The Little Details
Running Time: 99 min.
Production Date: 1 / 29 / 2010 (cover), 10 / 15 / 2009 thru 11 / 5 / 2009 (movie)
Director: Gary Orona and Cheyne Collins
Cast: Ally Kay, Ashlyn Rae, Jenna Presley, Sophia Santi, Tabitha Stevens, Blake Richards, Cheyne Collins, and Jay Lassiter in sexual roles with Chennin Blanc and a few others in non-sex roles
The Short Story
Initial Expectations: I've heard great things about Gary Orona's work behind the camera, and him being nominated for Best Feature Director in this year's XRCO awards gives me even more hope for this one.
Initial Reaction: It's a very well done feature that shows Gary Orona to be a director that's definitely worth paying attention to.
Who Should Watch It : Anybody wanting a well done feature release with plenty of care towards the little details
Who Should Avoid It: Anybody wanting nastier sex
The Technical Stuff
Audio /Video Quality: The technical aspects are very well done. The audio is clear, and the balance between the performers and surroundings is nicely done. There are quite a few outdoor scenes, but common things like wind noise is never a problem. The video is presented in anamorphic widescreen and looks very good. The picture is very clear and it's obvious that plenty of care went into the little details such as lighting and camera angles. The Vampire Sex Diaries is a very impressive looking and sounding release.
Music: The music is very well done. It's style nicely adds to the mood of the movie, and it nicely changes in balance through the movie to help things even more. It can get a little heavy during some of the sex, but still manages to work for the movie most of the time.
Menus: The main menu shows virtually no effort, and just gives a still of the boxcover along with the choices. The chapter menu is very generic, and lets you choose a scene based on a small clip of each scene and a scene number instead of including something that might really help the viewer like the name(s) of the performer(s) in each scene.
The FeatureWhen Cheyne and Ally journey into the desert to do research on Cheyne's project regarding bats, they stumble upon a lost town where things don't quite add up. Tabitha runs a museum in the town and offers her assistance, but Cheyne can't help but think she's hiding something. As he and Ally stay there they soon find themselves drawn into something much bigger and much different from what they expected.
|Scene 1 – Ally Kay and Cheyne Collins|
After cute dirty blonde Amber talks a little biology to geeky Cheyne wearing only a towel the get it on in their motel room. Ally drops her towel and kisses Cheyne as his hands wander around her before dropping down to suck his cock. She lays back on the bed for Cheyne to fuck her missionary style before joining her on the bed for a bit of spooning. Cheyne also takes Ally from behind before popping on her pretty face.
This is a good opening scene. There's nice chemistry between Cheyne and Ally, and the camera work captures it with an almost cinematic feel that really impressed me. The music gets a little heavy as the scene goes on, but never gets to the point that it interferes with the action. This is a very good start to the sex in the movie.
|Scene 2 – Tabitha Stevens and Blake Richards|
Brunette Tabitha flashes back to when she first became a vampire and had a ton of sex enjoying her newly found senses. She rides Blake cowgirl style, sucks his cock, and lets him take her from behind as she reaches around to play with her ass a little. Tabitha finishes Blake off with some good sucking and stroking before taking a nice facial finish.
This is a pretty good scene. The editing has a fairly rough, music video style that makes the sex a bit more artistic. The heavy music didn't work the best for me, but I can see this being more personal taste than anything with the direction of the movie as it fit in with the overall style of the movie quite well. Tabitha puts out some nice energy and gets into the action very well. This is a scene that didn't work the best for me, but fit well with the overall movie.
|Scene 3 – Tabitha Stevens; Ally Kay and Jay Lassiter|
As Tabitha strips down, teases herself in front of a mirror, and masturbates back in town, Ally gets it on with Jay out in the desert. They help each other strip down with Ally quickly getting down to eagerly suck Jay's joystick. He mixes in a bit of face fucking before taking Ally from behind and also lets her ride him reverse cowgirl style. Jay goes back to fucking Ally from behind before popping a respectable load on her ass.
