Note: The following review is for a movie I reviewed in SD long ago and liked despite some creative differences of opinion with how the director handled certain aspects. In retrospect, I maintain that I would have enjoyed the movie more in regular motion but cannot deny that the artistic license deployed here gave it longer legs than I would have admitted it to having way back in 2005 when I gave it a look. You can get a feel for the production by checking out the TRAILER but even that pales compared to the real thing.
Cast: Janine, Mandingo, Dexter Dizzle, Jelena Jensen, Sara Stone, Nick Jacobs, Erik Everhard, Sophia Santi, Brooke Haven, Scott Nails
Length: 87:00 minutes
Date of Production: 7/30/2005
Extra's: The best extra for me was the 5:56 minute long bonus lesbian scene between Janine and Sophia Santi in an outdoor pool. The gals looked fine as could be and each appeared to know how to please a woman. They didn't feel the need to employ large toys or circus act sex as other lesbian scenes these days do but the vocal track was missing so even the decent music offered up couldn't satisfy my desire to hear the gals enjoy each other in front of the camera. I also liked the 9:38 minute long Behind the Scenes feature by Max Massimo, especially the funny comments added in after the fact (poor Jim goofed on yet again as a cockblocked sucker). There was a lot of extra sex taking place and it was well worth watching for me; it being one of the few BTS offerings showing the director at the helm instead of delegating most of her duties to Robby D. There were a couple of biographies, a photogallery, a slide show and trailers to movies like Pirates II, Island Fever 4 Blu-Ray, Jack's POV 1 Blu-Ray,Cheerleaders BR, Babysitters BR, Pirates BR, Contract Star BR, and Island Fever 3 BR.
Janine and Sophia enjoyed a bonus scene in the pool
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Audio/Video Quality: Mrs. Behavin' Blu-Ray was presented as shot by director Celeste for Digital Playground in HD (high definition) with the DVD mastered in 16:9 widescreen color using the advanced AVC codec to elevate the resolution substantially. Like most of her movies made at the time, the scenes looked very artistic and pretty although the slow motion used weakened them for me. I saw no compression artifacts or video noise and the composition of the shots always enhanced the look of the gals but this might have been another time when Celeste's style would have looked better for some of us untouched by editing tricks (maybe a double disc set is in order with a second version of the film in real time, with the real vocal track). The bitrate was all over the place too, usually around 30 Mbps but going higher and lower as the need arose. If you've liked her past works for the company, you'll almost certainly appreciate this one too but the style in question is definitely an acquired taste. The 5.0 Dolby Digital Surround audio track was made up strictly of music with no vocals to be had so this was another area of production that may not appeal to all of you out there; the missing subwoofer track the least of the issues as far as I was concerned. In general, both aspects of the technical matters seem to work best for women in my experience; one of my assistant toy testers suggesting to me that at least I "get" this fact even if I don't exactly like it to this day.
Body of Review: Now that Janine's porn career has been jumpstarted back into the realm of drawing in lots of fans, particularly with the recent blockbuster Pirates, it seems like she's the talk of the town. Her latest release for Digital Playground, Mrs. Behavin' Blu-Ray, is advertised as having her first "interracial and no condom scene", putting it in direct competition with Janine's Been Blackmaled, a title that was shot a year earlier but held back by the folks at Vivid. Each had Janine playing with two black men although the claim to fame here is that she used no condom in the scene made here (she did with Erik though). If you're a fan of Janine's like I am, you'll almost be embarrassed by this wealth of riches starring the attractive porn veteran performer that have come out of late with both companies trying to vie for the so-called "Janine dollar" of her fans seeking to see her performing with men more and more. I guess ten+ years of lesbian only sex has built up quite a demand to see her, even though she's not barely 18 years old as so many prefer these days. In terms of the Blu-Ray upgrade, it completely blows away Vivid's attempt though I'd like to see them upgrade their version too. Here's a quick look at the scenes on the DVD, noting that the artistic license employed by director Celeste lowered the appeal for me at times:
Scene One: Janine, dressed in the leopard print dress she wore on the front DVD cover, had a scene in the kitchen with Mandingo and Dexter Dizzle; set to music that reminded me a lot of Barry White. I would've preferred to hear the actual vocals and see the scene offered up in regular speed instead of slow motion but it admittedly looked significantly better (in terms of eye appeal if nothing else) to the recently released Janine's Been Blackmaled, where Janine also took on two black men although with condoms in that release. The guys double teamed her in the mouth and pussy (not with a DPP though) and she seemed to get off to the action more than a little bit. They thoroughly coated her face at the end with their large loads if that appeals to you.
