Extras: My favorite extra was the 55.5 minute long Behind the Scenes feature (that's right; nearly an hour!) since it included a lot of time with the performers having sex, walking around nude, and telling Jordan and his female assistant all kinds of things. There were no dramas like other BTS features elsewhere have had, just a good time by all. There was a photogallery, a cumshot compilation from the scenes, and trailers to movies like Absolute Ass 1, F-ing Teens, Cream Filled 1, and Absolute Ass 5, as well as a cardboard protective sleeve.
Audio/Video Quality: Great Big Asses was presented in the usual 1.33:1 ratio full frame color as originally shot by director Jordan Septo for release by Venom Digital Media, a subsidiary of Exquisite Multimedia. The lighting was solid in every scene here; one of the benefits of shooting in a vanilla location of a couch in a room. This meant he could control the levels of grain and video noise, banishing them as a result. I know some folks prefer having to guess which hole is being plundered in a gonzo shoot but I'm not one of them so kudos for a job well done. The composition of the shots was virtually always favorable to the ladies too, focusing on their strengths rather than minor flaws in most cases, and that added some measure of fun to the scenes here. The DVD was mastered well enough and I thought the visual elements worked very nicely generally speaking. The 2.0 Dolby Digital stereo audio was in English, and the vocals were easily heard by the cast in the movie (though some touching up in the BTS might've been a good idea). The music wasn't a factor here and the background noises were rare here, keeping the focus on the show at large.
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Body of Review: Jordan Septo is sometimes referred to as one of the best names in porn that you've never heard about. Let's face it, he keeps a low profile and doesn't have a host of publicists hawking him at every opportunity, primarily because he enjoys letting his work speak for itself. In the long run, I think this approach will serve him well though I sometimes think it'd be nice to see his skill appreciated given how well he tends to shoot straightforward porn (if you're looking for special effects like slow motion, smoke & mirrors, and glamour; he's not your man but if you enjoy well lit gonzo porn and an appreciation of the female form on the same level as John Stagliano, he's your man). His latest release on DVD is a fine movie about my favorite subject, Great Big Asses, starring some of the best talent in the industry (had there been one more scene starring Tiffany Mynx; it would've been unbeatable in that sense). Without going into too much detail, here's a breakdown of the scenes by cast and action, noting that no condoms were used:
Scene One: Flower Tucci, one of the all time best anal queens in the porn business, newcomer Georgia Peach, and the massive Lee Stone, were up first on the couch to open up the movie. Flower wore a fishnet body stocking and looked to be in fine form while Georgia wore a red fishnet outfit that enhanced her form nicely too. The gals engaged in some playful lesbian antics at the request of Jordan (though he really didn't have to coax them too much) but Lee was ready to rip into those fleshy cheeks with his tongue and dick too. After some more rimming action with Lee doing the licking, they double teamed his shaft orally until Flower was ready to aggressively ride his rod. Georgia sucked his balls as her pal bounced up and down on him, getting in some PTOGM (pussy to other gal's mouth) along the way. Flower was especially vocal and reciprocated nicely when it was Georgia's turn to bone. Flower also took the first anal with Georgia getting some tasting in between rubbing Flower's clitoris. Flower did the waterworks show as expected and they switched places though Flower was the better rider of the two. It ended with the usual facial but I thought it was a good scene in terms of chemistry, passion, and sexual tension.
Scene Two: Sandra Romain, a well known brunette in a camouflage bikini, was up next on a couch with Talon. While she may not be as attractive in the face as some in porn, she is generally leaner, and more sexually talented than all but a handful of her peers so her inclusion in the movie is another good sign that Jordan wanted a great flick. She masturbated as though she were actually getting off, providing a nice opener to her scene as she teased to please with Jordan claiming he didn't have to do a thing to encourage her. Whether she's just a great sexual performer or simply comes by her craft naturally is a question for philosopher's to answer but fans of anal sex will be stroking out their first loads well before any meat enters the picture. Talon snacked on her crack before she worked him up in a heated manner by giving him a great blowjob (even better than the last one) with her showing a passion for inhaling it as though it were the first meal she had in days. After you work out your second load due to this, you'll be pleased to note that there was spitting and some rough handjob action that led to her fleshy cheeks sitting on top of his dick. She was another particularly active rider and her reddened ass looked good bouncing on top of his lap as he spanked her (while she called out some nasty names at him like white trash). There was a lot of choking and he rubbed out his load onto her tongue to swallow but she spit it out onto her breasts instead.
