Audio/Video Quality: Cheek Freaks 2 was presented in the original 1.33:1 ratio full frame color as shot by director Jazz Duro for release by Evil Angel as part of their Buttman Choice selection. I have really liked most of his work for them and was happy to pick this one up too, noting that the raw energy usually beats out the technical expertise by a wide margin (and Jazz had only dropped the ball significantly once or twice in the past; a solid track record these days). This time, the lighting was again a bit more off then usual with the camera angles often too heavily focused on POV action, even when it was clear that Jazz wasn't operating the equipment. I wasn't too keen on that approach being so common here as the angles did not favor the ladies when they were in action (it worked best for the admittedly pleasing tease portions). The fleshtones were tinted and the editing was weaker then usual, making me wonder if his assistant(s) took the day off when post production time came around. There were some compression artifacts and the bitrate for the video ranged from the mid 1 Mbps to the mid 2 Mbps (on the low side); resulting in mediocre visuals at times when the lighting wasn't quite right. The audio was presented in 2.0 Dolby Digital enhanced English (standard 192 Kbps bitrate) with the ladies typically using some dirty talk to elevate the heat of the scenes. The ladies seemed to shy away from too much dirty talk though, with the music and vocals sounding distinctly monaural but for the encoding signifying their stereo status.
Body of Review: Jazz Duro was once merely a meat puppet working for numerous companies until given the green light by the Evil Angel Empire as part of their Buttman Magazine Choice series proved he had the kind of ass devotion owner John Stagliano was looking for. Jazz's latest creation was a trio of lengthy scenes comprising Cheek Freaks 2, the sequel to Cheek Freaks 1 and no relation to Bryan Xin's Cheek Freaks 2. The idea of the series is to allow the ladies a lot of time to tease the camera in a playful manner, in effect seducing the viewer into their skillful anal antics that got really hardcore. This is not the kind of porn you tend to invite a new gal pal to watch unless she's given you ample hints (a stack of Buttman magazines on her bed table, a large collection of anal toys, including some completely worn out, and the gal picking it up in the video store asking why you haven't had the chance to review it all being reasonable clues) and make no mistake about it; this isn't couples porn for most people. That said, here's a quick look at the scenes by cast and action, noting that no condoms were used and it looked like everyone got off at least once:
Scene One: Dana DeArmond, the internet matron seen on the upper middle of the front DVD cover, wand cutie Lexi Love (standing closer to the upper left corner beside her; both grabbing their ass cheeks), were up first with aging lothario Mark Davis. Dana looked far younger than her years and Lexi was as cute as ever, both looking at the large anal toys Mark presented with a look of dread; Lexi getting an early start with a smaller device in her ass. Dana's milky white skin appeared to be alt-porn ready compared to Lexi's tan but I've found so much of her work to be satisfying that I was hoping this wouldn't be another dude performance. Thankfully, even the lesbian antics that started off the sex were pretty solid as Lexi sat on the gal's face; doing some ATM with the toy before gagging. This continued until it was time for the ladies to double team Mark's pipe, the messy knob slobbing showing the kind of enthusiasm you just can't buy from most contract gals these days. Lexi then grabbed some of the toys while Dana kept blowing Mark, picking the inflatable device to engage Dana's ass before they expanded to the other devices. Dana then picked the large dildo to work up Lexi's ass, both her and Mark changing it out to jam their hands inside of the gal (except for the thumb that is). Both gals actively rode the cock anally after that with more of the ATM and some minor rough action, the gals eventually getting his wad of population pudding to swap back and forth before swallowing. It was a very playful and heated scene to watch, lasting the better part of an hour for those keeping track.
Scene Two: Sandra Romain, arguably the reigning world anal queen these days thanks to her style, skill, and abilities with cock, was up next with Jazz Duro as she teased him from outside his window. He wouldn't let her in the house (silly boy!) and upon seeing her fine ass shaking on the rainy day, he capitulated and she walked in like she owned him. She may not be the prettiest gal in porn these days but her teasing and active sexuality were more than enough to compensate as she wiggled about in her black outfit (looked like leather and barely covered her). If you like tease before anal sex, she's a top pick by any standard though and she seductively gave him that wanton gaze of hers as she prepared to blow and ride his cock. She was also toy and ATM friendly as well; her body looking leaner than in some of her work last year as she proved that the obsession with flavor of the month teenagers is but one of the reasons the industry is losing sales so often. Jazz gave her some oral loving too, favoring the face sitting she engaged in on him as he beat his meat, her pussy getting tapped before the ass. I've seen her work larger cocks in the past but her over the top vocals gave the impression that she was pushing her limits, probably making him feel powerful in her cunning display of mental stamina. The foot fetish fans may even appreciate that they did some of that for them (not enough to bore me thankfully) and she appeared to climax while urinating as they masturbated each other on the floor (I wouldn't call it squirting when the color was yellow, sorry!). She finished him off by jerking and sucking him off, swallowing every drop she came across; but then she spit it out onto her body if that matters to you.
Scene Three: Annette Schwarz, a hot blonde German that has rapidly become one of the leading anal abuse queens in domestic porn, was up next with curvy black hotty Jada Fire (as featured on the lower half of the front cover bent over), were up last with Steve Holmes and Jazz Duro as the ladies showed Jazz the house. The gals favored wearing fishnet outfits; blue on Jada and black mesh on Annette but after some lesbian tease, the show really became pretty heated as a display of anal antics. Personally, one of the things I like about Jazz as a director is that he spends so much time on tease (there are others in the industry that do this too, including John Stagliano, Pat Myne, and Jules Jordan) so I was pleased that each of the scenes in the movie lasted about an hour; offering wonderfully lengthy tease sequences as a result. This time, the gals showcased their "big, juicy asses" very nicely, giving Jazz a true thrill. The other ladies in the movie had also done this but something about the way Jada and Annette interacted made them special (not necessarily better but definitely off the beaten track to coin a phrase). The lesbian work, the toys, the oral, and anal with ATM all seemed to be more of the same but the chemistry between them flowed freely and the passionate action by each of the quartet; Jazz limited behind the camera of course, made for a hardcore scene full of replay and heat that made even the previous two solid scenes to be merely good by comparison. Annette had to suck Steve's ass and Steve got in a lot of quality time with the ladies but even as it ended with Annette taking his load in her mouth to swallow (leaving Jada wanting some too); there was no doubt that this porn version of Ebony & Ivory was off the charts. Whew!
Summary: Cheek Freaks 2 by director Jazz Duro for release by Evil Angel was a gonzo title that you'll probably think is worth a rating of Highly Recommended for the levels of fuck for the buck, the heated pairings of passionate partners, and the amount of chemistry they all displayed as they worked each other over to the very best of their abilities. The technical aspects were not always the best and the extras were minimal but Cheek Freaks 2 surpassed even Cheek Freaks 1 in terms of replay and strokability factors; making it another winner on Jazz's resume. Good work!
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