Running Time: 84 min.
Production Date: 12 / 17 / 1998
Director: Luc Wylder
Initial Expectations: Iíve heard very good things about this movie, which gives me very high hopes.
Initial Reaction: Itís by far the best all sex couples movie Iíve seen in a heck of a long time!
Who Should Watch It : Couples and anybody who wants chemistry in their scenes
Who Should Avoid It: Anybody wanting a lot of nasty sex
Audio /Video Quality: The technical aspects are some of the best Iíve seen from Fallen Angel. The audio is very clear and well balanced, without even a hint of background noises. Thereís a hint of grain to the video, making it look just a little better than film when itís treated as it should be. Thereís a slightly artistic feel to the feature that the hint of grain only enhanced for me. There looks to be a lot of natural lighting here, but things never look dark or bleached out. With the exception of a few slow motion shots that have some soft focus problems, everything here looks and sounds incredibly natural.
Music: For the most part, the music is soft and romantic, with just enough beat to make for great fuck music. It rests extremely nicely in the background so you can hear every slap of flesh on flesh without getting in the way, yet is loud enough that it enhances the action a little. The balance changes a little now and then, and every change is perfect for the moment in the scene where it changes.
Disc Problems / Complaints: The ďSilk ShotĒ icon which allows you to jump directly to the pop shot, cannot be disabled. On the plus side, however, the icon is very small and not that noticeable, and barely ever interfered with my viewing of the movie.
Menus: The menus are pretty basic. The main menu is unanimated and the chapter menu lets you choose a scene based on a small clip of the scene and a scene number.
The Feature: Alexandra Silk is back with the third chapter in her book on fetishes, this time focusing on menís ties. She starts things off wrapping a present (you can probably guess whatís inside) looking cute as can be (as if she can ever look any different), and works ties into each other lead-in to the other scenes also, while giving a voice over about ties each time.
Inari Vachs starts out wrapped up with some wide ribbons as if sheís a present (and just what I wanted I can tell you) hanging from a tree with just enough ribbon above her that her feet can touch the ground. Sheís found by Devin Wolf, dressed in a suit a tie, who sensuously runs his hands across Inariís magnificent body before bringing out a pair of scissors to cut her loose from the ribbons. He slowly cuts her loose, and even takes the extra time to pull open the bow in one of the ribbons rather than cutting it. Devin leaves Inariís hands for last so he can slowly kiss his way across her body, and then leads her from the tree to a terraced backyard patio. Devin gently kisses and fingers Inariís pussy to warm her up as she holds herself up for him, before letting Inari put her awesome oral talents to work on his tool. Inari guides Devin over to a wall, which she lays back on before she lets him start fucking her. They fuck in a couple positions before Devin finally gives Inari a nice pearl necklace. This is a great scene! Devin and Inari have great chemistry together, as well as some very nice energy. The scene itself has a slow pace to it, but it strengthens the scene because by making everything build to Devin and Inari finally fucking.
Cheyne Collins and Melanie Stone start out the next scene with a romantic break with champagne and grapes. After playfully feeding each other grapes, Melanie removes Cheyneís tie, only to have it wrapped around her eyes as a blindfold. Cheyne kisses his way across Melanieís great natural body as he undresses her, and then brings a strawberry and other food items into play. He often lets Melanie have a lick or small nibble, and then runs it across her body, although sometimes he does the sampling himself with things such as chocolate sauce or honey on Melanieís nipples. Melanie is given command of her senses again, and gives Cheyne a taste of his own medicine with a little whipped creme before dropping down to suck his cock. Cheyne doesnít need the warmup, and instead turns Melanie around so he can fuck her as she leans on the kitchen counter. They work through a couple more common positions before Cheyne finally plants a load in Melanieís bush. In whatís all too rare an occurrence, this scene is every bit as hot as its predecessor. The tease leading up to the fucking is superb, and drew me completely into the scene. Iíd even say that itís every bit as good as those done by people such as John Stagliano and Jules Jordan, who are thought of by many to be masters of the tease. If thatís not enough, the chemistry is so strong between Cheyne and Melanie that if I didnít know better, Iíd think they were off screen lovers as well as on screen. This is another fantastic scene.
