Cast: Angel Dark, Jose Santana, Toni Ribas, Marie Luv, Steve Holmes, Sean Micheals, Tiffany Hopkins, Max Cortes, Robby Blake, Trinity, John Strong, Alba Sanz, David Perry
Length: 145 minutes
Date of Production: 8/20/2004 to 3/5/2005
Extra's: For most people, the bonus scene with Alba Sanz and David Perry (as described below) will be the best extra. It was fairly generic, started already in progress, and had all the basics covered with plenty of anal. Personally though, I preferred the 26 minute long Behind the Scenes feature by Juan Cuba to be more interesting and fun to watch. There was a lot of additional sex footage and some interview material (though the audio was weak on it, it sounded like Sophie Evans contributed to it, even though she was uncredited). There was also the standard photogallery, some trailers, a cumshot recap from the scenes, and a double sided DVD cover.
Audio/Video Quality: Lusty Legs #4 was presented in the usual 1.33:1 ratio full frame color it was shot in by director Toni Ribas for distribution by Platinum X Pictures. I've noticed a variety of visual flaws on Toni's movies over the years and sadly, there were some here too as the picture seemed grainy with some pixelation. Part of it was due to the lighting but some of it seemed present even when the lighting was solid so maybe it had to do with the DVD mastering but at least the audio wasn't missing in some areas like previous editions. Speaking of audio, it was a basic track with little exceptional going for it; making it another area in need of work in future releases. On a positive note, the sex was often well done with decent composition of the shots so a little technical assistance may help Toni really shine one of these days.
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Body of Review: Platinum X Pictures has been in business for some time now and I think they're showing enough improvement on their fringe material to warrant a "yay you!" in terms of their rise in quality of late. That said, they still need to work on a couple of areas, most notably with Toni Ribas' releases as they seem to be a step backward on the technical matters (more often than not). The 155th release by the company is the latest release by director Toni Ribas, Lusty Legs #4. The idea of the series is to showcase ladies with great legs wearing stockings that accentuate their muscular beauty as much as it is to prove hot gals need love too. If this sounds appealing to you, here's a brief look at the scenes by cast and actions, noting that no condoms were used and the technical matters were a bit spotty:
Scene One: Poppy Morgan and Haley Paige, both wearing red see through tops and black silk stockings, started off the show by walking down the staircase to hook up with Manuel Ferrara, Erik Everhard, and Toni Ribas, on a couch. The gals had a similar look to them with long brown hair, attractive faces, and lean bodies befitting their youthful stature. The sex consisted of the usual oral, vaginal, anal and DP (well, Poppy did a short DP) but the highlight was how well the gals got into the action. Energy and enthusiasm always elevate the value of a scene in porn so this was a good scene to start off with, including some of the minor foot and leg fetish action advertised.
Scene Two: Angel Dark, a curvier gal than the last two but no less pretty either (perhaps even more so in fact), wore a skimpy bit of lingerie as she engaged in the tease footage but readily took care of Jose Santana and Toni Ribas, when the time came. Starting with some POV oral, it wasn't long before both men were tapping her various holes in the standard manner, including a DP and some heated anal. While her enthusiasm wasn't as plentiful as the first gals, she looked better as the scene progressed and I can see why she's becoming a fan favorite. It ended with the guys jacking off to her body and leaving a trail of spew all over her.
Scene Three: Marie Luv, a black gal with some great legs and a sweet ass, was up next as she followed the formula with some tease footage. She's my least favorite gal of the cast but the stocking action worked for me (to a point). Her scene partners were Steve Holmes and Sean Micheals; both capable meat puppets by most standards, and they got some okay oral before alternating between her other holes, including her pussy and ass. Her mechanical moaning and act didn't work for me much here either but fans have good reason to like her if she appeals to them more than she does to me.
Scene Four: Tiffany Hopkins, had a face that could easily have made it in the mainstream world and some curves that made me glad she didn't, as she used her all natural body to tease the camera in a manner that was great (I question the device placed on her ass to cover a blemish though). I like all natural gals and her eyes alone would coax a load out of a guy if given the chance so I had no doubt that Max Cortes and Robby Blake wanted to tear into her like there'd be no second chance. She seemed inexperienced sexually but to be up front about it, who cares with a look like that? Whew! In any case, they did everything including a DP with her into the scene more often than not. I look forward to seeing more of her in the future seeing as how her potential seemed untapped this time.
Scene Five: Trinity, the hotty on the front DVD cover, was up last and I could see why Toni placed her there; in order to bring home the bacon. She had the proper combination of looks and sexual skill needed to make for a great scene. From the tease to the POV oral to the all out screwing she took from John Strong and Toni Ribas (giving back in equal measure) she seemed in her zone, even during the DP. Some of you may not like the rougher material here, including the choking footage, but I never thought she was resistant to doing anything here, no matter how extreme they got. She's definitely an up and comer so keep an eye out for her if you want to see one of the next big things in porn (with some luck, good choices of where she works, and proper management of course). Yum!
Bonus Scene: Alba Sanz and David Perry had a generic porn scene that included the basics but looked even worse than the scenes of the main movie. She also had some junk in her trunk in need of working off so while I thought it was an okay bonus scene; it wasn't all that great compared to the scenes of the movie itself.
Summary: Lusty Legs #4 wasn't as good a volume in the series as some of the others but there was some improvement in the technical matters, especially of the extras. My biggest concern is not whether or not Toni has the right kind of eye for directing porn (he certainly does) so much as the rougher edges needing some polish and the relative merits compared to other shows released by Platinum X Pictures (that have been getting a lot better, a lot quicker). The cast was generally very attractive and I think fans of legs and stockings will appreciate what there was of that fetish but there needs to be more emphasis on it in the future since it was only paid a passing thought here. As such, I'm rating it a Rent It but you may think it's worth even more than I did (I'm admittedly fussy about technical matters).
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