Running Time: 138 min.
Production Date: None given
Director: Sam Hain
Cast: Andy San Dimas, Chanel Preston, Chastity Lynn, Katie St. Ives, Lizz Tayler, Stevie Shae, Anthony Rosano, Evan Stone, James Deen, and Tommy Pistol in sexual roles with Brian Street Team, Peter O Tool, and Redd Dyver in non-sex roles
Audio /Video Quality: The technical aspects are magnificent. The audio is crisp, well balanced, and sounds as good as one would expect with a mainstream release. The video is presented in anamorphic widescreen and a big reason why the movie worked as well for me as it did. It has a slightly washed, muted look that's perfect for the movie. The lighting can be a little dark, but it always seems intentional, and the camera work is very solid. This is a very well presented release.
The Movie: When private dick Tommy Pistol is hired to find the daughter of a wealthy man, he's thrown an immediate curve ball with his client committing suicide right after making sure all the papers were in order and that Tommy had signed them. His other daughter Andy San Dimas isn't thrilled with him being on the case, but since the papers are already signed can't do much about it. Tommy soon finds himself drawn into the Valley, with the case quickly leading into pornography.
|Scene 1 – Lizz Tayler and Stevie Shae|
Brunette Lizz, who's now sporting a fugly lip piercing as well as a nose ring and tongue stud, and bottle blonde Stevie start out kissing before Stevie moves down to suck Lizz's titties and to play with her pussy. She bends Lizz over to lick and play with her pussy with a little extra spot for lube before laying back to let Lizz work her way across her tits and down to eat her bald pussy with some good fingerplay mixed in. Lizz braces herself against a wall standing on a couch for Stevie to eat her in return before they spoon with Lizz working Stevie's clit manually. Finally the girls trib and close things with a few more kisses.
|Scene 2 – Katie St. Ives and Evan Stone|
Starlet Katie moves in to kiss and grope porn producer Evan at his desk, and is quickly laid back on it as he kisses her, gropes her tits, and plays with her pussy. He gropes her hard as he plays with her on his desk before settling back in his chair to let her work on his cock and balls with her hand, mouth, and tits. Katie lets Evan fuck her face and gives him some nice throat action before they move onto the desk where she continues to work him over. Evan lets her strip off her panties so they can sixty nine on the desk before they move back to the chair where Katie eagerly sucks and strokes his cock as well as sucking his balls until he lets go with a pop in front of her mouth. Katie moves in to suck out the last bit and shows it off nicely before swallowing it down and going back to sucking him.
|Scene 3 – Chastity Lynn, Anthony Rosano, and James Deen|
As blonde Chastity lays back on a black bed, Anthony and James move in with James going right to fucking her while guiding her head onto Anthony's cock. They spin her around to suck James as Anthony takes her doggie style before James takes her from behind as she sucks Anthony. They keep working over her pussy as they pass her around fucking her through both cowgirls along with more missionary and some spooning, and almost always keep one in her mouth as well. Chastity lets the guys pop over her face before they each cum on her face. After they finish she wipes all of their man gravy into her mouth and swallows it down.
|Scene 4 – Chanel Preston and Tommy Pistol|
Chanel and Tommy flop down in his bed with her wearing a sexy blue dress that he quickly pulls out of the way to suck her tits and eat her pussy. He moves down to eat her pussy and has her sit on his face to keep eating her before she pulls of his pants and starts sixty-nining him. She hops off to get nice and dirty eating Tommy's asshole before he pulls her back on top for a cowgirl ride. Tommy lays Chanel back to fuck her hard missionary style and spoons her before she sucks him clean and gets back on top for a reverse cowgirl ride. He even runs his fingernails all over her and bites at her back and neck while fucking her from behind with a little break to just work on her with his mouth and fingers. Tommy even pile drives Chanel with his cock and fingers before spraying his seed over her tits.
|Scene 5 – Andy San Dimas and Tommy Pistol|
After Tommy gets out of the shower, Andy chastises him for not fucking her, so he rectifies the situation pulling her in to kiss her before dropping down to eat her box as she sits on the bathroom counter. She rolls over so he can eat her ass and play with her pussy before fucking it, and then drops down to suck his cock. Tommy eats Andy a little more before letting her ride him in the cowgirls on the bathroom floor with a little more oral action mixed in. He also spoons her and takes her doggie style before unloading on Andy's chocolate starfish and kissing her.
The Valley is another extremely well done release from Sam Hain. There's great attention paid to the style as well as the substance here, and the further I got into the movie the more I was drawn into it. Tommy Pistol does a fantastic job in the lead role, and turns out yet another performance that shows why he should be a very strong contender for best male actor in 2012. He's seems just right to play Marlowe with how withdrawn and tortured he feels, and turns out a pair of very hot sex scenes as well. Tommy and Chanel's scene is nothing short of fantastic, with chemistry that's more like wanton lust along with plenty of energy as they try to see how much they can drain each other sexually. His scene with Andy San Dimas comes in a very close second, and with his two scenes easily coming in as the best scenes in the movie. Katie St. Ives also turns out a great oral scene, but the opening scene between Liz Tayler and Stevie Shay and Chastity Lynn's threesome came out as being fairly average and just above average, respectively. That said, so many classic noir movies are all about the pace, and the pace of The Valley kept up just as it should both in story and in sex to help make this a great homage to the detective movies of the forties. If there's a complaint, it's that the first sex scene seems very forced in while the others feel a bit more natural fitting in with the story. That's by far the biggest complaint I had watching The Valley, and I was impressed enough with the rest of the movie that I barely remembered it by the end. The Valley isn't a perfect movie, but has so much going for it, including another fantastic performance by Tommy Pistol, that I can't help but highly recommend it.
The Extras: A second DVD is devoted entirely to extras. The photo gallery lasts about seven and a quarter minutes. There's also behind the scenes featurettes and trailers.
The behind the scenes featurette lasts about ten and a half minutes and is shot in the traditional style. After a few shots around the set, Sam Hain talks about shooting the movie, the story, this being his first movie for Zero Tolerance, and the sex among plenty of shots around the set and comments from the cast. There's a few outtakes and a bit of the cast having fun mixed in as well. This is a nice little behind the scenes featurette. You get a little of the movie shot and a little personality. It's not a lot, but thankfully there's also cast interviews to round out the look behind the scenes.
The cast interviews last about thirty one and a half minutes. Andy starts things out trying to get out of the interview quick and talking about her plans as well as being a responsible person. She also talks about her role in the movie and previous work for Sam Hain before showing off a bit. Chanel talks about the movie and her role in it as well as her turn-ons, and has a little fun chatting about style and moss. Chastity gets caught sneaking food and talks about her slutholes and superpowers before happily showing off her boobs and letting Katie slap and suck them. Katie joins in to talk about lesbian sex, pussy eating, and masturbation before Chastity helps her show off her tits with her and Anthony moving in to suck them and have some fun with her as she tries to resist. Tommy talks about his character and previous work with Sam Hain as well as some of the rest of the cast with a few fun comments mixed in. This is a nice series of interviews. You get plenty of fun and personality from the major players in the cast and it moves along at a nice pace. This is a good addition to the overall release.
Condom Usage: None
Final Thoughts: If you're a fan of old detective movies and want porn with plot and style, this one's well worth the purchase.
Note to Zero Tolerance: I hop this isn't the last we see of you working with Sam Hain.
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