Audio/Video Quality: Stoya: Video Nasty 3 was presented in the usual 1.78:1 ratio anamorphic widescreen color as shot by director Celeste for Digital Playground. The high end equipment and skilled crew of regulars assisted director of photography Robby to make this release look okay; a return to the more distinctive Celeste look that marked her flicks from prior to last year where Robby asserted his own style more frequently. In fact, the technical matters and editing by Kurt Tortcher aside, I would have said that Celeste might have even been on set for these scenes given how different they looked but for the time frame when they were shot. The lighting was generally solid here, reducing the grain, video noise, and other defects that sometimes arise in making porn on a budget; favoring a soft focus in some cases that I wasn't convinced worked too well. The way the scenes were shot and edited was markedly similar in the scenes; the composition favoring the ladies and looking like Robby had no constraints this time. The DVD mastering revealing no compression artifacts; with the bitrate for the visuals hovering around the low 6 Mbps this time with few flaws but not as low in resolution as previous efforts in related series. The audio was presented in a 5.1 Dolby Digital Surround English using a 384 Kbps bitrate; twice that of most porn made these days, with a minimalist leaning that seemed unique in most ways to productions outside of the Jack series, with the vocals always dominating the audio track as I like it. There wasn't much separation between the channels, if any outside of the intermittent music, but the ladies were always clearly heard here.
Body of Review: Stoya is best known as a new contract starlet working for Digital Playground these days, a breath of fresh air to all who encounter her from my personal observations. Described alternately as a "force of nature", a "smitten kitten", and a "sex android from the future", she is a far cry from the tanned implant divas working at other companies; the gal providing a new level of diversity for the company few thought it would ever embrace. Having seen all of her titles released to date, I was curious to know what she would look like as shot by director Celeste, my wait over thanks to an early copy of next month's release of Stoya: Video Nasty 3, the thematic sequel to Video Nasty 2. The series is best described as a showcase for the main performer and this volume was no different, Stoya getting a full three scenes, including her reportedly "first" scene with a guy (even if it wasn't the first released). I admit to being a fan of the lovely young lady so picking up a copy is a no brainer for me but given the levels of fuck for the buck, I anticipate this one reeling in a whole new crop of fans ready to see what all the fuss is about regarding the cutie too. Here's a brief look at the scenes by cast and action, noting that no condoms were used for those still interested:
Scene One: Stoya, the cute brunette featured in the movie whose image was all over the front DVD cover, was up first in a lesbian scene where Alektra Blue and Sammie Rhodes sought to corrupt the young starlet. The two tanned seasoned professionals tossed the milky white hotty to the bed and started double teaming her breasts; biting her nipples and kissing her after chastising her manners. Her purity impressed them with the need to break her in, spanking, massaging, and grabbing her neck as they made her beg to be fucked. The contrast on several levels was interesting to me, not just the obvious visual appeal but the domination of the youthful "smitten kitten", spending as much time on facial looks as her sweet little body. Stoya gave as good as she got too, eating biscuit and fingering her peers as they provided somewhat less believable performances; toys penetrating the ladies with Alektra even doing anal and ATM. It was a fun scene altogether with a few rough edges but Stoya shined nicely.
Scene Two: Bobbi Starr, a curvy brunette on the path to becoming an anal queen, was up next as she played an "out of order" sex model that bothered Rico Strong since he was in need of some action. The words "out of order" were written all over her body so when he called the help line for advice, they had him run some tests to find her ass was the only body part working. He promised to bring her in for servicing later but the skilled anal antics were just beginning as he sniffed and ate her ass, pulling down her panties for better access. She actually did do so minimal oral on him as a result but his efforts were then focused on drilling her ass as she moaned loudly, the passive ride not impressing me much except that it vindicated Rico's recent lack of wood in another release making the rounds. The action ended when he rubbed out a load of population pudding to her mouth, Bobbi not swallowing it but not shying away from it either.
Scene Three: Stoya, resting in bed like a "lazy girl" was up next as her red satin panties were highlighted by Charles Dera. He threatened her with a plastic paddle, Stoya telling him "you wouldn't dare" and the guy lightly tapping her cute ass cheeks before orally servicing them. She appeared to be having fun and this was her first scene with a guy (first shot, not first released), her freckles more pronounced than usual as her cheeks were reddened across his lap. She liked it and he continued warming her up orally, soon banging her as the smile grew across her face. This was a relatively passive ride on her part but also expressive in terms of her believability of the moment (not yelling out, fake moaning, or engaging in lame "acting"; look at her eyes...), her blowjob short but sweet before round two of the pounding began. When she was on top of him, she seemed to have a great time and really ramped up the energy levels a great deal, milking him dry before giving him some post coital sucking as a reward. Yum!
Scene Four: Marie Luv, a lean black gal that hasn't been as active in porn of late, matron of alt-porn Dana DeArmond, and studly Marco Banderas, were up next in a weird scene where the ladies acted like cats. He poured them a bowl of milk and teased them with it, setting it on the table where they ended up fighting over it. They struggled in their skimpy outfits and Marco offered up an alternative to the bowl where they could go straight to the tap; the gals double teaming him with all their varied experience at sucking cock behind them. The gals used their oral talents on each other too, some titty play included before they began taking turns riding his rod. The anal plugs in the form of "tails" were kind of weird but both ladies provided moderately active rides, some anal tossed in as the scene continued with ATM to boot. Marie was far more active than Dana during the anal portion of the scene but Dana tried to make up for it by hogging the semen laced milk at the end.
Scene Five: Maya Hills, an exotic gal playing a dog, wanted some action but cheesed off Charles Dera, so he smacked her ass with a newspaper and put her outside. She clawed at the window to be let in, Charles giving in by giving her a "bone" to suck on. Her oral antics were nicely applied, her nervous energy applied during her vaginal ride after he gave a few licks for her to moisten up with. She slowed down during the anal screwing, yelling out as if in pain, finally kicking into gear when sitting on his lap. This led to a messy conclusion on her face, Maya licking his shaft clean before the scene cut away.
Scene Six: Stoya, climbing the staircase in her light brown dress, was up last when she nearly caused Jerry to hurt himself due to her irresponsible use of canned whipped cream. The amusing incident led to her dropping to her knees to suck him off, taking most of his dick in her mouth as he pumped away at a calculated pace. Some of the confection was applied to the tip of his cock too, Stoya enjoying it before they moved to the bedroom where she really shined. The teasing hummer was well done, Stoya climbing onto his face where he ate her out. She jerked him off as he continued servicing her, moving into a 69 for a short time until she actively rode his dick vaginally. It was not her most aggressive ride to date but apart from some heavy handed editing, I thought they had fun together. It finished when he pulled out to bust a nut on her ass cheeks.
Summary: Stoya: Video Nasty 3 by director Celeste for Digital Playground will certainly be a big hit for fans of the lovely young hotty when it comes out next month. The technical values were solid, the performances by Stoya in particular were nicely done, and the supporting cast all earned their pay for the day so I rated it as Recommended. As with any star driven showcase release, your mileage will vary according to how much you like this force of nature, smitten kitten, or sex android from the future but the appeal to a general audience was undeniable thanks to three full scenes starring Stoya. In short, Stoya: Video Nasty 3 was even better than Video Nasty 2 so prepare to see what all the buzz is about when the DVD comes out soon.
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