Audio/Video Quality: East Coast Assault: Special Edition was presented in a non-anamorphic widescreen color presentation with an aspect ratio of about 1.78:1 as originally shot by director Jules Jordan for distribution by his own company, Jules Jordan Video. I prefer anamorphic scenes but the equipment needed to capture that kind of thing is probably heavier and less portable so I gave Jules a break this time on the matter. 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. 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 Jules' 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; something moderately unusual for a traveling POV show. There were no noticed compression artifacts and while the picture wasn't the best gonzo I've seen from the director (his cameraman lacks his skill so when Jules is in the scene, the quality goes down a bit), 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 (at 192 Kbps) offering that really didn't use any separation in terms of the vocals (there was some potential to do so here too). The dynamic range was also kind of generic, an area that seemed slightly better than previous efforts and an area that Jules could easily improve to make best use of the great many home theatres in the hands of porn fans everywhere.
Body of Review: Jules Jordan has been called a great many things by those in the industry over the years; some hail his genius and others suggest he is another flash in the pan. I was a latecomer to seeing what he offered that others attempt to imitate so often, finding his lengthy releases to be extremely well made once examined closely and often proving him to be well worth the accolades for his work at Jules Jordan Video. His movies tend to be longer and more powerful than most in the gonzo field yet he strives to try new things to keep his movies fresh, sometimes providing exceptionally solid titles and other times merely offering twice (or more) what his competitors provide by means of fuck for the buck. His latest title to make it to me is East Coast Assault: Special Edition, another double disc set that lasted for hours but rarely relied on filler scenes to provide lots of stroke value. This time, Jules and his pal Travis Knight went on a series of road trips along the east coast, even dipping into Canada a few times, in order to offer a smorgasbord of women for the consumer to appreciate. All but one of them worked for me and at nearly four hours, this was a great bargain as far as I was concerned. If you're still interested, here's a quick look at the scenes by cast and action, noting that no condoms were used:
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Scene One: New York City: Adrianna Nicole and Gia Paloma, the gals seen on the lower left hand corner of the front cover, were up first in the trip along the east coast. Starting at New York City made a lot of sense since so many performers hail from the area, the time of the year being somewhere around Christmas given their comments to Travis Knight and Jules about the lack of snow. Since there would not be a white Christmas thanks to the weather, Travis arranged for another kind of white to grace their curvy figures as the ladies were looking for a little fun once the guys picked them up. Travelogue porn can be fun, especially if the show takes place in your own neck of the woods rather than a generic porn set so the public flashing was appreciated by me, even though I haven't been in NYC for many years. The ladies helped secure a better price in the garage thanks to their public displays of affection, leading to some lesbian action as they all drove down the roadway. Both of these ladies is well versed in all forms of sex so the playful nature of the action included all that was expected and I was happy to see a horned up Travis get in on the action too. Road head on the driver in NYC is dangerous but Gia is an expert (don't try this at home) and while the camera work was a lot shakier than usual, Jules did a better job than I would have even before they went to the hotel room. The gals attacked him and each other orally, even tossing his salad a bit in the heated throws of passion, leading to some active screwing in both pussy and ass with more taste testing than you will see in lesser works. I wasn't keen on Adrianna's razor burn but the scene was otherwise a great starting point for the kind of depraved action that took place. The scene ended with Gia jerking out a load of population pudding into their mouths, the gals laughing at how much he came (truly making it a white Christmas). While I thought this one was over by that point, Jules Jordan went in the bathroom to check on their progress cleaning up, only to have the ladies orally assault him by teaming up for a hummer done in POV style. They also rimmed him a little bit but the emphasis was on the blowjob being powerfully given until he launched his load onto their faces for oral clean up; giving the nearly hour long scene the perfect ending. Whew!
Scene Two: Montreal: Kelly Summer, the all natural blond seen on the lower right hand corner of the front cover standing tall, was up next as Jules Jordan spotted her walking along the roadway during his vacation. Not speaking a word of the local language, he wanted to meet her as she walked along in her white crop top and short skirt; her legs going on forever as he rushed down to catch up to her near the subway. While implausible, he did find her on the escalator near the Beaver Hall exit, trying to provide some up skirt action as he stalked her from behind. The camera work was again a bit shaky as he tried to keep up with her, meeting her near Dorchester Park in a phone booth where she agreed in her limited English to model for him in the hotel. She was friendly and while not as frisky as the last two ladies, her clothing came off once they got to the room really quickly. Her body was as good as Jules had imagined, the gal giving him quite a show as she got wet during the modeling session. Her eyes were sparkling blue and the POV hummer proved she was no stranger to a rod in her mouth, getting him hard before he started pounding her puffy pussy until it was raw from the action. She let him do most of the work and given the way he seemed to be channeling Erik Everhard's trance-like dynamic, I could see why. She provided a passive vaginal fuck (with PTM) but her anal showed a whole different side of her as she aggressively bounced on it once situated to do so. Jules tapped that ass hard and rubbed out a decent sized facial to cap things off, the gal never shying away from the semen as many local gals do. Nice!
Scene Three: Philadelphia: Angelina, the hotty blond bent over on the lower middle of the front cover, was up next in Philadelphia with Jules Jordan appreciating her concierge service. She was made up to look very business like, her hair pulled back and glasses adding to her suit to dress her down a lot compared to the cover shot. She saw his laptop sporting an anal scene and was interested, asking questions but not acting offended when she requested to use his bathroom. He peeped on her and saw she was masturbating, leading to the inevitable porn action between them as he pawed her and she pawed back once properly stimulated. She gave good head when she dropped to her knees, leading Jules to rub her box and continue to disrobe her; his erection telling the world how much he wanted to nail the gal as he manually worked her crotch. He pounded her pussy really hard and while she was largely passive, she seemed to enjoy it (loudly) as she laid back to the beat of his drum. This continued until he was drilling her ass, her dirty talk making the scene more enjoyable if like a porn performance, and she came around to impale herself anally before he rubbed out the inevitable load to her face and mouth (covering all the basic positions needed).