Janine about to get some loving from Mandingo and Dexter Dizzle
Scene Two: Jelena Jensen, a cutie that has graced a few of the Jack's Playground releases in recent times, was up next in a solo masturbation scene where she rubbed herself with some dirty undies in a scene that appeared to look as though it came from the 1950's. It was too limited for my tastes but it helped build up my appetite for seeing her in a real scene all that much more.
Jelena Jensen can sniff my underwear any time she likes.
Scene Three: Sara Stone, a cutie I don't think I've ever seen before, was up next with another fresh face, Nick Jacobs, when the two got into a tussle on the couch during a study session. Her bountiful bosoms attracted him as much as they worked for me and he began sucking them in earnest before the two worked each other over orally. I really missed the audio clues here too as the music track replaced the vocals yet again but the couple showed some potential here as she rode him actively and willingly like a gal possessed. It ended when he rubbed out a load to her tongue and face. She has some nice potential that I'd like to see worked up more in a regular movie.
Scene Four: Janine, wearing a nice dress and washing windows, seemed all too enthusiastic to give a show as she enjoyed herself outside. While Scott Nails spotted her first, it was Erik Everhard that got to work with her as she played the seductress to his clueless football player character. They kissed, groped, and stroked one another before she made her move on his rigid member trapped in his shorts. She responded by unleashing the twins from her dress and dropping them down so Erik could suck her nipples. They screwed with him wearing a rubber and he got some titty fuck action before she gave him some hand to gland action and jerked him off to completion.
Janine looking mighty classy by the staircase.
Scene Five: Sophia Santi, another major hotty I'm not overly familiar with, was up next as she cleaned the staircase in her black dress and tight white panties. I predict she's going to break a lot of hearts in porn, and probably inspire a lot of launched loads across the globe, though a solo masturbation scene was something of a gyp in my eyes since I want to see a lot more of her in action that that.
Sophia Santi really got my blood pumping.
Scene Six: Brooke Haven, a curvy cutie was an attractive face and a tiny red dress, was up next as she played a hooker to a bald Scott Nails on a couch. Her tease added some mileage to the scene and her moves enhanced my desire to see the scene through, even with the aforementioned missing vocal track a factor for me. A female friend of mine thought this scene was only a little less appealing than the scene with Erik (scene 4); her favorite of the movie, although I was less impressed. The oral was good and the boning managed to ready me for a quick liaison of my own but sadly, that didn't happen and the scene seemed too contrived to me. It had oral and vaginal sex with the couple breaking a sweat that could be seen far sooner than the limited amount of anal that took place at the end. It ended with the rubbed out load that she spit out.
Brooke Haven about to rip off that sexy red dress
Scene Seven: Janine, back in her school matron dress and heavy makeup, had a drink on the sofa as she felt herself up into a state of readiness for partner Scott Nails. The masturbation action was fine by me, especially after she went prowling for man meat in the bedroom, and as he jerked himself off with a sock, she played with him a little bit. This led to a full fledged scene where she taught him all he needed to know about the birds and the bees as she striped off the dress to get some happy time in with him. I liked the scene and thought she did a good job of conveying her character as well as making for a strokable outing but even as they went at it, the pop shot to the crotch reminded me of how much better it could've been if shown in real time and not slow motion.
Summary: Mrs. Behavin' Blu-Ray compared favorably to Janine's Been Blackmaled in a few ways but also fell short in others. On its own, I thought it was worth a rating of Recommended but primarily to a different audience than the Vivid release (with the exception of Janine fans of course). Janine reminds us that hotties come in all shapes, colors, and ages, and I compared the two movies in a Blue Room column long ago in order to more properly address the highlights of each flick to one another but keep in mind that the more Janine on the market, the better off fans are (especially now that she's retired again). If you want superior technical values and an artistic approach to the attractive starlet, this will be well worth your time and money. Check it out and you'll see what I mean but this holds particularly true on the Blu-Ray version of the movie as the enhanced visuals alone added some serious detail not lost on this reviewer, albeit not as much of an upgrade as more recent efforts.
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