Dates of Production: 3/1/2007, 3/8/2007, 3/15/2007, 3/19/2007, 3/20/2007
Extra's: The two best extras were the 8:01 minute long Photoshoot and a 21:18 minute long Behind the Scenes features by Kristie Love and Michael Stefano. There really wasn't a lot of difference between the two except that the BTS had a little more sex and less of the still photography going on but most of the cast were catered to; especially Pinky, and allowed to showcase their best assets. The fun factor was a bit lower than average too as the gals seemed to be there for the obvious reason (money) with little of the playful banter going on as on some other BTS features I've watched of late. Still, it was well worth checking out a time or two as the tease factor was pretty high. There was also a pop shot compilation from the scenes, a photogallery, and a director's biography; the second side of the DVD cover showing other titles instead of more pictures.
Audio/Video Quality: Ass Almighty was presented in the usual 1.33:1 ratio full frame color as shot by director Michael Stefano for Red Light District/Lucky Luciano Productions. The lighting was generally good and that helped keep the grain, video noise, and other flaws to a minimum. The fleshtones were accurate and the camera work was generally good with the composition of the shots enhancing the ladies' looks most of the time. There were no compression artifacts or significant shadows to contend with so I found the picture appealing (as will most people that like solid, flat, lighting as RLD is generally known for providing) and acknowledge the duo on camera (Michael and Claudio) for doing a fine job. The audio was nothing special although encoded in 2.0 Dolby Digital English (in the usual 192 Kbps bitrate). The processing done in post production aside, the vocals were seemingly recorded in monaural and the music not a big factor so it wasn't a problem but it wasn't anything worth extra points either. In all, I wasn't surprised by the quality of the technical attributes of the movie but I wasn't expecting Michael to drop the ball either given the number of titles he has been making for various companies of late.
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Body of Review: Michael Stefano was one of the original founders of the infamous Red Light District/Platinum X Pictures consortium several years back and hundreds of releases later, his influence is still felt on the "back to basics" movement inside of gonzo porn as a result. His own titles under his Lucky Luciano Productions have not been as consistently solid as a few of his peers but he routinely manages to show a devotion to ass that I'm surprised has not been picked up by the king of the genre; John "Buttman" Stagliano. Michael's latest release is Ass Almighty; a showcase for black gals with curvy backsides with five scenes proving Michael and his pal Manuel were up to the task of showing the gals a great time. Keeping in mind that the quantity of ass never overpowered the quality the gals provided, the movie will please those of you wanting to see a lot of tease and fun fucking. If you're still interested, here's a quick look at the scenes by cast and action, noting that no condoms were used:
Scene One: Tia Sweets, a light skinned black gal with a bountiful behind, was up first in a small, shiny green bikini that did little to cover her various assets as director Michael Stefano admired her ass cheek control in the kitchen; the gal spread out on the marble countertop. Her DSL's were also appealing and her face was a highlight of the day as far as I was concerned, the cutie being built for comfort over speed by a wide margin. The plentiful tease impressed me as it ended with him savoring her ass crack, the face sitting coming after some heavy duty spanking. There was a nod to using her ass cheeks to masturbate with but he wanted to tap that silky smooth pussy of hers instead so he banged away as she passively enjoyed the action. When she was on top though, she really shined as she pounded herself on top of his cock, the guy lost in the delights of her rippling ass cheeks. This continued with some more ass worship by Michael and penetration before she gave up her ass to him. Her anal abilities were not nearly as passionate and energetic but she then displayed her oral talents that had been so relatively scarce until this part of the scene. He spent more time licking her ass and eventually rubbed out a load of population pudding on her awaiting face, the gal swallowing it down before some ending tease using her muscular control of her cheeks.
