. Finally the scene pans away and fades out as the girls kiss.
This is an okay scene. It's very soft and just never had a spark to really grab me. The camera work is a little soft and the girls never seemed to be into each other too much. More than anything the scene just felt kind of generic to me with the girls each taking a turn to work each other over naturally and with toys. The only thing that really stuck out about the scene to me was how Kimberly got into working over Stormy's toes, but even some of that was lost with how close most of the camera work had to get. This was a pretty average scene.
The Down -n- Dirty Sex Stuff
Themes: All girl, toys, interracial, group, rimming (female > female), anal (toy), DP (toy), voyeurism, ass to mouth, and squirting
Raincoat Factor: High
Condom Usage: None needed
The Bottom Line:Currently, many of Wicked's DVDs can be found online for between about $15 and $25 with a few stores offering them at the low end. If you want all girl action with an edge, this one will be well worth your time and money. The movie is very well done with a very nice style to it. The technical aspects are well done and there's also some good attention put into the extras. This is yet another DVD that shows why Stormy Daniels deserves every bit of credit she gets behind the camera.
Note to Wicked: Thank you for getting a little intense rather than trying to appeal to the least common denominator without trying to offend or turn anybody off.
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