Chris Charming, who I always thought was anything but, is paired with the gorgeous Shayla LaVeaux for the third scene. Shayla dances around a little in some satin-like lingerie before stripping down and coming over to undo Chrisí tie. She puts it on herself, and finds the condom he has hidden inside, which is a great way to bring up the safe sex aspect that all the scenes have. She dances a little for Chris and plays with his tie as he sucks her nipples and works on her pussy. Chris puts some nice energy into warming up Shaylaís pussy, and when it comes time for Shayla to reciprocate, she doesnít hold a thing back as she orally devours Chrisí cock. She even takes the time to slide Chrisí rubber on him before he spoons her. They move on through a modified pile driver and doggie before Chris decorates Shaylaís back. Itís another very hot scene, with Shayla wonderfully driving the entire thing. What else new can I say? Thereís a great tease to lead into things, good chemistry, and excellent energy.
Tyce Bune comes home ready to strip off his tie in the penultimate scene, only to find Temptress and Alexandra Nice, both of whom I always thought were very fitting for their name, sharing a bubble bath. He watches them a little from outside, unsure whether he should enter or not, and decides to give himself a bit of a hand so he can be ready if discovered. Temptress leads the charge, working on Alexandraís tits and pussy, before Alexandra returns the favor. Alexandra works her way up from Temptressí toes to her completely shaven pussy, and gives it a good going over before Temptress decides she needs another taste of Alexandra. As Temptress works over Alexandra, the girls see Tyce and beckon him to join them. They pull him down by his tie, and then discard it as they undress him. Alexandra sucks Tyce to make sure heís fully ready, and then lets him pound Temptressí twat from behind. Tyce lays back in the tub to let Alexandra ride him reverse cowgirl style, before Tyce gives each of the girls one last poke missionary style. Finally, Tyce decorates Alexandraís stomach. The ties donít take as much a part of this scene as the others, but that doesnít mean that the scene is any less hot. If anything, itís one of the hottest in the feature. The added voyeurism of Tyce watching the girls and playing with himself a little really made this scene for me, while holding on to everything that made the rest of the scenes so great.
Finally, Felecia, Dee, and Doomy Moore dress up like men, of course with the help of ties. They play a little pool and break out a couple cigars before getting down to the real business. The girls take turns teaming up on each other, starting with Doomy, working their way through Dee, and finally getting into Felecia with the help of a dildo. Felecia gets out a strap-on next, and fucks Doomy from behind as Doomy eats and plays with a cigar smoking Dee on the pool table. Finally, Doomy rides Feleciaís strap on while Dee watches and masturbates. The girls finish things up with a little kissing and then ride away on the elevator. What else can I say that hasnít been said before? Thereís great chemistry, nice energy, and the performers obviously having a lot of fun. Itís a nice end to the movie, with the all girl scene adding a nice little twist.
Silk Ties is easily one of the best couples films Iíve seen in a long time. No, thereís not really a plot, but that also means thereís not any of the bad acting that turns a lot of people off. Instead, thereís a common theme to hold the scenes together, namely ties, and more chemistry in any one scene than many movies manage to accumulate in the entire feature. Yes, thereís lesbian and group sex, but thereís such great chemistry and obvious enjoyment in all of the scenes that I think many women will be drawn into the movie as much as the men will, and I wouldnít be surprised if many couples took multiple viewings to make it through Silk Ties. Thereís also some of the best teases Iíve ever seen in adult movies, especially those oriented towards couples. I donít know if I could even single out one scene as the best or worst in the feature because of this. Regardless, Silk Ties is one of the best couples, as well as all sex, features Iíve seen in a heck of a long time, and it has me looking forward to a lot more from Alexandra Silk and Luc Wylder!
For another view on this DVD, please check out Rumplestilt Skinís review.
Extras: The photo gallery lasts about three minutes with about five seconds per nice looking snapshot. If you choose, you can also check out the photos at your own pace in the gallery. Finally, thereís a two minute cumshot recap and website information.
Themes: Straight, B&D, food play, masturbation, lesbian, voyeurism, group, spanking, inter-racial, and toys
Raincoat Factor: Extreme
Overall: Currently, most Fallen Angel DVDs can be found online for between $10 and $25 with several stores offering it for under $15. At ten bucks, this DVD should be on the shelf in the home of every single porn-loving couple and a spare copy should be hidden in the closet in case one of their so-called friends decides to borrow it. Every scene is a winner, and has an overabundance of chemistry. The technical aspects are very good, but there isnít much for extras.
Note to Fallen Angel: In the future, please make it so the ďSilk ShotĒ can be disabled. Many people donít want to see it while watching a movie. A few extras would also be great, such as outtakes or maybe one of the lost scenes from Lucís archives. Most importantly, please keep them coming like this!!!!!
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