Cast: Tory Lane, Mark Ashley, Flower Tucci, Jasmine Byrne, Marie Luv, Keeani Lei, Van Damage; Jonni Darkko (in the bonus blowjob scenes only)
Length: 133.5 minutes
Date of Production: 5/27/2005
Extras: My favorite extras on the DVD were the POV blowjob by Flower Tucci on Jonni and the second one by Keeani Lei on the lucky director. There was lots of knob gobbling fun, though obviously Flower was the more skilled of the two. The 47 minute long Behind the Scenes feature was good too but it focused solely on Tory Lane and Jasmine Byrne's scenes (both of whom are great) rather than give any of the other ladies a chance to shine. Still, the fun the gals had was evident and fans will want to check them out. There was also a photogallery, a cast list, and filmographies for some of the gals.
Audio/Video Quality: Bet Your Ass #3 was presented in the usual 1.33:1 ratio full frame color as shot by director Jonni Darkko for distribution by Evil Angel. Having watched his works for several years now, I can safely say that he has been improving the quality of his work in regards to technical matters just as he has been getting better at displaying passion and heat in the scenes he shoots. This title was another case where he surpassed the visual qualities of his peers at the company by using solid lighting (again, with minor exceptions) that got rid of the grain, video noise, and related flaws. He also seemed to spend some time enhancing the quality of the looks of the gals using camera angles that flattered them individually instead of a cookie cutter approach as in the past. For all these improvements, I tip my hat to his care and consideration. The DVD had no compression artifacts or other flaws added in during the mastering process so it was a nice looking DVD too. The 2.0 Dolby Digital stereo audio wasn't as pleasing as the visuals since they typically started out with droning musical pieces and moved onto almost always quiet action sequences. I hate rap and thump heavy music in porn, especially when the vocals are weakened because of them, so this was an area needing lots of TLC in the future.
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Body of Review: Jonni Darkko has had some minor difficulties in the past as he tried to figure out his place at Evil Angel as one of their least appreciated directors. In recent times, his skills have improved and he has actually proven a number of critics wrong as he evolved past the technical limitations he once had while most of them remained the same. His latest work for the company is Bet Your Ass #3, the sequel to Bet Your Ass #2; both shows about anal sex with attractive women. While there were some issues with the lame music during the tease footage each gal had and the last two gals were mostly lame as performers, the overall quality of the show was pretty worthy of checking into. Here's a breakdown of the scenes by cast and action, noting that no condoms were used:
Scene One: Tory Lane, the hot brunette kneeling on the right side of the front DVD cover, was up first in the same black leather outfit that made her look so appealing there. Aside from the irritating music that bugged me so much, her tease footage was incredibly hot as she masturbated and spread her ass wide open while bending over by the mirror. I was glad the music stopped when she was then shown at Mark Ashley's feet, sucking his cock like she were entranced by it, using hand to gland combat along with her excellent inhalation skills to ready him for the action. If you like a great knob slobbing, Tory is on the short list in porn these days for offering up the messy kind of deepthroating technique many of her peers attempt (but ultimately fail) at giving. He ate her out and fingered her pussy a little but it wasn't enough for my personal tastes, before drilling her pussy as she cried out for more. He then poured half a bottle of lube on her ass and drilled her there too, easily impaling her thanks to the frictionless lubricants help. Once she switched positions and went on top, she hammered her ass back down on his meaty member, riding him as though she were on fire. There was a lot of ATM and it ended with a facial where much of it went into her mouth, showcasing why she's welcome in Houston any time. Yum!
