Cast: Ashlynn Brooke, Lee Stone, Rachel Milan, Michael Stefano, Richelle Ryan, Manuel Ferrara, Riley Evans, Rebeca Linares, Jordan Ash
Length: 126:45 minutes
Date of Production: 5/9/2007, 6/20/2007, 6/27/2007, 7/11/2007, 7/18/2007
Extra's: For me, the best extra was the 22:26 minute long Behind the Scenes feature by Brother Love and Sloth that had the ladies teasing and showing off their goodies. There was some masturbation footage too but most of it was a series of interviews on the couch with the guys taking turns asking questions for fans to enjoy. The other best extra for some was easily the bonus scene described below for Fresh Outta High School 5 between Ashlynn Brooke and Kurt Lockwood. The other extras were generic with some trailers, a photogallery, a true double sided DVD cover, and a pick your pleasure fetish menu (the title of which was trimmed down to "pleasures" this time) for those who care.
Audio/Video Quality: Ashlynn & Friends was presented in an anamorphic widescreen color with an aspect ratio of about 1.78:1 as shot by directors Greg Lansky & Tyler Scott for Digital Sin. Unlike other volumes in the series where Greg partnered up with a different director, this one showed them firmly at the helm as they set the lighting reasonably well to eliminate the grain, video noise, and other things that bother picky fans. The camera angles were a bit mixed in terms of making the ladies look their best but the editing covered many of the minor issues and the shaky camera did not get in the way too much. The bitrate of the show seemed to hover around the mid 3 Mbps area and I did see compression artifacts from time to time. The picture generally looked decent overall with some shadows getting in the way in a couple scenes more than others but it seemed competently handled in most ways. The audio was presented in a 2.0 Dolby Digital English using a 192 Kbps bitrate; the vocals tending to be minimal once the sex started as did the music but the lack of separation and limited dynamic range were about what I expected of the aural characteristics of the movie.
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Body of Review: Greg Lansky & Tyler Scott have been directing for Digital Sin some time now; each employing a different style for fans to appreciate. Their latest collaboration of scenes is the vignette driven Ashlynn & Friends, a set of five scenes that supposedly showcased the lovely Ashlynn Brooke as the company's latest contract gal. There was no underlying theme this time and the entire effort appeared slightly rushed in some ways but fans of the cast might not care about the details given how few scenes some of the ladies, Ashlynn included, have been in to date. The back cover said it like this: "Our main girl, Ashlynn Brooke, is in the hizzy and about to get real fuckin' busy! But this time, she's brought along a few friends for a romping good time that you will never forget. Watch Richelle Ryan, Rachel Milan, and Riley Evans get ripped & ravaged, while Rebeca Linares gets a big throbbing pole shoved in her super tight asshole. And don't forget the finale, because Ashlynn gets caught with her pussy stuffed full of cock, so don't miss out, because it's Ashlynn & Friends, and it's going to be one hell of a night!" If you're still interested in the scenes, here's a quick look at them by cast and action, noting that no condoms were used at all:
Scene One: Ashlynn Brooke, the hotty on the front DVD cover, was up in the first scene of the movie sporting the red & white attire from said cover as she teased with some champagne. While I expected the back cover's marketing hype to be accurate, thereby saving her for last, she was the main reason I picked this one up and having watched her beauty a number of times in recent months, I still think she has tremendous potential to make it big if she learns to let herself go in her scenes; especially now that she's a contract performer for the company. After the guitar heavy tease, the massive Lee Stone came into the living room to warm her up with his hands and tongue; Ashlynn reveling in the attention he gave her. If her getting a contract means she no longer has to work with third tier mopes like Lockwood and a few others, I'm all for her career change since it should make for better scenes. In this case, she took control of his cock orally, working the top few inches actively as he held her hair like a gentleman. It wasn't the most enthusiastic blowjob I've seen of late but her skills are growing as she gains experience, jerking him off being only part of the fun as she got him going. This led to an active ride by the cutie, her ass pumping up and down as she impaled her perfect pussy so passionately. After several positions of vaginal sex, he rubbed out a load of population pudding to her chest, rubbing it into her breasts nicely, though proving the gal still has a way to go to reach her peak in the porn industry.
Scene Two: Rachel Milan, a girl next door brunette wearing light blue clothing, was up next while she masturbated on the couch; her ass covered with beads of water that enhanced her curvy rump really well. This did not last long when Michael Stefano massaged her ass, sticking his face between her cheeks to savor her taste before she turned around to give her cookie a good oral workout too. She appeared to be genuinely into the sex as he used his talents to elevate her physiological response; his cock slowly working its way into her pussy as she rubbed herself. I expected she'd have blown him first but that came later with Michael disproving the critics who claim he is only into the rough stuff with newcomers; taking his time as he drove it into her increasingly deep. It took some time but she was actively blowing him before the ending facial; her weakness mainly in how passive she was during the penetrative sex. She has some potential but it was largely untapped this time, unlike her pussy that appeared a lot tighter than Michael was used to.
