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Studio: Ninn Worx » Review by The Mooninite » Review Date: 10/4/05

XCritic's Advice: Highly Recommended

The Movie:

Halle Vanderhyden, best known for the Innocence line from Ninn Worx directs this one, with Ninn serving only as producer. That doesn't harm the release though, as anyone who has seen Halle's work knows that she's got a great eye for sex and that she knows how to get the most out of her cast. The lovely Phoenix Ray is in the spotlight for this release, with her hair dyed platinum blonde and cut in an old school Hollywood style that gives her a really nice, sexy, old fashioned look that works quite well for her.

Chapter 1 – Phoenix Ray and James Dean: Phoenix starts the scene off by herself, pulling her panties to the side and fingering herself. James walks into the room and she blows him, then rides him reverse cowgirl style so that he can slap away at her ass cheeks. Once she's gotten him good and worked up she hops off and jerks his prick to a climax which erupts all over her pretty face. Phoenix is a very attractive performer and although the moves in this scene are pretty limited, she makes the most of her screen time with Dean and this is a decent scene.

Chapter 2 – Taryn Thomas And Seth Dickens: When this scene begins the action has already started and Taryn has got Seth's dick in her mouth for an aggressive and sloppy blowjob. He lays her back and eats her pussy, nibbling her clit here and there, and then spreads her legs to fuck her missionary style. She gets really bossy and starts telling him to fuck her harder – when he does she responds in kind and starts grinding him. She lays him back and climbs on top of him to put him in her ass and ride him reverse cowgirl style, then continues to ride him from that angle vaginally. When he's had all he can take he pulls out and comes all over her face. Taryn looks delightfully hot in this scene with her hair trimmed and slicked back and her make up a little goth influenced, she looks really, really good. Her skills in front of the camera are made quite obvious in this scene, she's a good performer and here's hoping Ninn Worx continues to use her.

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Chapter 3 – Phoenix Ray And Lee Laine: Each of the two girls starts this scene off with some solo play, fingering themselves for a couple of minutes to get warmed up for the main event. They walk across the room, embrace, and tongue kiss. Phoenix lays Lee onto her back and starts to eat her out, she moans softly and the camera pans across her very large tits. Phoenix uses a finger on her, then her tongue, then both, and then she bends over on all fours so that Lee can fuck her from behind with a dildo. This goes on for quite a while then they pull it out and clean it out with their mouths together. It would have been nice to really see Lee go down on Phoenix in this scene but I'm not one to cry over spilt milk – these girls have got it going on and it's a whole lot of fun to watch.

Chapter 4 – Rita Faltoyano And Van Damage With Kris Knight: Another scene that cuts right to the chase! When the cameras start rolling, Rita's got Van's cock in her mouth and is sucking on it like her life depends on it. She lays on her back on the leather couch and he eats her pussy, then they switch spots so that she can ride him reverse cowgirl. He gets her on all fours and ass fucks her from behind, which she seems to be pretty impressed with. From there, it's back into her mouth for what you think is going to be a really aggressive oral finish. This was a pretty hot scene – these two have a good chemistry together and Rita's blowjob skills appear to be beyond reproach! It's not over yet though as soon Kris Knight comes in and the two guys DP her on the bed. Eventually though, they can't handle any more and so they pull out and jack off onto her face.

Chapter 5 – Phoenix Ray And Mario Rossi: Phoenix walks up to Mario on the stairway and starts to suck his dick. She spreads her legs overtop of him and he gets to eating her out as soon as she can. He sits down and she rides him reverse cowgirl style, and then they change angles and he goes at her from behind in a nice doggy style session. He fucks her as long as he can and finally pulls out so that she can finish him off with her mouth. Phoenix looked great in this one, the angles really bring the action to life and it's nice to see such care into capturing the fine detail of her… umm… assets.

Chapter 6 – Taryn Thomas: Sweet, Taryn is back! And she's masturbating! Yep, she lays back on the chair and fingers herself to get this one off to a start. After a minute or two of that we cut back to Rita, also fingering herself. Finally we cut to Phoenix who works her cunt for the camera, bringing the movie to a close. This isn't really so much a full scene as it is a montage of clips but it's worth mentioning.



The 1.85.1 anamorphic widescreen image was captured with digital video recorders and overall it looks quite solid. There is the occasional trace of mpeg compression in the blacks but other than that the image stays pretty stable and pretty consistent. Flesh tones look natural, the reds stay distinct without bleeding into the other colors, and edge enhancement, though present, never dominates the scenes. Seeing the scenes shot in widescreen is a nice touch though and I'm glad to see Ninn Worx going this way with some of their recent releases as it does a nice job of showcasing the photography and at least provides something different even if it is only in terms of aesthetics rather than performances.


The Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo mix is of pretty decent quality. Background music is mixed in properly against the recorded sounds from the sex scenes and I didn't notice any hiss or distortion present on the track at all. There were a couple of spots where the background music did get just a little bit too loud in the mix but it didn't last long and the only reason I really picked up on it was because I was listening for discrepancies in the first place. This mix is solid.


Pure Play/Ninn Worx has supplied two extra features on this DVD – a photo gallery and a behind the scenes segment. The photo gallery consists of over one hundred still shots taken during the shoot and is much bigger and more comprehensive than most other of its kind, as seems to be the norm with the Ninn Worx releases – the photo galleries are always large and in charge! The behind the scenes segment runs for just under twenty five minutes and features some candid on camera interview footage with each of the girls involved in the production. There's also some interesting interview footage with Phoenix herself in here, and some decent sex footage too. It also features some technical/production footage and some backstage footage as well, it's fairly generic but some of the segments are interesting. The menus on this one are also quite sharp and easy to navigate, and made with a little bit of style.

Final Thoughts:

Good, hardcore sex from a talented and attractive cast directed with style and combined with some good background music and very nice cinematography make Phoenix well worth your time. It's not as over the top in the artcore realm as Ninn's own work but Vanderhyden's style is really coming into its own and this release proves that she's one to watch out for. Highly recommended!

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