Scene Two: Flower Tucci, the curvy anal queen shown on the upper left hand corner of the front DVD cover, was up next in her neon pink & green fishnet outfit. Her playful sense of fun was most notable in the tease portion of the scene where she masturbated using a graduated anal plug and fingered herself to a wet beginning by using her waterworks show as expected. Mark Ashley then stepped in to give her some hard cock to suck on, a feat she excelled at on the couch where she was located. The look of sheer joy on her face while blowing him was almost enough to get me off and his limited oral on her was weak except that it led to him boning her pussy to a squirt show. They continued going at it as she yelled & screamed for more of her decidedly twisted act, swapping to anal after some taste testing. I wasn't too keen on how the scene seemed comprised of separately recorded bits that were later strung together but I can't deny the appeal of Flower's sexual drive and skill, not to mention look. If you like curvy women rather than boyish girls, she'll appeal to you as much as she did to me. Her aggressive sexuality ended when he popped on her face and into her mouth, leaving a large load to swallow down. This was the second solid scene in a row to enjoy repeatedly.
Scene Three: Jasmine Byrne, the hot Latina featured in the center of the front DVD cover, was up next in her leopard print top and black shorts barely covering her lovely body. Her tease was at least as appealing as that of the previous two gals (and I like them all), although the music was bad enough to turn way down until it ended. She used a clear plastic dildo in her ass and it seemed to trip her trigger although fans of gapes might be upset that her muscular backside closed right up instead of having the disgustingly lengthy hang time a few vocal pundits enjoy. She then took care of Mark Ashley by enthusiastically and energetically sucking him off in POV fashion. Her DSLs were built for oral loving and this aspect of the show ended all too quickly to go to the part where he gave her some fun with his fingers and tongue. She enjoyed it and so did he, giving her more than the others in this scene. He then started banging her pussy before eventually getting it into her ass. She started out slowly but warmed up to appreciate what he was giving her, proving her act to be worth some of your hard earned money. It was a sloppy scene that seemed to be more about them just going at it with one another rather than a professional scene, adding to the appeal of the act. He finished it up by rubbing out a load to awaiting face, with her swallowing some of it.
Scene Four: Marie Luv, a tall, lean black woman with a black fishnet top and tiny skirt, was up next as she gyrated her way into the heart of fans once more. Her tease wasn't as well developed as some of the others but she knew how to masturbate well enough and after a few moments, Mark Ashley joined her in bed. He rimmed her ass as she stood in front of him and bent over, though both of them seemed to have a case of jungle fever, and she proved to have been working on her blowjob skills by the way she actively inhaled his meat pipe. After he throat fucked her, making her makeup get all messy in the process, the two bumped uglies with her pussy up first. She wasn't very active at first but she has shown her talents in the past enough that I could afford to be patient. Once on top, she relied less on screaming and more on bouncing, although it was a mixed ride until she finally let loose. The anal was boring though and she should have stuck to vaginal sex; coming across as putting up with it more than anything else. He jerked off to her mouth at the end but the scene was far from her best work.
Scene Five: Keeani Lei, a cute Asian gal with a decent body, was up next as she played with a black anal plug and her fingers for a few seconds on the staircase. I disliked that this was so short and her tease skills were so limited but was at least a change in meat puppet so I was willing to see what else she had to offer with Van Damage on the couch. The general formula was the same and her all natural body wasn't bad but she appeared to be having trouble even with his size penis, regardless of her mechanical yells. If the others sometimes came off like they were faking it, they were Oscar winners by comparison to this cutie who I hope will someday learn enough to prove my initial assessment of her wrong. This was a filler scene from the beginning to end, although fans of attractive Asians willing to overlook her performance might appreciate her more than I did. She did do some ATM and took the load to her face okay but don't buy the DVD based on this one unless your standards are really low.
Summary: Bet Your Ass #3 was a collection of five scenes that proved 3 out of 5 to be well worth checking out repeatedly. The extras were top notch and Jonni's skill as a director once again proved worthy of the talented cast he assembled for this Recommended DVD. There were a number of rough edges on hand but I'd be misleading you if I said the raw energy of most of the scenes wasn't really fun to watch. Jasmine, Tory, and Flower were all looking hot in their scenes. Jonni has continued his ascent up the ranks of directors at Evil Angel, perhaps the top company in gonzo porn these days as others fall apart.
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