Scene Four: New York: Joanna Angel, the tattooed brunette on the upper middle of the right side top section of the cover, was up next as the last scene of the first disc. Jules Jordan made reference to her company and for those who have been living under a rock the past few years, she has been the de facto Queen of Alt-Porn for many people; proving a woman can be intelligent and not cut from the barby doll mold while still exuding pure sexuality. There was a funny intermission and the scene returned with her in a pink blindfold on the floor, Jules ravishing her body as he got her to be his "slut" and willing to do anything he wanted to continue. Her fur lined handcuffs came off well into the blowjob, Joanna serving up a fine hummer as she has long been known to do, soon finding the cock actively poking her pussy and ass on the bed. She was far less aggressive when getting her ass tapped but she pushed through the cock tearing her up and managed to jerk him off onto her face while practically begging for his seed. It was probably the shortest scene of the first disc and less complete than the others in some ways but she did a fine job of diversifying the cast here and rounding out the sexual dynamics provided.
Scene Five: Montreal: Melissa Doll, the lean gal on the far upper right hand corner of the front cover, was up as the first scene from the second disc with Jules Jordan as he went back to exploring the natural wonders of Montreal. Jules had looked up her website on the internet and barely made it back to his hotel room with her, whipping out his cock as they made a pit stop but getting the full show from her once they went to the room. She was playful and frisky, obviously wanting to impress the porn mogul with her all natural figure and girlish good looks. She jerked him to erection and started sucking his cock like an established champion, Jules asking her to speak French as she did so. While speaking with your mouth full is considered bad form, I admit that it added something to the scene and gave her a needed respite since his cock was simply too large for her to deepthroat. Jules tasted her a little too, the gal appreciating his skill before they started bumping uglies quite enthusiastically. They were doing well during the standing screw but the bed offered better leverage and she learned to be more active as the scene progressed. The anal was again like setting the clock back a while, the gal slowing down as she learned to accommodate his dick pressing so deeply inside of her rectum. Her elevated respiration rate and erect nipples made me think she was getting off but still grasping to stay afloat as Jules showed her he was not some two pump chump, Melissa doing some ATM before blowing him to a frothy finish that looked like Jules had been refraining from any sex for a month.
Scene Six: Baltimore: Eve Lawrence, the busty gal with the great big booty as seen on the upper left hand corner of the front cover, was up next in a scene with Travis Knight and Jules Jordan in Baltimore. Personal experience tells me that a lot of twisted fucks come from this area but also a lot of hot women so it made sense that Jules would find her walking on a hot summer day in her tiny skirt as the cops lurked nearby. Her lean stomach and crop top gave her enough appeal that Jules made the move on her despite the police ready to pounce on him, the wind noise being the only issue noticed during the outside portion of the boardwalk setting. They did less of the public sex this time, perhaps thanks to the presence of the police, but she started getting really fun on the elevator by flashing him with her tits and pussy, waiting for anything more to happen when they got to the room. Travis was sitting there waiting for them, Eve giving him a lap dance in the chair by the window as her clothing slowly came off and his hand came to know her a lot better. Travis gave her some oral pleasure in the form of a rim job and pussy rub, Jules joining in as she started sucking them off in turns. The gal had a great body built for comfort over speed, the men taking turns with her mouth and cookie as they drilled away on the happy go lucky gal by the window. She was an active rider here and the tribute to titty fucking using her oiled breasts added to the fun as well; the men glazing the hotty's face to close things out for the scene. Yum!
Scene Seven: New York: Danielle Derek, the busty blond on the upper middle of the front cover, was up last and to be frank about her appearance; she looked worn and used up to me but Jules Jordan knows his ladies so I was willing to give the gal a chance to strut her stuff in this final NYC scene. He delivered the room service and she gave something extra for a tip in the form of impossibly large implants, stripping her terrycloth robe off to give him a show in the mirror of the bathroom. She looked better in the movie than on the cover but I'm not a fan of large implants, especially that large, so this point was something Jules and I obviously disagree on. She was playful enough to keep me watching but the sexual services she offered, while pretty good, were not anything to write home about. He relished her breasts as much as she appreciated his erection, the gal proving to be a fairly passive fuck during the penetration of her pussy and ass. She was vocal about getting her tiny asshole ravaged by his massive cock (her words in a slightly different order) but it took her forever to impale herself and do ATM; resulting in the glazing she seemed to enjoy so much on her face. I probably would have placed this scene in the middle somewhere rather than finish up the movie with it but she did okay, even if she didn't work for me.
Summary: East Coast Assault: Special Edition by director Jules Jordan for Jules Jordan Video nearly rated the highest honor for providing so much quality fuck for the buck but it still warranted a Highly Recommended for the replayability, stroke value, and value of the double disc package. The technical qualities were not as high as his works shot in his mansion but considering the difficulties of shooting on the road, this was a decided step up from the competition. In that sense, you are unlikely to find the unique combination of women and situations offered up by the popular director and I can only hope that he decides to go on a trip across Texas to find some of the hottest gals in the world just waiting to work with the guy; perhaps making the suitable choice for a three disc set since the state is known for the saying that "bigger is better". Speculation for the future aside, East Coast Assault: Special Edition proved Jules did not have to rely on staying at home to make a great title and fans should embrace this one as more from the best. Good job!
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