Scene Two: Pinky, a gal with neon pink hair and a huge ass, was up next as she played with Manuel Ferrara on the couch. Both men were infatuated with her ample sample, making Tia's ass pale by comparison as she showed her booty clap abilities that drove Manuel so crazy. I like my gals with a bit of meat but doubt I could handle a gal this well endowed, her fleshy figure decidedly bigger than most people in porn seem to prefer using in their scenes. Still, I thought that Manuel relished working with her as he gave her a tremendous amount of oral pleasure (front and back) as she giggled and appreciated the attention. She reciprocated as though savoring the taste of his meat wand, the gal taking some time to get used to riding him as actively as she could. Unlike some of the anal queens of the show, she proved to be just fine as she stuck with the vaginal action here, clinging tightly to the guy as she drilled herself on his cock in several positions. I'll be the first to admit that she had less face appeal than Tia but she was a good ride nonetheless and I doubt anyone watching her scenes ever forgets her name. The scene ended with him rubbing out a load by way of her ass cheeks; the semen shaken off by her continued tease closing out the scene.
Scene Three: Mya G., a gal that appeared almost an average of the previous ladies in terms of her looks and body shape (not as big as Pinky or as beautiful as Tia), was a healthy looking gal that found Michael Stefano appreciative of her physique. She had decent control over her ass cheek muscles too though Michael had no control over wanting to plant his face between them (and unlike many gals with a big booty, she was solid). The couch provided the perfect spot for the two to appreciate the talents of the other, Mya sitting on his face when requested and actively fucking when given the opportunity to work her vaginal muscles. She was no stranger to cock and it showed as she took what he had, the motion in her ocean a bit less in synchronization than the others of the show. Still, it was a pretty fair ride and without the miracles of wonder drugs, I doubt he would have been able to hold on so long given her enthusiastic approach. The scene ended with him jerking off onto her ass cheeks; not the best of the batch but pretty good with modest replay value.
Scene Four: Raven Sky, a gal a bit darker than the others wearing red fishnets and a matching bikini outfit, was up next as she sat on the head (not face, at least initially) of Manuel Ferrara in the living room. She had a moderately lean figure aside from her chunky ass (chunky in a good way of course) and teeth looking much like the others in the cast, but her fun factor abilities were actually pretty high in my estimation. The scene seemed formulaic compared to the others in how the oral by both of them and ass antics led to some powerful vaginal screwing but I can't stress enough that while it was predictable, it was never boring or limited in terms of heat. She was active at bouncing on cock, did not shy away from the ending facial, and served as a warm scene to compliment the others; even if never achieving the same level as a couple of them did for me.
Scene Five: Angel Eyes, a gal with looser ass cheeks than a few of her associates but a beautiful face (and great teeth covering her fine DSL's), closed out the show in a scene with Michael Stefano. She was the darkest gal of the movie and appeared to embody the saying: "The darker the meat, the sweeter the juice". Her sexually aggressive attitude made her stand out too; showing an almost royal appreciation for Michael's ass worshipping dynamic. The face sitting and other rimming that he did to her was pleasing and I believed her pussy got wet by the time he was finished going down on her. The blowjob was enthusiastic and her riding handled pretty solid, the dirty talk going off the scale as she pumped on his rod in a breathless state of mind. She left on her blue fishnet top as she worked him over, ending the scene in a vaginal creampie that seemed authentic (the camera did not pan away and there were no edits); her tightness evident by the sheer size of the wad running out of her before the closing credits rolled.
Summary: Ass Almighty by director Michael Stefano for Red Light District/Lucky Luciano Productions was a title ass fans will love for all it offered up. It could have had more polishing up in the editing and some more extras to flesh out the DVD like the asses the gals' possessed but the amount of fuck for the buck, replay value, and strokability were all off the charts so I rated it as Highly Recommended. I may not be a huge fan of the all the ladies in the cast but I'd be crazy to deny how skilled they were or how genetically blessed they proved to be so if you enjoy this type of action, give Ass Almighty a look and you'll be busy for a long, hard, time.
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