Cast: Brooke Haven, Jenner, Sasha Knox, Lee Stone, Hannah Harper, Taryn Thomas, Van Damage, Mike Hash, Roger, Gia Paloma, Alex Sanders, Corey Bucks, Jay Lassiter, Annette Schwartz
Length: 163.5 minutes
Date of Production: 8/1/2006
Extra's: The best extra from my standpoint was the 20 minute Behind the Scenes feature by Ken that included much of the cast goofing off and either getting ready for their scenes or having some sex in between interviews. It was playful and fun but not all that it could have been (and I wished they added the names for everyone, not just a limited few). There was also a pop shot compilation from the scenes, some trailers, a photogallery, some spam and a true second side to the DVD cover.
Audio/Video Quality: Dementia 4 was presented in 1.85:1 ratio anamorphic widescreen color as shot by director Jim Powers for Sin City. It wasn't the best looking movie he's shot of late but it was well handled on technical levels with some of the lighting causing grain, video noise, and other minor issues. Part of this was thanks to the theme of the show; scenes done in dream sequences at night much of the time, but it was a step up from his last title in the series. I saw no compression artifacts and the flesh tones were accurate, making most of the scenes look relatively good by comparison to previous works of this type by Jim. The audio was presented in a 2.0 Dolby Digital English and sounded like an improvement over his last volume in the series, Dementia 3. The use of interesting music wasn't a problem but as expected, it was dubbed in later and as a result the rhythms weren't always quite in synch with the sex; thankfully though, the music wasn't a huge factor in the movie.
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Body of Review: Jim Powers has made all kinds of porn in recent years, shooting for a number of companies but often providing his best work for companies like Sin City. His latest release for them is Dementia 4, the thematic sequel to Dementia 3 and Dementia 2 that I reviewed previously. The idea of the series is to showcase women in a sort of feature atmosphere that is light on plot but heavy on sex, appealing to folks that like fetish attire and domination themes to be explored during the movie. As expected, there were some bright moments and some that weren't quite as well handled by the majority of time; I found the cast to be quite strokable and so will most others. There were no condoms used in the scenes and if this interests you so far, here's a look at the scenes by cast and action, noting that this wasn't the roughest sex I've watched in recent months for those that care:
Scene One: Brooke Haven, the curvy cutie, started off the sexual portion of the movie in the shower stall wrapped in a body bag that covered her from head to toe. She was freed from her prison by Jenner, who promptly started spilling hot candle wax on her, feeling her up in his weird raincoat and rubber gloves. All she had on was some neon pink mesh stockings and he didn't mind them as he fingered her ass and sucked her off, readying her for the cock that he would provide her. She was a great cocksucker and seemed to enthusiastically appreciate riding his rod in both her pussy and ass after slobbing his knob really well. The majority of the sex was anal though and she gave up some fine dirty talk as he plugged away with an increasing tempo. The scene ended too soon with him rubbing out a load to her mouth, her refusing to swallow it as expected.
Scene Two: Sasha Knox, a cute blonde with an innocent face, was up next as she masturbated by the metal railing in the large house. The camera work was actually very good here, even if a bit intrusive at times, with her stroking her labia nicely as the camera looked up at her from about knee level. This was followed by the massive Lee Stone finding her joining him in bed as Hannah, playing his wife, slept unknowingly beside them. Sasha's blue corset enhanced her look a lot and she attacked his meaty rod with vigor in the dreamy sequence that led him to joining her in the next room in bed where he ate her out, returning the oral favor like a gentleman. He did most of the work when they started bumping uglies but if anyone could get away with a passive screwing in this movie it was her and she did start to pump back on him in the anal that ended the scene. A gal pushing back during doggy is always a good thing, saving the scene from hitting one time load dropping status, resulting in his load going to her mouth for swallowing.
Scene Three: Hannah Harper, Taryn Thomas, and Van Damage, were up next in a depraved scene that began with Hannah sucking him off by the doorway in her see through blue nighty. She was then wrapped in clear cellophane from head to toe while Taryn, wearing a fetish styled dominatrix outfit, used a metal strap on dildo on her mouth. Van cut her open with a sharp knife, freeing body parts that he wanted to play with one at a time. The dynamic of freeing her physically to allow her to mentally be dominated was interesting, the couple using Hannah every which way but loose as a result. There was a lot of anal in the scene, with both ladies doing it as well as orally pleasing one another. As with most scenes, Hannah was clearly the focal point and allowed to do more, and do it better, but Taryn was no slouch either (sucking the cock out of Hannah's ass as well as anyone else could do). If you like kink, this scene had it in spades, resulting in a lot of replay and stroke value as well as an anal creampie in Taryn's ass for Hannah to suck out and swallow. Whew!
Scene Four: Hannah Harper, initially bound in a basement and clamped up like crazy, was soon back in reality as Mike Hash and Roger, both wearing hoods, were jerking off nearby. She had on one of those white jackets that tie the arms back as seen in mental wards everywhere (so I'm told, cough), slowly bucking back and forth to rub her pussy on the strap fitted around her crotch. Her mesh leggings looked cool but I would have rather had her actively sucking the men off and being nailed by them then see the two facials simply be dropped onto her as they were.
Scene Five: Gia Paloma, Sasha Knox, and Hannah Harper, were up next in fetish apparel for porn cops Alex Sanders, Corey Bucks, and Jay Lassiter, to use as they saw fit. This was another great scene that made up for the limitations of the weaker material of the movie, with Gia working an impossibly long clear dildo as Sasha was directed by Hannah to suck cock on the crowded staircase inside the house. Jay and Corey were on the initial receiving end of her oral skills but Alex was patient in awaiting his turn. The permutations of the pairings were tough to keep track of as it looked like Jim shot for the whole day and then randomly edited the material together with lesbian action, vaginal, anal, DP, and oral of all kinds taking place without a linear flow as in most fuck flicks. Gia seemed to be most appreciative to have real cocks driving deep inside her even if Sasha was the loudest of the three ladies. Hannah seemed to be largely in a holding pattern for much of the scene but she came around too; at least in a limited way. The strength of the scene was largely the result of Gia and Sasha doing anything that the men wanted, making it a winner of a scene even if it could have been better with more active participation by Hannah.
Scene Six: Annette Schwartz, in a hot looking, form fitting latex outfit, was up next with Hannah Harper in a blue outfit that looked similar, and the massive Lee Stone in a slave outfit that kept his cock from getting any friction. The initial tease was by Annette but the ladies teased each other and him with the gals getting Lee to eat them out during some face sitting. The ladies also did some oral on each other and his dick when they released it from the chastity belt protecting his virtue from their wanton ways, but the penetrative sex (both vaginal and anal with all the taste testing you could imagine) was the star of this scene too. The dirty talk was sadly minimal but the ladies seemed to be able to ride cock well enough as they attempted to catch their breath. I thought Lee was going to have a stroke the way he was huffing and puffing, turning red and sweaty as a result of the action, but the ladies shared the ending load and all was well with the world as the credits rolled soon after that.
Summary: Dementia 4 by Jim Powers for Sin City was better than Dementia 3 and lighter than Dementia 2 in terms of the depravity and strokability the sex offered but the fuck for the buck seemed to be well within the norm for a title I'd rate with a Recommended nonetheless. If you're looking for something that scratches the edges of acceptability for mainstream porn but also goes slightly too far by feature standards, Dementia 4 will likely get a rise out of you more than a few times, warranting it's value as a keeper. The ladies were a nice selection of hotties that are well known in porn these days with a solid combination of physical attractiveness and sexual skill, combining more often than not in such a way that you'll be happy in your raincoat picking up.
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