Cast: Ashley Jensen, Brother Love, Ashlynn Brooke, Justice Young, Maya Hills, Donny Long, Cassandra Cruz, Lana Croft
Non-sex roles by "Jennifer" (who looked like quite a little hotty, reminding me of a cutie working at Shane's World...hmmmmmmmm) and Jew Hefner
Length: 156:01 minutes
Dates of Production: 6/17/2006, 8/19/2006, 11/18/2006, 2/17/2007, 3/3/2007
Extra's: The best extra was the 36:02 minute scene from Busty College Coeds 3 between Kaylee Sanchez and Brother Love. It started out with the crew picking her up in public and continued into the living room, thankfully without the ball torture Brother likes so much. There was also a double sided DVD cover, a pick your pleasure menu, and a trailer for Fuck For Dollars 1.
Audio/Video Quality: Fuck For Dollars #4 was presented in the usual 1.33:1 ratio full frame color as shot by director Eddie Powell (with help from Brother Love) for Greedy/New Sensations. This was the latest follow up to the previous releases under the new label and served to spotlight Eddie's skills fairly well; with a lot of unpolished looking visuals used to add to the theme of the movie (a reality show). The lighting was fair to moderate, minimizing the grain and video noise in large part, with the compositional matters being in need of some editing and better camerawork (the bitrate all over the place but looking to stay in the 4 Mbps area most of all). The fleshtones were slightly washed out in some scenes but in fairness to the movie, the theme wouldn't have worked as well if it looked crisp and clear. I had mixed feelings about the amount of camera movement used during some of the scenes too, sometimes working better with the dynamic than others. The audio was presented in 2.0 Dolby Digital English (at 192 Kbps) with no separation, minimal music and nothing to detract or add to the sex in large part. Some whispering could be heard at times but it wasn't all that bad or frequent, lending an air to the gonzo format.
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Body of Review: Eddie Powell has been one of the newer voices in porn trying new things with his work for Greedy/New Sensations. As a fan of features and high end production values myself, his brand of reality TV styled gonzo is almost exactly opposite of what I look for most of the time yet his work has impressed me for the levels of fun, playfulness, and ability to come across as at least sort of real; unlike many of his peers that churn out generic crap all too often. His latest release is Fuck For Dollars #4, the sequel to Fuck For Dollars 3, where he and the crew picked up strangers to have sex for money on their website. The cover put it like this: "Some girls will do anything for a buck and yes that means they're going to fuck. So Eddie Powell and the Greedy crew are cruisin the streets of fuckville to find the hottest pieces of ass. To fuck and have it taped. It's real girls doing real nasty things and take our word for it ... what a difference a dollar makes." In all, the idea that the scenes were truly real is obviously not realistic to believe but the acting by the cast and crew at least provided the dynamic in a believable manner, much like the semi-scripted titles from Shane's World I adore so often. Here's a quick look at the scenes by cast and action, noting that no condoms were used:
Scene One: Ashley Jensen, an all natural and fetching blonde with Wolfen teeth, succumbed to the series dynamic after playing some Wii games with Brother Love. Jew kept the cash flowing so Ashley kept the clothing falling off, doing so as she kicked Brother's ass at the game they played. She then masturbated for dough and began working his cock orally, showing a measure of skill at giving blowjobs before he began boning her sweet little pussy in the living room. She was not the most active cock rider of the series but she proved to be flexible and with looks like hers, expecting too much of her would be a folly. Fans of gals making limited moans and comments will also have much to like here over the gals that sound like they are giving over the top canned porn comments, the ending wad of population pudding gracing her lovely face at the close for the bargain price of $560.
