Cast: Lindsay Kay, Aubrey Addams, Mark Wood, Velicity Von, John Strong, Ashley Jensen, Mr. Pete, Tory Lane, Annette Schwartz
Length: 137.5 minutes
Dates of Production: 8/12/2006, 8/15/2006, 8/29/2006, 8/30/2006
Extra's: The best extra, as usual, was the 17.5 minute long Behind the Scenes feature where the ladies posed for the stills used in the photogallery, showed some extra nudity, and had a bit more sex in some cases. Not all of the ladies were given much air time here but it still added some value. Aside from the mentioned photogallery, there was also a cum shot recap, and a double sided DVD cover.
Audio/Video Quality: The Good, The Bad, & The Slutty was presented in the same 1.33:1 ratio full frame color it was shot in by director Juan Cuba for Platinum X Pictures. I'm familiar with his work at Platinum X Pictures as a behind the scenes guy and his skills as a full fledged director at various companies has been getting pretty good, even if the rough edges were slow to disappear. The lighting better than average and this cleared up some issues with grain, video noise, and shadows, meaning he did a reasonably good job overall in presenting a solid set of visuals. The composition of the shots seemed to enhance the look of most of the ladies, showing more improvement than any other aspect of his previous works. There were no compression artifacts so even the mastering of the DVD was handled well and some of you will appreciate the lack of the formerly displayed watermark of the company logo in the lower right hand corner of the screen during the show. The 2.0 Dolby Digital stereo was in English but the actual audio appeared to be shot in monaural with the processing added later on (in the mastering part of the process). The vocals were generally clear but lacked any separation or dynamic range so this is an area that Juan needs to work more on (just like most of his associates in the industry).
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Body of Review: Juan Cuba was once a production assistant/mope squad member in porn but soon worked his way up to director for Platinum X Pictures and related companies. I always liked his BTS work so this was a natural extension of his skills, picking up tips from some of the industry leaders he worked with over the years. His latest turn at the helm was The Good, The Bad, & The Slutty, a selection of four lengthy scenes that had some role playing action and varied settings (like in an adult store) that really added to the fun but not nearly as much as the choices in casting did. If you like hardcore action, you're going to love this one since most of the sex was balls to the wall in how it was shot and performed. Here's a look at the scenes by cast and action, noting that no condoms were used at all:
Scene One: Shopping For Porn: Lindsay Kay, a brunette wearing see through clothes and a thong, was up first as she browsed the aisles of a porn store; presumably looking for something I gave a good rating to. Mark Wood was hanging out looking too, giving her the old up down until he met with her in the dark arcade section in the back. He licked her ass and she dropped to her knees to blow him, a scenario many of us have probably had that frequent such stores. It was a solid hummer with some POV angles added in, soon altered to find Aubrey Addams, with a schoolgirl outfit, a ball gag, and a blindfold on as she was captive on her knees. Lindsay took charge of her to make her suck off Mark, the gals alternating oral on him before he started hammering away at Aubrey's cookie. The gal's ass was perfect and her face angelic, making the depravity of the situation even more stunning as Lindsay spanked her while diddling herself. The lighting had thankfully been turned up to accommodate the shoot and Lindsay got a pounding before they went to the main display floor of the store to continue screwing with some choking added in for good measure. Aubrey took the mouth pop, cumswapped it with Lindsay, and took it back to swallow as a finishing touch. They had chemistry and energy, making it a fine opening scene.
Scene Two: Therapy Session With Dr. Cuba: Velicity Von, a curvy cutie known for getting hiccups (see the BTS feature), was up next on the couch of Juan in the living room as a scenario was established that she was undergoing treatment by him. John Strong was mentioned as the man she was fixated on, leading to a scene with the two set up with her being treated like a whore. John was introduced as a professional sex surrogate, used to work through her problem in order to save her marriage. I haven't seen a lot of abuse porn from John but he fulfilled the role fairly well here, getting her on her knees and jamming his cock in her mouth as though she were meant to service him. She did this very well in fact, attacking his cock orally like a champion until it was time to take him vaginally in a similar manner. He pounded away at her pussy and she sucked his ass in return, soon receiving his cock anally on the staircase as she held her ass cheeks apart. She squealed in delight and rimmed him some more, boning all over the house until he rubbed out a load to her mouth. This completed her and she left breathless thanks to the passion, chemistry, and heat of the scene.
Scene Three: I Can Hear My Stepmother Fucking in the Bedroom: Ashley Jensen, a sweet looking blonde wearing a white tank top and red panties, was up next as she diddled herself while listening to the screwing going on in the next room. The uncredited woman playing the stepmom was a BBW and as soon as she left, Ashley was tearing into her box of toys in the bedroom (albeit, toys that must have belonged to someone else). Mr. Pete came over and liked the red fishnet top and tiny PVC shorts, leading to the couple getting busy with some enthusiastic oral performed on his cock and him returning the oral on her when she sat up on the kitchen counter. They screwed pretty hard vaginally in the kitchen and the sitting room, him doing much of the work but her adding in some passionate moaning and yelling too. It ended when she worked his load out onto her face by the weirdly colored pool table. It wasn't as good as the previous two scenes but it was still better than a filler scene.
Scene Four: 5 O'Clock Fuck: Tory Lane, the brunette on the front cover in her dark clothing, was up last as a dominant seeking fulfillment from Juan; teasing him as she bent over and treated him like a worm. Annette Schwartz, the blonde on the front cover in her outfit, was gagged and bound on the game room floor as Tory licked her and made it clear would be her slave as her horsetail anal probe stuck high in the air. The role playing scene established, the ladies used various tricks and toys on each other to warm up, with lots of variations for the kinky out there. This was when John Strong and Mr. Pete joined in to assist, having the ladies do a little oral competition of sorts and switching out partners before the men started nailing them hard as they pleased. The ladies were loud and seemed to like what was going on, with salad tossing, taste testing, and other tricks tossed in on the whim of those involved. There was a lot of anal and even some inflatable butt pug action, the guys never letting up on the ladies as they finished with some facial pops that were cumswapped and swallowed. Whew!
Summary: The Good, The Bad, & The Slutty by director Juan Cuba for Platinum X Pictures may seem shorter because it only had four scenes but each of them allowed the cast to fully explore lots of extra kink and that seemed like a good idea given the wonderful cast. The technical values were decent, the extras okay, and the meat puppets alright but the heat, chemistry, and stroke value of the ladies translated into a lot of fuck for the buck, making the movie well worth a rating of Recommended or better depending on what you enjoy. In large part, this provided The Good, The Bad, & The Slutty with the kind of replay value that some fans thought had left the company along with many of its former directors. Thankfully, they have a new generation of directors to take over; a generation willing to provide quality entertainment that fans will appreciate.
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