The Little Details
Running Time: 113 min.
Production Date: 12 / 4 / 1998
Director: Robyn Dyer
Cast: Alexandra Silk, Ava Vincent, Azlea, Candy Hill, Dee, Heaven Leigh, Janine, Julia Ann, Lola, Regan Starr, Shelbee Myne, Veronica, Devin Wolf, Ian Daniels, James Bonn, Kyle Stone, Michael J. Cox, Paul Morgan, Steve Taylor, and Ted Hunter in sexual roles and Dominique Dewitt, Sharon Kane, Eric Starr, John Lee, Wilde Oscar, Paul Thomas, and many more in non-sex roles
The Short Story
Initial Expectations: Iíve heard great things about this movie, which gives me hope, but the DVD was released when Vivid was really massacring things. Iím not really sure what to expect here.
Initial Reaction: itís far better than I would have ever dreamed!
Who Should Watch It : Couples wanting artistic porn without too much plot
Who Should Avoid It: Anybody wanting soft and cuddly porn
The Technical Stuff
Audio /Video Quality: The technical aspects are nicely done. The audio is clear and well balanced with the exception of the start of the movie where there are quite a few background noises. The video is also nicely done. Seven Deadly Sins appears to have been shot on film, so there is a bit of grain to the video. Thereís also some great depth that helps to give the movie a nicely artistic look. Thereís great use of colors and lighting throughout the movie as well. < P>
Music: The music is very well done. It varies in both style and balance throughout the movie, and works very well to enhance the scenes.
Menus: The main menu is thoroughly unimpressive, and gives you the choices along with the generic virtual Vivid format that Vivid used to use. When you choose to view the feature, youíre given a chapter menu that lets you choose a scene based on a small clip that where you can see the theme of the scene as well as a chapter number. Neither menu gives a good first impression.
The FeatureSeven Deadly Sins works itself around just that. Itís a vignette movie with each scene revolving around the seven deadly sins. Being the seven deadly sins rather than the seven happy-go-lucky sins, somebody often meets a dark ending as each scene comes to a close.
|Scene 1 - Janine and Julia Ann|
Envy starts things out. After dark haired Superstar Janine blows shy and geeky dirty blonde fangirl Janine off at the porn convention, her hurt self heads home with a signed boxcover. She mangles the boxcover in hate before fangirl and star find themselves together in a green room taking each other on. Although they start out angrily taking each other on verbally, the hate turns to lust. After eating ďherselfĒ (with Julia Ann standing in nicely), she bends over to get fucked with a strap-on as well as riding it reverse cowgirl style. Janine even takes a small vibe in the ass before the two sides of her try for control one last time.
This is a very well done scene. I love how Janine plays two sides of herself and how well they cover up Julia Ann playing one half. Thereís a couple quick glances where you can tell itís Julia, but if you glanced away for a couple seconds thereís a good chance youíd miss it. Not surprisingly the girls have great chemistry together, and they put some nice energy into the scene as well. This is a hot and very well executed way to start out the movie.
|Scene 2 - Candy Hill, Ian Daniels, Kyle Stone, and Steve Taylor|
Brunette Candy is a slave to Lust. She masturbates at home and she fantasizes about fucking every person she meets from pulling the girl in the drive through window at the fast food joint out the window for a kiss to her coworkers to the guy she bumps into with her cart at the grocery store. Finally, she falls into the fantasy of Steve, Kyle, and Ian teaming up on her while a large group watches them. They work her from missionary to doggie and back to missionary with the guys trading off before they double team her holes. Finally, the guys give Candy a shower of cum all over her chest and stomach while leaving her face nice and clean.
This is another nicely done scene. Candy gets into the guys very well, but it was the setup for the scene that really worked for me. I loved how the little flashes of fantasies are worked into Candyís day and how it leads into the main event. My only complaint is that with how the camera work goes most of the time I wasnít sure who was fucking Candy. This is a minor complaint for another very well done scene with plenty of heat for the sex.
|Scene 3 - Azlea, Ted Hunter, and James Bonn|
Anger starts out with brunette Azlea, whoís looking mighty hot in some black lingerie, bouncing on Tedís cock reverse cowgirl style when her hubby James comes home early. Trying to disprove the thought that guns (or in the case of Britain, sharp pointy knives) donít kill people, husbands who come home early kill people, he sits outside and watches and listens to them fuck until Ted pops on Azleaís bush. After James blows up at her as she mocks him, he runs away only to find her again in a red room on a bed wearing some hot red lingerie. She diddles herself while talking about how sheís been fucked by so many other guys while James watches her and strokes himself. After having enough of her taunting, James grabs her head and shoves it onto his cock to shut her up. They keep talking down to each other as she sucks and strokes his cock before he tongues and fingers her twat. They move on with a bit of doggie style, and although James wants to cum inside her Azlea refuses to let him and jerks him off onto her tits instead.
This is another darn hot scene. Azlea looks great and the angry chemistry between her and James really did a great job of driving the scene. It looked like Azlea was grinding along Tedís cock rather than actually having it inside her, which held back the opening a little, but the longer the scene went the better it got. Thereís very nice energy throughout the scene, and itís well captured. This is another winner of a scene.
|Scene 4 - Alexandra Silk, Heaven Leigh, and Shelbee Myne|
Sharon Kane, looking very plastic, and her husband John Lee are victims of Gluttony who invite Alexandra, Heaven, and Shelbee over tor a game of adult charades in an attempt to find some enjoyment in their overindulgent lives. The girls line up and trade back and forth frequently as they play with food and dildos. They take turns lying back, with Heaven leading the way, Alexandra taking sloppy seconds, and Shelbee bringing up the rear as they double team each other with one girl fucking the other while the third sprays whipped cream and throws food on the girl being fucked. Finally, the girls snap back to clean reality.