Scene Two: Ashlynn Brooke, the beauty seen on the front cover (and showcased in a recent Blue Room Column), was up next as she was picked up at the bus stop by Justice Young, Jew, and our favorite cameraman. The victim of a crime, the guys felt for her and showed her the path to financial rewards, laying off the public nudity as they discussed various topics in the SUV on the way to the house. The dynamic ensued and she was handed bill after bill of good old American money, showing her perky assets on the couch with moper Justice before slobbing his knob. Unlike a few gals in the series, she seemed very playful and enthusiastic, his balls holding particular sway for her oral talents as she worked them and his shaft over nicely. The camera was a bit shaky at times but that lent an air of authenticity to the reality TV aspect of the show; something I'd be less approving of if it happened with a different genre or by one of the bigger name directors in contemporary porn. Ashlynn was only moderately active at riding cock, mostly when on top of him too, but this was another case of the physical appeal outweighing some of the passion other gals seem more willing to add to their scenes. They worked it in several positions of vaginal sex and he choked her a little but she did PTM with a flare and took the facial easily; waving her indeterminate wad of cash received at the end of the scene.
Scene Three: Maya Hills, the cute Russian-American back from retirement, applying her exotic looks to making some dough after the crew picked her up jogging. I've found her to be a very talented performer of late and while she may not be the generic porn performer type of glam-gal, she offers up a mixture of fun that boosts the value of her scenes in almost all cases. After they took her back home, the money flowed freely as she peeled off her clothing, reminding me of a female friend of mine that visited last week to Casa del Don Houston (though technically, my gal pal wasn't doing so for money so much as a nice dinner and promise that I'd clean my place up; making me long for the cash dynamic instead). Donny Long was her partner here and when the level of money was enough, she suffered for her art by sucking him off; the guy apparently not on her short list of preferred guys to work with. Still, she had fun with the scene and it translated nicely as she worked him over, Hef getting in the way a bit too often but never to the point where I sped through his parts (he was the comic relief part of the scene). The scene was vaginal only (a surprising fact considering her other work of late) and the lighting seemed to change midway through the scene when she got over the top in her vocals; Donny sporting a chubby that was rarely fully erect as he plowed her fertile field. He rubbed out a facial that coated her mouth area to close things out and while this was far from her best work, earning her $1000 before she jogged on the treadmill to finish up in the nude.
Scene Four: Cassandra Cruz, selling roses on the street corner, was employed by Jew to de-virginize Brother Love after the guy built Brother up as a loser that had never been laid. Initially offering her a mere $70 (balking at the price even then), he upped the rate until it was more in line with the New Yorker's sensibilities with a few comments about Jews in general coming off as forced. I like exotic Latina types and her mixed heritage wasn't bad; giving her a gal next door look that worked for her here more than usual. They drove along the roadway as they negotiated the terms, arriving at the house where her firm fanny looked good in those tight jeans of hers. Brother's cock wasn't all that big here (she easily handled it in her mouth, hand, and cookie) since she wasn't a tiny gal but her skill level was such that she gave him the attention she would a well endowed stud as she sucked and rode him with a lot of enthusiasm. I was kind of surprised that she was one of the best performers of the show in that sense, even giving him some ball smacking as he gets into before swallowing the semen down handily. I liked her junk in the trunk and it was definitely a good bit of work by both of them.
Scene Five: Lana Croft, a cute Asian gal wearing a pink top as she sat at a table in an outdoor café sipping her drink. She was frustrated at being broke and not getting any good job offers, mentioning that she stripped for cash to make ends meet. Donny Long and the crew worked her over verbally as they tried to get her interested, the money doing it and the scene showing her in their living room without any of the roadhead I liked about previous volumes of the show. It took her awhile to get into the sex but his semi-hard cock worked for her and the couple got sweaty as they did each other over. She was largely passive in the vaginal riding parts of the scene but her all natural body was looking good as they bumped uglies. Her vocals were over the top but fans will find her appealing as she did seem to appear into the action, taking his load onto her abdomen in the process of the finish.
Summary: Fuck For Dollars #4 by director Eddie Powell (with help from Brother Love) for Greedy/New Sensations was almost a breakthrough title in the series for me due to the quality of the cast but a few scenes weren't as good as needed so it still earned a rating of Recommended. That's a solid score considering the sheer volume of titles gracing the market these days (most of which I pass on reviewing as they are a waste of time, never mind my seed) and like Fuck For Dollars 3, Fuck For Dollars #4 had a lot to enjoy. The beauty of the cast managed to set this one a notch above normal and I applaud the decision to make the series better by trying new things, like the introduction of non-sex cast members like Jew Hefner to try and elevate the comedy levels.
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