Audio/Video Quality: Lexington "Hard As" Steele was presented in the usual 1.33:1 ratio full frame color as shot by director Joey Silvera for distribution by Evil Angel. Due to the age of the scenes, the lighting was mixed and that caused some issues with grain and shadows. There were some compression artifacts and the composition of the scenes left much to be desired on a regular basis, but the fleshtones were accurate and it was interesting to see how much improvement Joey has made over the last 7 or 8 years. None of the scenes were so poorly made that they were unwatchable but again, his current work is much more pleasing to the eye in most ways. The 2.0 Dolby Digital English audio track was as basic as ever, maybe even more so, coming across like a monaural vocal track mastered to suggest a stereo signal to my receiver. The vocals were not always clear and the music was a nuisance a few times, but these are classic scenes of the Dark Prince so some technical issues are a matter of course.
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Body of Review: Joey Silvera is known by some people as the director that gets into trannies and others as a staple of modern porn. Whichever version of the facts you believe in, the man has been something of a legend for years and this is an undeniable truth given his body of work as both director and performer. I remember how well liked he was back in the late 70's as the guy who could act, make you laugh, and still pop on queue when needed. As a director, he puts a lot of the same skills to work and such was the case in today's review of Lexington "Hard As" Steele, a compilation of scenes starring the Dark Prince of porn made by Joey years ago. While I wish the compilation would've been a more comprehensive three disc set that included works from all of the Evil Angel directors, this was certainly a pleasing set with a goodly amount of fuck for the buck. Here's a look at the scenes by the movie they're presumably from (they weren't labeled), the cast, and the action:
Scene One: Please 10: Belladonna, one of the sweetest and most talented porn stars (in the truest sense of the word "star") in the business, was up on a bed with the Dark Prince of porn himself, Lexington Steele, in an early scene of hers. For those that've been on another planet for the past ten years, she's the gal with the large chest tattoo on the lower right hand corner of the front DVD cover. She spoke about rimming him and he kissed her (thankfully he did this before any salad tossing) after she gawked at the size of his package. He even ate her out before she blew him, followed by him oiling up her ass to make it nice, shiny, and accessible. He then teased her with his cock before driving it deep inside her (remember that this was before she could handle anything) to the point where he stopped fucking her to say how good her pussy was. This carried on with some PTM (pussy to mouth) for some time before it was time to finish up. At that point, she sucked him off one last time to take his load to her face, notable in part because the size of his shaft was nearly as big around as her lower arm. Whew!
Scene Two: Please 6: Daniella Rush, the brunette located on the lower left hand corner of the front DVD cover in the black skirt jerking off both Lexington Steele and Nacho Vidal, was up next as Nacho worked her feet and Lex worked her crotch. The guys were appreciative of getting to work with the attractive lady, spending some time undressing and warming her up, before they had her orally satisfying their needs. She was a great cocksucker (I mean that as a compliment) and her ability to handle vaginal and anal sex was way ahead of her time as the men took turns tapping her three holes. This led to an oily DP where all three of them sweat up a storm. I liked how relative active she was when riding them, belying the common misconception that a gal can't move when getting DP'd. Lex coated her upper torso and head with semen at the end and Nacho gave her some male groin gravy to finish the scene off. Fans of taste testing will enjoy this one as will fans of Daniella.
Scene Three: New Girls 2: Jennifer Luv, the hotty on the upper middle of the front DVD cover, was up next when she was 18 in what was questionably her first scene in the business. She wore a neon pink mesh top and tiny blue jean shorts that rode the crack of her ass so very nicely, something that worked for the studly Lexington Steele too. She masturbated as she showed off her great body, with him massaging her body to a glossy sheen in order to warm her up. This worked better than he could've hoped for and she was soon sucking him off like she wanted all of him down her inexperienced throat. Obviously he was too large for her to do that but she wrapped her hands around his shaft to increase the friction and pleasure him more effectively. The manner in which she aggressively rode him was sweet too, although she was pushing her limits a lot to get most of him inside her tight pussy. It ended after a lot of screwing, with him rubbing out a load to her face. Whew!
Scene Four: Service Animals 1: Monica Sweetheart, the cutie on the lower middle of the front DVD cover, was up next as she posed on a pool table for a photographer while Lexington Steele and Wesley Pipes waited patiently. Her sexy outfit enhanced her look but she was already so hot looking that it was just icing on the cake. They fucked her mouth, pussy and ass; all in succession, to work over the gal as best they could although she did not do a DP and seemed to be pushing the limits of her anal capacity when they hammered away at that fine ass of hers. She wasn't very active during the anal because of how large Lex was but it was a decent scene of her in action from her early days in American porn. Her oral skills at the beginning and end of the scene were fine too, with the guys rubbing out loads to her face that left semen all over her before she left the room to clean up.
Scene Five: Service Animals 2: Calli Cox, the gal with bleached hair on the upper left hand corner of the front DVD cover and Seymore Butts regular Samantha Stylle, were up next in a scene from their past where they started off by cleaning Samantha's ass. The preparation aspects of such a scene are rarely covered very well in a movie, hardly ever making it to the BTS footage either, so this was kind of nice to watch. Lexington Steele was patient as he watched them get ready, forcing Calli to go outside to smoke a cigarette, where the gals started some lesbian loving to spite him. Lex joined them for some pole smoking, with Samantha doing her best to accommodate his rod in her mouth, before they went inside to give up the pussy too. Calli liked his dick inside her tight pussy but couldn't take all of it, leaving that for Samantha too. After several positions and taste tests, Samantha even took him anally but he was far larger than the Seymore she was used to back then and it was a challenge for her to handle his larger (far larger) cock as he pounded her in doggy. I believed her gasps for air as he drove it home, though I wish Calli had stayed involved with the process (she appeared to be as amazed as Samantha at the ability of the ass to stretch so far). There was some ATM and the scene ended with him jerking out a load to their faces with Calli taking the eye shot like a trooper.
Scene Six: Service Animals 7: Taylor St. Clare, the brunette seen on the upper right hand corner of the front DVD cover, was up last in a scene from long ago with both Lexington Steele and the talented Brandon Iron. Taylor was a superstar back in her heyday and this scene seemed to come around the time her decline was clear to all (in something of a comeback) but her 34-DD breasts and balloon popping skills aside, she was ready to take what they offered her; and they offered a lot! She playfully spanked Brandon with his belt (smacking him pretty hard too) before sucking off Lex. She seemed to prefer the daintier dick Brandon offered her but gave each some quality time in her mouth. She then had the belt around her neck to choke her with as the guys took turns tapping that well worn pussy. They got a shot at this too but it was when she was Lex-ized in her ass that she appeared to be going over the top. There was more of the abuse, including clothes pins on her nipples, but the two men covered her mouth and face with Lex going first to end the scene. She might've been past her prime but she was still a talented gal in regards to taking care of business.
Summary: Lexington "Hard As" Steele was not a perfect compilation of scenes from Joey's vault of goodies but it earned the right to be considered Recommended for the amount of footage (nearly three hours) and the fair technical qualities. Fans of Lexington Steele may know him from his own company's material but the footage that made him a superstar of porn initially came from other sources and no matter what else can be said about the man, he has one of the largest cocks in porn history (with the ability to use it well). I may not be black but even I can appreciate a super stud knocking booty with some of the best ladies the porn world provided him back in the days when he worked for Evil Angel. If you don't own the titles these scenes came from (heck, I don't and I'm a huge fan of Evil Angel), this would be a great way to get a lot of Lex to watch with plenty of skilled women who were equally, if not more, impressed with his abilities.
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