Cast: Marquetta Jewel, Kurt Lockwood, Tiffany Taylor, Jerry, Georgia Peach, Tyla Wynn, Scott Nails, Hillary Scott, Mark Wood, Brian Surewood
Length: 154 minutes
Date of Production: 10/19/2005
Extras: The best extra was easily the 35 minute long Behind the Scenes feature. There was a lot of sex, some of the preparation for the scenes, and a bit of humor worth checking out. There was a photogallery and trailers to shows like Obedience School, Black Up In Ya, Cheek Freaks, and Short & Sleazy; along with a true double sided DVD cover.
Audio/Video Quality: Twisted Youth was presented in an anamorphic widescreen color with a 1.85:1 ratio as shot by director Van Styles for distribution by Pulse Pictures. The lighting was handled well enough although there were times when the light pouring in through the windows should've been compensated for better. In all, the lighting minimized the grain and other visual defects gonzo tends to be known for, showing some care as the ladies were lit to accentuate their strengths. The composition of the scenes was handled similarly, showing Van tried his best to enhance their looks to the fullest extent possible, succeeding most of the time. There were a few compression artifacts observed but not so many that I'd lower the rating over them. In all, the visual elements worked well for the scenes. The audio was presented in the usual 2.0 Dolby Digital stereo in English, lacking any separation between the vocals but also not being so dependent on the music which was generic most of the time (employed during the tease footage).
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Body of Review: Having picked up a few titles from Pulse Pictures this week to review, I noticed that each director seemed to be offering up better looking material than I had seen from them before. I know some reviewers on other websites don't care about the technical qualities (given what they write about) but for me, such matters are essential in all but the most narrowly defined niche genres (reviewing mainstream stuff puts me in that position more than those who concentrate on the "good enough" qualities of modern, disposable porn). The latest of these flicks is by Van Styles in the form of Twisted Youth, a tribute to a number of gals that are still fairly young (though not all in their teens when the scenes were reportedly shot). They were definitely twisted however as Van's crew put them threw their paces, including a wealth of positions and depraved sex like anal and double penetrations. That said, here's a quick look at the scenes by cast and action, noting that no condoms were used:
Scene One: Marquetta Jewel, the lovely brunette hotty on the lower left hand corner of the front DVD cover who was very well received at the 2006 AEE Show, was walking along the roadway when the guys, including sexual commodity Kurt Lockwood, gave her a ride. They parked in a nearby lot and offered her a chance at stardom by working with little Kurt, admittedly not the best choice for a newbie but he's proven himself to be adequate on camera. They went at it in the back seat of the SUV as he started taking off her clothes, rubbing her panty covered pussy to ready her for the action. She was a bit over the top with the vocals but her oral skills have been getting better all the time, with Kurt choking her as she jerked off "little Kurt" in a sloppy manner. She blew him some more and then after driving around, they were next up on the couch with her actively riding him in her tight pussy. He may not be large but he was just what she needed to show she had more skill with a meat pipe than some of her previous scenes have displayed. She still has some of her baby fat and fans of gals with some extra cushion will find her to be a doll as her all natural body served as Kurt's cock socket. It ended when he jerked out a large load (especially for him) onto her face and neck, ending a solid opening scene for the movie.
Scene Two: Tiffany Taylor, the very cute brunette on the upper right hand side of the front DVD cover, was up next as she teased the camera in her purple mesh top and other lingerie. She's the opposite of Jewel with a skinny body that will appeal more to some of you than me but I can't deny that her face was appealing to me. There was no scenario this time as she walked over to Jerry and sat on her face as she slowly worked him over orally. This modified 69 had some visual merit although I didn't like the light pouring in from the windows (reminding me of some of Bryan Xin's works). The chair they used looked very uncomfortable but she never showed it as she focused exclusively on his dick in her mouth, proving her to be quite an oral princess. She wasn't the most enthusiastic vaginal fuck of the week either but she did show more energy than many more established gals, always looking for the perfect position with which to get off on with her partner here. It ended as expected with him jerking off to her face (and all over the place too) and her giving him some post coital head.
Scene Three: Georgia Peach, the blonde on the upper left hand corner of the front DVD cover with the admittedly ample sample, was up next in a scene with the diminutive Kurt Lockwood after she walked all over the parking lot of the mall looking for someone. Her spray painted shirt said "potty mouth" and Van convinced her to flash his camera more than a few times outside before she checked out his van (with him making a sly comment about "junk in the back" of the vehicle). She didn't look like she was 20 years old but fans of fleshy gals with looks outside the glamour of the big companies will find her a breath of fresh air. Kurt joined them after a call with the two meeting at the house in the living room. Kurt was aggressive with her, grabbing her neck as though he was taking charge and feeling her up before some slapping. Her oral skills were not lacking as she masturbated while inhaling his average sized dick in her mouth. They screwed well enough but I didn't get a sense of passion or chemistry so much as the couple performing on camera, with him fingering her ass as she rode his cock vaginally. They did anal of course but she acted like she'd never done it before (and he's not that large) so this weakened the scene for me a bit but she is decidedly different than many of her peers in terms of the audience she appeals to so I cut her some slack. The facial wasn't bad and done from the kneeling position with some post coital sucking.
Scene Four: Tyla Wynn, the gal in white on the middle of the left hand side sucking a large, multi-colored lollipop, was up next as she kicked back in the ergonomic chair with her sucker. The fishnet top gave a nice view and she was skilled at teasing with her tongue as she licked the candy repeatedly to an appreciative camera, eventually going for some real meat in the form of Scott Nails. He had his POW look this time, kicking back as she sucked him toyed with his cock in her mouth. This led to some vaginal penetration for a few minutes but fans know she prefers it in the ass so it was no surprise when she traded holes to get him nailing her hard. They boned anally in a number of positions with her doing some ATM to keep him clean. There were times when she really seemed on fire with him inside her though for all her continuous dirty talk, I got the impression that she was not into each of the positions they worked in. It ended with the facial that coated her more than a little bit, in a scene I liked more than usual (she's not my type).
Scene Five: Hillary Scott, one of the hardest working gals in porn last year and award winning performer due to it, was up last as she teased the camera to the thumping beat. She's the gal featured on the lower right hand corner of the DVD cover and there was no doubt that Van favored her above all the others. The tease footage lasted a bit and she began to masturbate as she told Van she was going to seduce a couple of guys, with them turning out to be Mark Wood and Brian Surewood. The face fucking came next as they slammed their dicks inside her mouth while she bounced back and forth between them. It wasn't the most skillful oral I've seen this week but she did have energy in spades as she prepared them to fuck her lean, lithe body. The men took turns with her pussy first before Mark did the honors of opening up her ass and they both ripped into her repeatedly after that. There was a lot of ATM and the guys even gave her a DP before unleashing their seed inside her mouth. She gargled the semen in her mouth before swallowing and the overall quality of the action was likely the reason why she was featured on the cover.
Summary: Twisted Youth was worth a rating of Recommended for me thanks in large part to the wealth of skilled performers that combined youth and talent as well as a positive attitude for cock. The fuck for the buck was enhanced by some solid tease footage, with a very appealing BTS feature adding in lots of hardcore fun to the mix. If you really like several of the gals, the rating should be adjusted up a notch but the technical matters and diversity of the scenes provided some good replay value for me, making this one a reasonable choice to appreciate. I haven't seen enough of director Van Styles' work to say whether or not he's going to make it big but if Twisted Youth is any indication, he has a lot to offer the world of porn so keep an eye out on him in the future.
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