Cast: Sandra Romain, Alex Sanders, Annette Schwarz, Lee Stone, Maya Gates, Harley, Annie Cruz, Steve French, Lexi Love
Length: 152:22 minutes
Date of Production: 3/8/2007
Extra's: As expected, the best extra on the DVD was the 25:14 minute long Behind the Scenes feature that showcased the ladies and the production of the movie. There were some rough patches this time but it was fun to watch as I wrote up the main portions of the review. Jordan's female assistant joined him about half way through and provided some playful verbal banter with him about the ladies, the BTS adding some value for this fan to enjoy. There was also a photogallery and pop shot compilation from the scenes but the BTS was easily the best extra by far.
Audio/Video Quality: Butt Puppies was presented in the usual 1.33:1 ratio full frame color as originally shot by director Jordan Septo for release by Venom Digital. The lighting was solid in most cases and that led to limited amounts of grain and video noise compared to similar movies by other directors. The composition of the shots was virtually always favorable to the ladies, focusing on their strengths rather than minor flaws in most cases, and that added some measure of fun to the scenes here. The DVD was mastered well enough and I thought the visual elements worked very nicely generally speaking. The bitrate hovered around the 4.5 Mbps mark, typically just shy of it, for most of the movie and I saw no compression artifacts as a result. The 2.0 Dolby Digital English audio was slightly hollow in the limited setting of the couch in the living room in most cases. I could not always hear the vocals well enough for my tastes so they were sometimes a bit mixed in terms of quality but once the sex started, everything sounded fine. The audio had the standard bitrate of 192 Kbps and was about average in most ways.
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Body of Review: Jordan Septo has seemingly slowed down his production at Venom Digital lately but remains a force to be reckoned with given the manner in which he coaxes performances out of gals that are sometimes considered second tier. His latest release is Butt Puppies, a series of gonzo anal scenes using some of the top anal queens in the world having hardcore sex after some heated tease. The straightforward manner in which the scenes were shot lent itself to focusing all the glory on the women rather than the men or the directing style, a dynamic that more of his peers should consider given the amount of sales lost due to arty farty effects. In a sense, if you are looking for some "damned fine smut", this is a decent place to start given the cast and crew at work here. If you are still interested, here is a quick look at the scenes by cast and action, noting that no condoms were used:
Scene One: Sandra Romain, the Romanian anal queen so many consider the most extreme gal in her field of expertise, was up first as dressed in fetish attire while handcuffed to a pillar by the pool. Her outfit was the same as seen on the lower right hand corner of the front cover and while her make up was way too heavy for her, she enjoyed the banter with Jordan as they discussed what she wanted to do on that sunny day. When her leather shorts were peeled down to reveal the fishnet stockings, a furry paddle used to assist with the tease on her round rump. Once freed, she went inside to the purple couch where horned up Alex Sanders was waiting for her, the two getting reacquainted in the nicest of ways as they kissed and felt each other up. She dropped down to give him some fine head, slobbing his knob with enthusiasm and gusto while deepthroating him during the messy act. He reciprocated on her, concentrating largely on her ass as he ate away to give her pleasure, the throws of ecstasy coming across as a combination of real and fake. The penetrative sex started with vaginal where she became increasingly energetic before getting very vocal during the anal. Her head held low and ass held high, he pounded her hard in the backdoor as she demanded more and more of him; once on his lap getting even more into it until he rubbed out a load to her face. Sandra is always a good gal to start an anal movie with, this scene proving that idea more than a little bit.
