The Little Details
Running Time: 112 min. (55 min. for Stocking Secrets 1 and 57 min. for Stocking Secrets 2)
Production Date: 3 / 30 - 31 / 2003
Director: Red Ezra
Cast: Jana Cova and Maliyah Madison in Stocking Secrets 1; Penny Flame and Red Heaven in Stocking Secrets 2
The Short Story
Initial Expectations: Red Ezra has always impressed me behind the camera and Iíve heard great things about this one. Being a foot freak Iím really looking forward to this one!
Initial Reaction: This DVD could cause me to lose so much fluid that Iíd end up looking like Gollum while clutching it and muttering about ďmy preciousĒ.
Who Should Watch It : Fans of the female form
Who Should Avoid It: Anybody wanting actual sex
The Technical Stuff
Audio /Video Quality: The technical aspects are borderline excellent! The audio is extremely clear, and you can clearly hear everything which the girls quietly say throughout the feature. There are a few background noises, but theyíre few and far between and I have a feeling that they were left to help with the overall mood of the features. The big problem with the audio is during the first and part of the second scene of Stocking Secrets 2 the audio is about two seconds behind the video for synching. The video is just as good as the audio. The lighting is almost a little on the low side, but that aids in the tease slightly. The shadows are never so strong as to cover things up youíd want to see, and the video is very clear and free of grain. This is an excellent looking and sounding feature!
Disc Complaints: Thereís no time stamp on the feature, which is the biggest problem with this entire DVD. I like jumping around in features sometimes or going back to specific places, and without a time stamp thatís not possible. Smash is still a fairly new studio, so Iím hoping that the time stamp will be added on future DVDs.
Menus: The main menu blends the original boxcovers and clips from the movie in a very nice way. The chapter menu lets you choose a scene based on a small clip of each scene as well as letting you know what happens in the scene, such as if itís an intro or a strip down. Theyíre fairly simple menus, but have a great sense of style and care that really gave me a great first impression.
Feature #1: Stocking Secrets 1The Stocking Secrets series goes with a very simple idea. You start with a gorgeous woman wearing stockings and a little lingerie, a slip, or a nightgown. Then you let her slowly strip down and tease the viewer. The stockings are a part of the scene, but not necessarily a dominant part or the driving force behind the scene. This time, the girls are the gorgeous blonde Jana Cova and the cute dirty blonde Maliyah Madison.
|Scene 1 - Maliyah Madison|
Maliyah starts things out in some black lingerie, stockings, shoes, and gloves while sitting back in a black chair. She gets down to run her hands around her body before sliding out of her lingerie. Maliyah slowly slides out of her stockings so sheís completely nude, revealing a pierced navel and a few tattoos before massaging her feet and talking about how she wishes you could massage her sore feet.
This is a great tease. Maliyah keeps a great pace to things, and her soft voice works perfectly for it. Thereís kind of a timeless feel to the scene as well due to the black lingerie, nondescript background, and the net holding Maliyahís hair up, but it all works very well and held my attention throughout the entire scene. This is a great way to start out the movie!
|Scene 2 - Jana Cova|
Jana starts things out in a colorful dress lying on the bed in the same room as the opening scene. She starts things off a little more playful rolling around to show the black seam on her nude nylons before pulling up her dress so you can see her butt. She removes her shoes and rubs her feet together sultrily before running her hands around the rest of her body. Jana runs them along her legs, inside her nylons, and even in her panties before taking off her garter belt, bra, and panties after a quick tease with each. After a little more teasing Jana blows a kiss goodbye.
This is another fantastic tease. Jana stretches things out even more than Maliyah, and it works even better. She plays to the camera amazingly well, but it never draws away from the scene. I should have gotten a drool rag before starting this scene.
|Scene 3 - Maliyah Madison|
Maliyah starts this scene wearing some white and partially transparent slip and nude pantyhose while sitting back on a couch. She rubs her pussy through her pantyhose before reaching inside, and then takes off her slip. She continues to play with her pussy inside and outside her nylons before sliding them off and gently diddling herself. Once again she blows a kiss goodbye to end things.
This is another excellent tease! Maliyah does a great job of keeping things nice and slow, and constantly kicks things up a notch by talking to the camera and smiling at it just like sheís giving you your own personal show. Itís a beautifully sexy scene, and is hotter than many scenes that actually have sex in them that Iíve seen!
|Scene 4 - Jana Cova|
Jana starts out her final tease talking on the phone in a black and pink silky nightie. She admires herself in the mirror while stripping down and diddling herself. Once again, Jana ends things blowing a kiss to the camera.
Not surprisingly, this is another extremely hot tease scene. I love how Jana starts out on the phone rather than just waiting for the viewer. The mirror also works very well, and makes it almost like sheís practicing on herself to give some lucky person a very special show later. The scene is nowhere near as long as Janaís earlier scene, but that works well too by adding a little more variety. Jana smokes in this scene and brings the first installment of Stocking Secrets to a great end.