Scene Three: Katja Kassin, the world famous anal queen seen on the front DVD cover, wore her blue fishnet outfit and was looking especially hot here (not in her neon red or bleached blonde hair). She has always had a playful attitude and was my main reason for picking this one up (and I was not disappointed!). Rather than play to the crowd that enjoys boyish figures, she has long known that many of us real men enjoy the pleasures of the flesh; especially flesh built for comfort over speed. Her powerful legs contributed to her appeal as she teased and masturbated before attacking the massively built Lee Stone on the couch. She initially draped herself across his lap before blowing him nicely while standing up with her ass high in the air. She isn't generally known for her oral skills but she did a decent job of slobbing his knob to prepare it for insertion into her perfect bodily cavities. She was much better at aggressively bouncing on top of his dick with it slamming into her pussy and after some variations of the theme; she gave up that fine ass to him. It was a solid performance with some nasty ATM to distract (or more likely cater to the circus act sex fans) although it wasn't her very best ride of late. Still, there's a reason why she gets the acclaim and any sane man watching the scene will see what I mean. It ended with her taking the facial and sucking him clean afterwards. This made three very heated scenes in a row and I needed a break if you catch my drift. Whew!
Scene Four: Lucious Lopez, a gal that looks like a prettier version of singer Cher (and with a far sweeter body and ass too), was up next as Jordan continued to rampage this incredible selection of anal activity on DVD. He told me at the 2006 AEE Show that this would be something special (and I swear he had me in mind when he picked this cast!) and as much as I respect his work, I know trade show hype when I hear it (or so I thought!). She didn't masturbate all that much and her tiny yellow mesh bikini was far too small for her luscious frame but when she started blowing Scott Nails; the energy alone was enough to make me glad I took a break between scenes. She's another gal with a few "extra" pounds if you believe the industry pundits that think 98 pounds is a starting point (and anything less is better) but I've long wondered what their "real" sexual preference was if they truly believe that line of spew. Regardless, her energetic oral went to a virtual bonefest on her pussy and ass, with some taste testing and energy after a standing fuck. It took her a few moments to get used to his size but when she did, she became increasingly active during the anal. While not the best scene of the bunch, keep in mind the level of quality this cast represented. She even swallowed his large load at the end and I see her becoming even better in the future.
Scene Five: Bailey, a busty cutie with plenty of ass and a face that really appealed to me, was up next in her fishnet stockings, matching bra, and neon purple shorts as she followed the formula on and around a couch. She didn't get enough tease time for my liking but she worked over scene partner Sergio's cock in her mouth better than I had seen her do in the past with others. She may not be as experienced as some of the cast but her enthusiasm shined through as her strong point, proving a willingness to learn on the job. They went straight to the ass and she sawed herself nicely on top of him with her all natural breasts swaying and bouncing before she sucked him clean with some ATM. She was vocal, got sweaty, and seemed like a great newcomer to end the movie with in this exceptional collection of anal perfection, though his aim could've been better in terms of getting a few more drops into her mouth.
Summary: Great Big Asses was the type of movie that I wish I had been present during the making of it. The ladies were in great form, the sheer heat levels of these anal beauties scorching the screen repeatedly, and the extras, particularly the lengthy BTS (with that sexy voiced female pal of Jordan's coaxing out some nice comments by the cast), added some of the best replay value I've seen all year. A lot of care went into this one and what I originally took for hype was completely justified by the time the final scene finished up (if not far sooner). With such great fuck for the buck, I thought the DVD was worth at least a rating of Highly Recommended, as much a tribute to the excellent cast as the skills of the man behind the camera. If you like anal sex as much as most people into porn do these days, you'd be remiss if you skipped this one in favor of some generic flavor of the week release by a bigger company. Check it out and you'll see what I mean.
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