Scene Two: Annette Schwarz, an anal queen from Germany that is another highly favored contender for top honors in the field, was up next as she teased the camera in her purple and black outfit as seen on the upper right hand corner of the front cover after bathing in the bathtub. She used toys and stretched her rectum with an anal plug (the kind with the tail attached) before crawling out to the living room under the direction of Jordan to meet the massive Lee Stone. Lee is one of the top male performers these days and a pleasant change for the third tier mope squad members that whine online at places like XPT, so it was good to see these two paired up for a change. She knew right away that he had a big cock and as a talented cock lover, this warmed her up a lot as she grabbed it out of his pants to aggressively inhale and jerk off. Of all the muscular men in porn, Lee is best suited for a gal like this that can take it all with a smile so he wasted no time in tapping that ass of hers, drilling her roughly while slapping her tits and pushing her legs back for better access. She obviously could not pump on his rod this way but she was up and running in no time as the sweaty couple switched positions, Lee jerking off a big load of population pudding to her face that she greedily lapped up and swallowed. Whew!
Scene Three: Maya Gates, the brunette featured on the lower middle of the front DVD cover, was up next as she showed off her cookie to Jordan while she stood precariously on the staircase. He helped her masturbate with a large pink toy; the gal taking over to satisfy herself before tattooed Harley joined in for some fun. I am not all that familiar with Maya's body of work but she took to his cock readily, gazing at the camera rather than concentrating on him during what was largely a mechanically driven scene. She was a skilled sex worker though and any lack of chemistry did not ruin the scene since he was striving to get off and she was as compliant as he needed her to be. Harley sucked her feet and crotch before boinking her cookie. She let him do most of the work during the penetration, especially during the anal, but as things progressed, she did show a few attempts to get more active; giving the impression that she liked the taste of her ass with some ATM, but also acting a bit wasted as she took what he offered. She did ride stronger during some later vaginal sex but nothing to warrant getting the prime spot on the front cover. The scene ended with a rubbed out facial and Maya providing some post coital sucking, though none of the swallowing expected of her this time.
Scene Four: Annie Cruz, the Asian anal queen better known for her water work displays, was up next as she paraded in her black & red thong on the staircase as seen on the upper left hand corner of the front cover. I'm not attracted to her but recognize that she provides some of the twisted kink needed in gonzo to keep the extreme fans happy; in this case doing her pissing routine as she almost fisted herself to oblivion (she stuck all four fingers inside herself, leaving out the thumb as expected). Once revved up and ready to go, she walked over to the couch where Steve French was waiting for her; the gal blowing him without a second thought while standing above him. The penetrative sex held no surprises as she was active but mechanically so for half the action. She did manage to elevate the scene a bit as she kept her attention largely on Steve, focusing on his thrusts before he gave her a genuine anal creampie that she shat out into a glass (she also pissed into it for disgusting effect) and swallowed the concoction down whole. Yikes!
Scene Five: Lexi Love, the all natural hotty as seen on the lower left hand corner of the front cover, was up last and compared to some of the earlier talent displayed in the movie, what hope did our American bred gal have of topping their acts? Thankfully, she was playful and showed no hesitation at anally masturbating, licking the toy clean between repeated uses for the camera. I wasn't too keen on her partner being Harley (who is the German equivalent of Kurt Lockwood in terms of weak performances) but she has long been established as a gal that can turn almost any scene around on her own strengths, regardless of who she was stuck with so I gave the scene a chance to work for me. The blowjob was messy with streamers and she never let up on it before he ate her ass and began boning her like he owned her anally. She aggressively rode him so well that he finished up pretty quickly too, busting a nut on her face before the credits rolled all too soon. It wasn't one of her best scenes but it was a good one so it ended the show on a high note.
Summary: Butt Puppies by director Jordan Septo for release by Venom Digital last month merited a rating of Recommended thanks to the casting, the heat generated by the cast, and the levels of fuck for the buck displayed with some solid replay value. There were some casting choices that did not work as well as others but the net effect of the way this one was put together was enough to earn the nod all the same. In short, Butt Puppies used the skill of all involved to make for some decent stroke value, the Behind the Scenes feature adding value to fans of the ladies, even if all of them did not get equal amounts of coverage. Jordan is still a director to keep an eye out for though I wonder if he might be in need of a double disc set like some of his peers have used so successfully to elevate his stature in recent years; the competition for consumer dollars getting tougher all the time.
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