Cast: Annette Schwarz, Steve Holmes, Marie Luv, Tim Von Swine, Lela Star, Sean Michaels, Chelsie Rae, Mr. Marcus, Sledge Hammer, Sean Michaels, Tee Reel, Lefty Larue, Lee Bangs, Tony Eveready, Arnold Schwartzenpecker, Tone Capone, Natasha Nice, Mike Hash, Dick Nasty, Suave, Alias
Cameos by Erik Everhard, Kyle Stone
Length: 272:32 minutes
Date of Production: 3/22/2007
Extra's: The only decent extra this time was the 17:56 minute Behind the Scenes feature. There was more sex and some minor interview footage but it added to the fun, even if it did not keep up the fašade of the "fight" the movie used to propel the thematic elements. There was a lengthy photogallery and a pop shot recap too but no trailers, no extra scenes, and thankfully, the main movie was one of Mike's lengthiest to make up for it.
Audio/Video Quality: Racial Tension 2 was presented in 1.85:1 anamorphic widescreen as originally shot by director Mike John for distribution by his friend's company, Jules Jordan Video. The lighting was presented in a very pleasing manner that lit up the action in the scenes very well, limiting the grain and video noise a lot, and I appreciate that the anamorphic processing was employed on the scenes for those of us in the growing legion of HD and widescreen TV's to appreciate. There were a few scenes where things weren't quite as good but that was almost certainly due to the skill level of the talent given Mike's manner of coaxing out fine performances from almost everyone but the same could be said of the lighting that wasn't always perfect either. So, in the scenes where the lighting was flat and stronger; the picture was good and the minor tint or other issues were decidedly not worth worrying about. The grain and video noise were both lots better than usual; marking a positive visual improvement by Mike (helped by Tim's camerawork I'm sure) that was complimented by the compositional work he offered up that repeatedly enhanced the look of the cast. There were no noticed compression artifacts (the bitrate hovered around mid 6 Mbps) and while the picture wasn't the best gonzo I've seen from the director, the technical matters never hampered the heat. I still wonder what future releases using one of the true high definition formats (Blu-Ray or HD-DVD) will do for the quality of the picture given his recent improvements over past works though. The audio was presented in a 2.0 Dolby Digital English offering in 192 Kbps bitrate that had some separation in terms of the vocals (there was some potential to do more here too but I'm not greedy with improvements). The dynamic range was also kind of generic, an area that seemed slightly better than previous efforts and an area that Mike could easily improve to make best use of the great many home theatres in the hands of porn fans everywhere.
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Body of Review: Mike John is considered by many people to provide the best point of view (POV) gonzo available at this time. When he left RLD, there was speculation that he would leave the industry for good but thankfully, he wound up with a distribution deal with Jules Jordan Video; tentatively shooting some of his best works ever as a result. His latest release by the company is Racial Tension 2: Special Edition, the sequel to Racial Tension 1 where Tim Von Swine and Sean Michaels engaged in a series of one-upmanship with each other; providing some humor to go with a lot of heated sex scenes. There was little of the abuse porn currently popular in the industry but some of the ladies liked it rough, a stellar cast of coochy populating the porn palace of perverts as they spent the vast majority of the show offering up interracial sex for the fans. If that interests you, here's a quick look at the scenes by cast and action, noting that the men weren't identified and no condoms were used:
Scene One: Annette Schwarz, the German anal queen bent over on the upper right hand corner of the front cover, was up first in bed with Steve Holmes. I'm not exactly sure why a white on white scene was the opener for the movie but given her previous performances, I wasn't about to start complaining. He was fixing to leave the bed when she gave him an incentive to stick around (pun intended), sucking and jerking him off with tremendous enthusiasm. There was some 69, salad tossing, and straight to anal action as well, the choking and slapping giving the scene a rougher edge with the caveat that she appeared to enjoy herself. That led to ATM and her losing her breath as she deepthroated him, the aggressive riding style she employed making it a fine way to start a show. I wasn't keen on him stepping on her head but she didn't seem to mind that either, making me wary but accepting her own depraved tastes just the same. The anal led to him dumping a load of population pudding inside her mouth for swallowing, the minor theme about the feud between Von Swine and Michaels touched on after that.
Scene Two: Marie Luv, the lean, leggy black gal seen on the upper middle of the front DVD cover, was up next as she took on both Steve Holmes and Tim Von Swine. This scene was at least a true interracial given their backgrounds; Tim picking up his ID and getting some shots of her in her red bikini (closer to a few pieces of string actually). As expected, she was sucking Steve's cock in no time, slobbing his knob with gusto as she worked him over in as messy a manner as possible before he got a taste of the lean hotty in return on the bed where they were shooting the scene. She proved to be more active riding his cock in her ass than pussy, offering up the dirty talk as best she could in return. The taste testing was solid and she gave up some salad tossing as well; the basic dynamic being that they focused as much on oral antics as the penetrative footage. The first part of the scene ended when he rubbed out his load into her mouth for swallowing; Tim getting in on the action afterwards. That part of the scene was a point of view (POV) blowjob showing him lasting about as long as I would have, the gal coming across as too lean for my tastes but proving once again to be a superior oralist.
