Cast: Tory Lane, Francesca Le, Mark Wood, Venus, Sierra Sinn, Jasmine Byrne, Dillian Lauren, Kami Andrews
Length: 161 minutes
Dates of Production: 4/2/2005, 5/28/2005, 6/20/2005, 7/3/2005, 7/5/2005
Extra's: My favorite extra was a 21 minute long Behind the Scenes feature shot by Mark Wood as the gals got ready for their scenes. Most of the time, they were sharing funny stories, like Francesca's Las Vegas adventure trying to pick up spandex clad hookers after a losing day at the tables. There were also some trailers and a slide show.
Audio/Video Quality: A Different Point of View was presented in the same 1.33:1 ratio that it was shot in by director/performer Mark Wood for Next Level. The lighting was good and that meant little grain or video noise but the main style of POV (point of view) shooting limited the action at times compared to a multi-camera set up. In all, I thought Mark and associates did a swell job of capturing the action in POV or a semi-POV style with the gals looking very much their best in almost all cases. The fleshtones were accurate and there were no compression artifacts so in many ways, the movie looked better than many made for a lot more money. The stereo English audio track was presented in the usual (for Next Level at least) 2.0 PCM (pulse code modulated) and it sounded very clear this time, proving that while the best Dolby Digital may be better, a solid audio track is good regardless of coding.
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Body of Review: Mark Wood is often referred to as the "Joe Average" of porn although that term doesn't truly account for his skill with his meat pipe or growing talent as a director nearly well enough in my opinion. While he still makes a lot of porn for other people, his best work is almost always done for his own company, Next Level, and with his hotty wife Francesca Le, such as the subject of today's review, A Different Point of View. The movie was a selection of POV scenes done with the added bonus of two gals in each scene to help drain Mark's balls completely dry. Even with performers I'm not attracted to, he pulled off some outrageously heated scenes, a testament to his skills in front and behind the camera. Here's a brief breakdown of the scenes by cast and action, noting that no hole went untouched and no condoms were used:
Scene One: Tory Lane, looking very appealing in her pink & black bikini, Francesca Le, also looking like a major hotty in her skimpy undies, and "man whore" Mark Wood, were up first on the couch after the gals got in some lesbian licking on one another to warm up. The trio set the stage for an energetic, passionate, chemistry filled set of scenes by virtue of how well they worked together here. The scene lasted over 30 minutes and Mark got to plunge deep inside the gals to get lots of pussy and anal from them as well as some great oral. The gals also did some cum swapping and taste testing along the way but fans are going to appreciate the playfulness so often missing in their porn that was plentiful here.
Scene Two: Venus, acting dominant in her white top and pink shorts, Sierra Sinn, a brunette looking a bit rough though clad much like a street walker in her white fishnet top and tiny skirt with a green striped set of panties, and "bone-master" Mark Wood, were up next in a scene that started with some nice outdoor tease footage by the pool. Sadly, the action then went inside but these two were also expert sword swallowers so the oral was good. The gals weren't really my type compared to some of the other couples here (excluding for a moment Mark since he graced every scene) but they were on top of their game as they went through the paces with Mark in POV style. The great majority of the action was in pounding vaginal style but he got some anal from them too (Sierra was better at it, probably why she graced the front DVD cover) and there was a lot of taste testing here too. They cum swapped at the end and I was surprised at how solid the action was considering the players involved.
Scene Three: Francesca Le, looking great at any age, and the adorable Jasmine Byrne, were dressed up in slutty clothes as they teased Mark Wood, outdoors. The gals were truly into one another and I could almost smell their juices flowing by the way they had erect nipples, flush skin, and goose bumps from the playing around alone. The gals went at each other for a long time inside on the maroon chair and Francesca's playful swats at Jasmine was bone inducing for me. The gals were a perfect match of youth and experience and I would've been happy seeing them work without meat this time but Mark was dragged into the scene (not exactly kicking and screaming mind you) to give them that special loving he's known for. Oral, vaginal, and anal with all the trimmings took place here and the gals were overflowing with passion and desire, making this perhaps the best scene in many ways. It ended as expected, with some facial loving and cum swapping between the gals but it was truly fun to appreciate. Yum!
Scene Four: Dillian Lauren, dressed up in a white body stocking and matching thong, was up next with her wonderfully lean body that complimented her attractive face. Her green eyes alone were exceptionally hot to watch but add in Mark Wood's manly attention to her mouth, pussy and ass, and you'll know why this one was also pretty solid. At first, I thought the formula was out the door but I couldn't understand why Francesca Le would pass up some trim this good looking (on a Saturday no less!) which was why I think she was just mixing it up since she joined the duo after a long time to suck his penis clean of her ass juices (PTOGM). Francesca never joined completely though, satisfied with providing oral cover to the team but it was a decent scene nonetheless.
Scene Five: Kami Andrews, a gal with an interesting looking face but a set of sex worker skills among the best in the business, was up next with trash talking Francesca Le, on a couch as they taunted the camera and viewer as though they were losers. Kami was dominant here as she abused her and gave her some oral play before Mark Wood joined them. The role playing they engaged in was also a nice change from the established formula although well within the usual boundaries of the advertised theme. The screwing included all the usual tricks with the driving verbal abuse by Kami in particular to add another level of kink to the scene. It ended with a large load to the mouth that was swapped back and forth by the gals until Kami drank it down.
Summary: A Different Point of View was exactly what was advertised; a POV movie with two partners handling one guy (Mark) in splendid fashion. None of the scenes were boring, generic, or allowed to offer clock-watching gals going through the motions. This is one of the benefits of watching porn made by a husband and wife team; if the show sucks, they lose business so they aggressively make sure that anything they work with is good stuff (and it's a rare case when any of their shows is less than appealing as stroke material). The gals in the show were looking and performing their best and the technical values were solid from the beginning to the end. That's why I rated this one as Highly Recommended. I wonder if all of their titles are as solid as some of my reviewer friends have suggested given the run of good luck I've had with them (they tell me that luck has nothing to do with it though).
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