This is a great ending to the first installment of Stocking Secrets 1. Red Ezra has impressed me with every one of his movies, and Stocking Secrets 1 is no different. Every scene is beautifully shot, and both Jana and Maliyah play very well to the camera. They know just how to give the smile to the camera or to look away at the right time, and their soft voices purred just right to get me in the mood. The costumes are nicely altered from scene to scene, and although you can tell every scene is shot in the same location, the variety between them is enough to work perfectly to give the scenes their own identity. Stocking Secrets 1 is an amazing tease feature, and definitely has me looking forward to further installments!
Feature #2: Stocking Secrets 2The Stocking Secrets series goes with a very simple idea. You start with a gorgeous woman wearing stockings and a little lingerie, a slip, or a nightgown. Then you let her slowly strip down and tease the viewer. The stockings are a part of the scene, but not necessarily a dominant part or the driving force behind the scene. This time, the girls are Penny Flame and Red Heaven.
|Scene 1 - Red Heaven|
Red starts her scene off dressed in a light pink bra and a satin shorts with nude nylons. She shyly runs her hands across her legs while giving you a nice little smile before sliding her bra down so she can play with and lick her perky nipples. She slowly strips down and rubs her nub until all thatís left on her is her stockings. The scene slowly fades out as Red diddles herself.
This is a pretty hot scene. Red plays the shy role extremely well, and the slow pace works well for her. The biggest problem with this scene is the ending, which feels rushed and cut off.
|Scene 2 - Penny Flame|
Penny pays her visit next wearing a short flowery dress and some silver gogo boots. She talks about her stockings while showing off her stockings. She asks you what youíd do to her as she slowly works her way out of her clothes, giving you options as she goes. She finally takes off her stockings and runs her hands across her bare body while rolling around the bed before the scene fades out.
This scene is excellent! Penny does young and playful extremely well, and had me smiling throughout most of the scene. She looks like she could be Jewel DeíNyleís little sister ,and really works the tease well. Her talking is the best in the feature by far, and seems like an extension of her entire body. I donít think I could have looked away from Penny even if I would have wanted to with the job she does here. This scene is smoking, and after this scene I really hope to see a lot more of Penny in the future!
|Scene 3 - Red Heaven|
Red starts out her final scene wearing block stockings with a very pale pink nightgown with black pantyhose. She strips out of the nightgown and runs her hands across her pantyhose as well as inside it. She strips them off before focusing on her legs. She lightly diddles herself before blowing a kiss goodbye.
This is probably the weakest scene in the feature, and has two main strikes against it. First, it has to follow Pennyís scene, which to me seems like the kiss of death for almost anybody with how well Penny did. Second, it feels very much like the first scene. It goes a little further, but not much. Itís a good scene, but it just isnít quite on the same level as most of the others here.
|Scene 4 - Penny Flame|
Penny starts things out in nude pantyhose and a pink nightie while saying goodbye to her sweetie on the phone. She longingly runs her hands across her body before noticing that sheís not alone. She talks to you as she sits in front of the mirror. She removes her nightgown and runs her hands across herself before sliding her pantyhose off, all while looking in the mirror. She gives her pussy a little attention with her fingers, and finally slides her pantyhose off. Once again, she waves goodbye to bring the scene to a close.
Penny does every bit as great of a job here as in her previous scene. She works the mirror every bit as well as Jana Cova in Stocking Secrets 1, and I think even goes beyond where Jana took it. Penny is a fantastic performer and if she can do hardcore as well as softcore sheís going to have plenty of fans. Sheís also good enough at the softcore that I think she could make a career of it for quite a while before moving into hardcore. I pray that I never meet this girl in a strip joint because sheíll probably drain me of every cent I dream of ever making!
Thankfully, Stocking Secrets 2 doesnít fall victim to the curse of sequelitis. It follows much the same formula as its predecessor and holds its own against it doing much the same thing. Red does a good job here, but itís Penny who steals the entire movie. The girls have a nicely different feel from each other, and between them should give softcore fans just what they need. Stocking Secrets 2 is a great extension of this series and I canít wait to see more!
The Extra StuffTrailers are included for International Booty 5, Down Your Throat, 2 Young 4U 2, Test Drive, Busta Nut #1, and White Wife Black Cock 2. Thereís also website information and a three and a half minute plus photo gallery with about seven seconds per very nice snapshot.
The Down -n- Dirty Sex Stuff
Themes: Softcore, tease, lingerie, and masturbation (very light)
Raincoat Factor: If youíre into stockings and teasing, then itís going to be very high. If youíre not, itís going to be as low as you can get.
Condom Usage: None needed
The Bottom Line:Currently, many Smash DVDs can be found online for between $14 and $24 with most stores offering them in the $20 range. If youíre a fan of softcore and tease features, donít even bother paying attention to the price. Just go out and buy this one! The scenes are extremely well done and sexy and the technical aspects are excellent with the exception of the audio not quite synching with the video during the first two chapters in Stocking Secrets 2. There isnít much for extras, but with two movies on one DVD Iím more that willing to look past that!
Note to Smash Pictures: Please watch your technical aspects a little better. The audio not synching is an extremely obvious, sloppy, and annoying problem which should have been caught and will turn people off. Itís also the only thing that held you back from getting a perfect five overall on this release.
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