Scene Three: Lela Star, the skinny gal with multi-colored hair as seen on the upper middle of the right hand side of the cover, was up next as she showed off her round rump to Sean Michaels. I liked the slow tease building up some heat; following the chemistry the previous scenes displayed making it better overall. She was playful and seductive at the same time, masturbating to get Sean extra excited (leading to him joining her as a result). He orally worked her over and that led to her reciprocating in a fine fashion; Lela proving to be able to handle a lot more cock than most ladies in porn seem able to do these days as a result. She took the majority of his shaft inside of her mouth, bringing tears to her eyes as she got him hard enough to drill her tight hole. It was clear that her pussy would need stretching to accommodate his length and girth, Lela driving herself onto his dick as if she were getting off for real (otherwise, providing a darned fine performance full of chemistry). When they eventually got around to her doing some head down, ass up vaginal, he went nearly balls deep inside of her, resulting in his rubbing out a big load to her face that she licked up as though appreciative of the taste.
Scene Four: Chelsie Rae, the sexy hotty in neon green, pink, and purple on the upper left hand side of the front cover, was up last on the first disc in a blowbang scene featuring Sledge Hammer, Sean Michaels, Tee Reel, Lefty Larue, Lee Bangs, Tony Eveready, Arnold Schwartzenpecker, and Tone Capone (I think that was all of them; keeping track when the director is too lazy to provide a cast list is a pain in the ass). The set up was a revenge fuck of sorts, talented stripper Chelsie giving the guys some lapdance love as the possibility of making some money for a happy ending arose. Her all natural chest and perfect pucker were enough to get them nearly as excited as she was (combining money and her love of black cock). Arnold must have been the honorary black man but she showed a preference for the brothers all the same. The men glazed her face and throat with their seed when Sean and Tee came in; resulting in Chelsie doing this new dynamic duo in a complete scene after complaining about her money. They worked her mouth, pussy, and ass with equal vigor; stretching her out with a heated DP before all was said and done. While she had been quite aggressive showing off her oral skills to the group, she was a better lay as far as I was concerned and ended the scene by demanding they bust their nuts on her face. It was a scene with some rough edges but a scene with tremendous replay value for me nonetheless. Whew!
Scene Five: Annette Schwarz, back again for a second heated scene, was kidnapped with Tim and while he was tied to a chair and beaten (in a funny manner), she serviced Mr. Marcus, Sledgehammer, Tony, Tone, and Lefty. Initially, she serviced Marcus and Sledge, finding them preferable to the lush known as Tim; sucking them off as they felt her up. She liked large black cock as much as she had enjoyed the big white cock in the movie's opening scene; deepthroating the men as she playfully gave them oral pleasure. It got messy in terms of how many streamers were present but she never let up in giving her mouth a total work out; jerking one while inhaling the other. That led to them banging her pussy and ass, culminating in a DP (with lots of taste testing) where she aggressively rode cock as though possessed; starting off the second disc as well as she did the first. Her pale white skin contrasted nicely against theirs too, her curvy form rippling as the men plugged her. She swallowed their spew and then went to work on the rest of the gang in a blow bang (with one man nearly fisting her and some head stomping going on), swallowing the multiple loads of semen easily as the men circled her. The craziest thing of the scene was where she encouraged them to dump a load on her eye, holding it open as the spew caused her to cry a bit.
Scene Six: Natasha Nice, the sexy brunette seen on the lower right hand corner of the front cover, was up next as she did Mr. Marcus; the funny plot device being how he impersonated Tim to get her over to his place. They engaged in small talk that led to sexually themed commentary, Marcus testing how open she was by putting on his best macking moves. She then had her hand in his lap as she kissed him, the duo getting bolder with each other until she was pulling out her titties for him to suck. She was then impressed by his big black cock, savoring the taste of his chocolate wand as she did her best to take it all in her mouth. There was some titty fucking too but her oral antics led to an active vaginal ride that she got into; her breasts swaying in time to the pounding he was giving her. In was actually one of the better one on one scenes of the movie when all was said and done, the gal swallowing his wad with ease as she tongued the tip and gave up some post coital sucking. Whew!
Scene Seven: Keeani Lei, the tiny gal featured on the lower left hand corner of the front cover, was up last as she got in the back seat with Steve Holmes. Tim handed her some money as she was working the streets, the gal going right to work on his meat pipe while Tim drove down the public street. He started to bang her too but they mostly waiting until getting back to the house to complete the sexual antics, Steve bending her over to tap her ass. He also ate her out but spent most of the time drilling her fanny as she rubbed herself silly. At that point, the gang of (mostly) black men from before, including Alias, Dick Nasty, Mike Hash, Suave, and all the regulars, joined in to really work her holes silly. The DP came right away and she screamed out how much they were pushing her limits, the gal not truly allowed to actively ride until getting back to sucking one off and taking another (but not as airtight as they initially made her lithe form). She ended up gargling their loads and belching them up, sucking up the resulting semen-flavored vomit from the carpet (ewww) to finish this round of one upsmanship between Sean and Tim.
Summary: Racial Tension 2 by director Mike John for distribution by Jules Jordan Video was clearly one of his best efforts to date, even if a few scenes seemed to jump the shark a bit. The amount of fuck for the buck, replay and stroke value, and attractive but skilled hotties all combined to make this one worthy of being Highly Recommended. In short, Racial Tension 2: Special Edition was even better than Racial Tension 1; leaving the door open to sequels where the theme of Tim and Sean getting back at one another could be more thoroughly explored. I would have enjoyed better extras, some cleaning up of the rough spots in the technical areas, and a proper cast list but fans are going to find this one well worth their time, money, and seed as they launch load after load over it.
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