Scene Three: Richelle Ryan, a curvy brunette that had the tease routine down pat as though a seasoned stripper, was up next in the living room as she masturbated in her black lingerie for but a moment when studly Manuel Ferrara joined her. I would have liked to see a lot more tease from her and of all the ladies, I'm sure she was the one best able to deliver the goods in that regard so when Manuel came in early to go down on her, I was disappointed. The couple had some chemistry together and her sweet ass was built for a guy so enamored as he was with ass but the build up missing weakened the overall dynamic more than a little bit. She gave him some heated head after he did the initial vaginal penetration; the deepthroating going very well as he smacked her ass a few times. The boning was even more powerful after that but the combination of oral (PTM), slightly rough sex, and vaginal plowing with the sexually aggressive lady was a lot of fun to watch. Fans of weird sex might enjoy the foot fetish material they engaged in (from toe sucking to him fucking her with his toe a few times) but the basics (other than the tease) were covered well in the scene with the sweaty duo serving up some solid pump & grind action before the ending vaginal creampie.
Scene Four: Riley Evans, a curved blond that I found exceptionally attractive, was up next in the luxuriously large bathroom, enjoying a milk bath as she stroked her curvy form. Her pretty eyes and fleshy ass were treats to behold and I could have watched her tease a lot longer but the massive Lee Stone had other ideas when he joined her by the tub. She went right for his cock and gave it some mouth to head resuscitation, engorging it with blood as he poked her deeper and deeper still. The titty fuck was too limited but her oral hijinks continued until he wanted to pound her pussy, the man grunting like it was taking all his vaunted strength to push balls deep inside of her. When she was on top of him, she was an active cock rider, proving to be one of the most versatile ladies of the cast for inspiring heat as she met him thrust for thrust. The use of his dominance over her by pouring milk on her head as she blew him towards the end was a bit weak but it readied her for the frothy mouth pop, even if she did not swallow. Of all the scenes to this point, this was the one with the fewest overall flaws to speak of, and perhaps a better template for any follow up editions in the series.
Scene Five: Rebeca Linares, a sexy brunette Latina with girlish good looks and enough experience to really float a guy's boat, was up last as she teased in the bedroom until Jordan Ash lifted her up and placed her on the bed. He immediately started tonguing her perfect pucker, the gal moaning softly in pleasure until he found his way to her pussy where she got louder. She took over to slob his poor rover, wanting his bone for her own; the handjob action elevating the dynamic more than a little bit as she toyed with his cock a lot. The ball sucking and titty slapping were also heated, Rebeca showing some of the other gals how to give a good hummer. Her vaginal sex was too passive though and I wondered where all her stored energy went to once the oral ended; making me speculate that she found something about him less than appealing. The anal that came afterwards wasn't bad, even if the lighting was too heavy on her pale skin, but she did seem to respond well to his spanking her ass cheeks. With some ATM and more anal, the scene finished up with her taking his large load of semen into her mouth; swallowing it down to close things out. Yum!
Bonus Scene: Fresh Outta High School 5: Ashlynn Brooke, the beauty on the front DVD cover, was up first as she played a high school senior in the expansive living room with Greg introducing her to predator Kurt Lockwood. Kurt and Ashlynn stayed when he left and they reacquainted themselves with her going along with his suggestion of some heated action. If you like a guy twice the age of the gal getting some from her, you will really like this scene since she was looking exceptionally attractive here, using her coy innocence better than most as she coaxed his cock into her throat. The aggressive hummer led to Kurt going down on her, followed by a moderately active ride where the gal impaled her pussy soundly on his average penis. Her throaty groans of pleasure aside, she was thankfully in one of her more active modes this time as the men bumped uglies. For his part, Kurt kept quiet and the scene went well as he wasn't too large to prevent her from working his rod too much so I was appreciative of that fact. The vaginal ride included some taste testing and a load of population pudding to her mouth, the camera fading away before she could swallow or otherwise dispose of it.
Summary: Ashlynn & Friends by directors Greg Lansky & Tyler Scott for Digital Sin was severely flawed in one major way; it only had a single scene of Ashlynn Brooke in action. There was nothing tying the scenes together thematically, no additional footage of the lead outside of the bonus scene of limited value to those of us that already have it, and the technical qualities of the movie varied more than a little despite the physical appeal of the ladies so I rated it as a Rent It. In short, there was a fair amount of strokable footage to enjoy in Ashlynn & Friends but it should have been so much more than it was; the appearance of it being rushed to market to take advantage of Brooke's popularity undeniably likely.
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