This is a good scene. The music is a bit heavy, but the harder style of it works pretty good for the movie. Ally and Jay put out some nice energy, and get into the action nicely even though the location doesn't look to be the easiest to fuck. Throw in some nicely done camera work and you have another well done scene.
|Scene 4 – Jenna Presley and Sophia Santi with Tabitha Stevens and Cheyne Collins nearby|
When Cheyne stumbles upon one of the vampires underground lairs, Tabitha grants him a glass of wine and he sits back to watch heavily tattooed busty brunettes Jenna and Sophia start to get busy on a couch in hooded black robes. As the drugged wine starts to take effect, Sophia and Jenna grope each other and Sophia lays back for Jenna to start eating her box while Tabitha moves in behind them for a closer look. Jenna moves to the top of the couch for Sophia to eat and finger her in return as Tabitha runs her hands around Jenna and watches both the girls and Cheyne. Jenna rides a lavender strap-on reverse cowgirl style that Sophia suddenly dons, and when Tabitha moves over to bite Cheyne's neck he suddenly wakes from his dream.
This is a hot scene. I really like how the action revolves around Jenna and Sophia, but Cheyne and Tabitha are still a major part of the scene without ever joining in the action. There's a good balance between the girls, and the scene moves along at a nice pace. One of the normal weak points of an all girl scene is the ending, and although this one is chopped off, Orona nicely uses the story to do so taking away the lackluster ending that most all girl scenes have. This is a hot scene that worked very well for me.
|Scene 5 – Ally Kay and Ashlyn Rae|
Cute brunette Ashlyn joins Ally on an old styled bed and moves in to suck and play with her tits while rubbing her pussy. Ally lays back for Ashlyn to rub and finger her pussy before Ashlyn strips down and they sixty-nine. Ashlyn lays back for Ally to kiss her before Ally goes to work on Ashlyn with her fingers before Ally goes after her neck. Finally, Ashlyn gives Ally a bite on the neck.
This is a pretty good scene. There's a good balance between the girls and the action is pretty light. The scene is also a bit on the short side, which isn't a bad thing with the limited action in the scene. This scene plays into the plot nicely as well as giving a nice little romp between Ally and Ashlyn.
|Scene 6 – Tabitha Stevens and Cheyne Collins|
Finally, Tabitha gets it on with Cheyne in a hotel room. She starts undresses him as well as stripping down for him with a bit of titty sucking, kissing, and dry humping mixed in. Tabitha moves up to ride Cheyne's face before stroking and sucking his cock. He spoons her pussy before fucking it missionary style, and then pulls out to pop on her stomach.
This is a good final scene. There's good chemistry between Tabitha and Cheyne, as well as the same care behind the camera. They wrap up both the story and the sex nicely in the scene and I really like how the action was a bit drawn out to start the scene. This scene worked well for me.
Vampire Sex Diaries is a very impressive feature. I'll readily admit that I've never seen the Vampire Diaries show on the WB that I suspect this release is based on, and although I never felt that my lack of knowledge to it held back by enjoyment of this release I will say that there's a strong possibility that the show's fans will have a great appreciation of it with that knowledge. What really impressed me here was the obvious attention to style and details throughout the release. The cast and crew is limited and with Tabitha Stevens doing makeup and wardrobe (which she did extremely well) and Cheyne Collins assisting in the direction of the release, but this appears a labor of love for everybody involved from start to finish. The story isn't huge, but is enough to be satisfying and more importantly lets most of the sex fit into it rather than having one seem to be an excuse for the other. There's also very nice care towards the locations and production values, and plenty of effort put into the artistic style and editing of the movie. If there's a complaint here its that a couple of the scenes seemed like they could have lasted a touch longer, but that's a very minor complaint with how well everything works together on this release. Those wanting something very straightforward might also be a little turned off by some of the artistic style, but vampire releases always seem to open themselves up to artistic style and with very few instances (such as Tabitha trying to walk through the desert in huge spike heeled platform boots) it worked very well for me. Vampire Sex Diaries shows plenty of care from start to finish, and shows that Gary Orona is a director who should definitely be paid attention to.
The Extra StuffA photo gallery lasts about a minute and a quarter. There's also internet information, contact information, and commercials.
The Down -n- Dirty Sex Stuff
Themes: Straight, tease, masturbation, voyeurism, lesbian, and toys
Raincoat Factor: Medium
Condom Usage: None
The Bottom Line:Currently, Vampire Sex Diaries can be found online for about $20. This one's well worth the money. The movie is very well done with obvious care being put into all aspects of the movie. The technical aspects show that same care, but sadly there's no effort put towards the extras. This holds the overall DVD back slightly, but there's no denying the quality of the movie.
Note to Sex Line Sinema: It's too bad the same care wasn't put into the overall DVD with some effort towards the extras as there was towards the movie.
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