This scene didnít do a lot for me. To start with, it got overly artistic for my tastes. Sharon and her husband are edited in before the girls while a movie is edited in behind them. Secondly, Iím not much of a fan of food play, and this got good and messy. This scene is done okay, but it just isnít for my tastes.
|Scene 5 - Ava Vincent, Veronica, and Johnny Peters|
Pride finds raven haired model Veronica at a photo shoot in the park. When she meets blonde Ava and her boyfriend Johnny, Veronica decides they could be a bit of fun. She admires herself in the mirror and rolls around on the bed before giving Ava a kiss. Veronica moves in to suck Johnnyís cock while Ava rides his face before riding him cowgirl style. Veronica gets in the middle to eat Avaís pussy while getting fucked doggie style, and then rides Johnnyís back when he fucks Ava missionary style. Finally, Veronica lets Johnny pop on her tits to finish things up.
This is yet another very well done scene. Thereís decent chemistry in the scene, but at the same time Veronica feels very egotistical which fits in the scene. The mirrors are used incredibly well in the scene, and add to the sexuality of the scene as well as the artistic look. My only complaint here is not seeing Ava in more of the action, but at the same time itís about Veronicaís pride so it fits the scene. This is another very well done scene.
|Scene 6 - Regan Starr and Devin Wolf|
All Regan needs to increase her Sloth factor is three long-nailed toes instead of five, and her inner self isnít happy with it because sheís horny as hell. She answers Devinís personal add, and as soon as he can get past the pig stye she lives in, kisses her on the ear. As Devin tries getting past sloth Reganís sweats and mess, inner Regan enjoys a romp with Devin working her through missionary, doggie, and a cowgirl ride. While inner Regan gets a nice pop from Devin, sloth Regan gets something much, much different to finish up the scene.
This is a great scene. Iíll admit that I was expecting a fatty, and part of me was even ready to rip on Vivid for not doing a fatty. Instead, they did something much better. Thereís great humor in the scene as well as keeping the sloth theme and energetic sex. I hate to give too much away for this scene, but I think I might have enjoyed it the most out of the entire movie.
|Scene 7 - Dee, Lola, Veronica, and Michael J. Cox|
Greed finishes things up with Michael showing how chicks dig ďthe wordĒ. He sets his sights on Dee, Lola, and Veronica, and they immediately take him somewhere they can be alone. As Dee sucks Michaelís cock, Veronica goes down on Lola with her tongue and fingers. After Dee get in the first fuck, she trades places with Veronica so she can have a taste of Lolaís pussy while Veronica gets to bounce on Michaelís meat. Of course Lola gets a turn as well, so Veronica moves over to eat Deeís pussy while Michael fucks Lola doggie style. Veronica takes another turn before the girls move in to team up to work Michael to a pop orally. Finally he gives Lola a small facial that she sadly doesnít share with the others.
This is a very good final scene. I really like how the foursome mixes things up and how nobody really gets left out of the scene. None of the girls dominate the action at all, and the camera moves around to capture the action very well. This is a very nice scene to end things with.
Seven Deadly Sins is an extremely well done movie. It keeps each scene nicely focused on its sin, and isnít afraid to draw things out a bit at the start. That doesnít mean that things start out slow. In several of the scenes I enjoyed the setup every bit as much as the scene, and in some cases a bit more. I love the artistic sets and the creativity throughout the movie, and the humor in many of the scenes worked just as well. Thereís a darkness to the movie that works well to set it apart from other couples movies, but at the same time itís never so dark as to risk chasing couples away. The sex is also very well done, and has some nice chemistry and nice energy. The cast shows their acting skills just as well in the sex scenes, where many of them stay in character to help the scene out. Thereís some nice emotion to the movie that drew me in, and the only scene that didnít really work for me was the Gluttony scene. Seven Deadly Sins is a great adult movie, and one that I canít help but recommend despite a few minor faults.
The Extra StuffTrailers are included for Night Hunger, Tangled Web, and On the Street. Meet the Girls gives you a few photos, a clip of the star in action, and a bit of personal information for Devon, Janine, Jenteal, Julia Ann, Kobe Tai, Lexus, Lori Michaels, Racquel Darrian, Raylene, and Taylor Hayes. Theyíre nice little bios, but the entire thing is so generic that it didnít do much for me. The Award Winning Sex selection lets you see three short scenes from uncredited movies. The Intel Sex Game lets you choose from four virtual sex sequences that feature two girls and have two angles to choose from. Thereís also multiple angles for the movie, and although you canít turn off the huge Vivid icon, they do appear to be real for the most part. All in all, thereís not much impressive here for extras.
The Down -n- Dirty Sex Stuff
Themes: Straight, lesbian, toys, anal, group, rimming (male > female), DP, and food play
Raincoat Factor: High
Condom Usage: 100%
The Bottom Line:Currently, many of Vividís DVDs can be found online for between about $15 and $28, with most stores appearing to offer them in the $20 range. Although there isnít much for extras on the DVD, at the low end I canít help but recommend this one. Hot sex, creativity, and an artistic eye come together in a way that rarely happens in adult film. Thereís even some nicely done technical aspects. This is an older DVD, and although there isnít much there overall the movie is good enough to pick this one up!
Note to Vivid: Thank you for including credits scene by scene for the movie. Little touches like that are definitely noticed.
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