Audio/Video Quality: Shay Jordan: Lust Blu-Ray was presented in the usual 1.78:1 ratio widescreen color as shot by director Celeste for Digital Playground in the usual AVC codec reserved for high definition releases (in 1080 resolution for those that care). The high end equipment and skilled crew of regulars assisted director of photography Robby to make this release look really sharp; losing the artistic style that doesn't always work so well for me. In fact, the technical matters showed Robby's influence serving nicely to ground the scenes with less of the arty farty filters and effects that the director sometimes uses. 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 clear focus in some cases that I was convinced worked very 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. Willem Default served as the editor and while there were few specific comments I have in that regard, his work is starting to look a whole lot like another behind the scenes guru at the company, making me wonder if they are one and the same. The DVD mastering revealing no compression artifacts; with the bitrate for the visuals hovering around the mid 21 Mbps this time with few flaws but not as low in resolution as previous efforts in related showcase efforts. The audio was presented in a 5.1 Dolby Digital Surround English using lower 384 Kbps bitrate, still over twice that of most porn made these days but less than some of the company's SD offerings, 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: Celeste has been quite busy working at Digital Playground lately to conceptualize her fantasies and live vicariously through her favorite contract gals with the help of her crack crew. While her early efforts were often mired in the purely erotica labels some of us would give her works, she learned over time to provide scenes that even a jaded old porn hound like myself would find stroke worthy, such being the case with her upcoming Shay Jordan: Lust Blu-Ray. Having read Shay Jordan's Blog on Xcritic since she started last year, I noticed she was particularly fond of this project and her reasoning was largely due to her very first scene with studly Erik Everhard, one of the limited few males in the industry that can work a gal to her limits in such a way that she doesn't want to stop. Shay being in three of the six scenes didn't hurt the appeal of the movie for me either, her exotic blend of good looks, seductive personality, and all around heated nature combining to make it a winner out of the gate for me. Here's a brief look at the scenes by cast and action, noting that no condoms were used for those still interested:
Scene One: Shay Jordan, the beautiful young lady featured on the front cover, was up first as a porn version of the character Cher from Clueless with Erik Everhard being her male counterpart (Christian?). She was dressed in a patterned black dress that revealed a lot of her sleek physique, her matching bra and panties driving Erik as crazy as her chocolate chip cookies were driving me. As in the movie, she burned them so she offered him an alternative cookie that was just as hot & sweet, the one between her legs; Erik readily accepting the substitute as he chowed down on her precious pussy. Shay leaned back on the granite countertop as he went to town, yelping in amazed wonder at how great a jog Erik was doing on her orally. That led to an active vaginal ride where both of them seemed totally into each other (her own account of the pairing detailed on her Xcritic Blog). That led Shay to drop to her knees to power suck Erik's cock, wrapping her hand and lips around his shaft to give him the pleasure of added friction, the chemistry between them strong enough that a blind man would notice. Erik went back for seconds after he bent her over and took her again in the kitchen before they moved to the bedroom. The sweat poured off the pair as they bumped uglies, Erik truly pushing Shay in a manner she had never been pushed before; the gal begging him for more as they continued in different positions. This being more than just another case of porn sexual Olympics, they were lost in each other enough to continue providing each other intermittent oral between their pounding penetration; Shay getting off a few times from the looks of it. The fabulous scene ended with her taking the expected facial, the two whispering to each other sweet nothings. Wow!
Scene Two: Annette Schwarz, the leading German anal queen of the moment, was up next as she pondered the age old porn question about what was better; sex with girls or boys. Joining her was leggy Marie Luv, and Jerry, the ladies dressed up as if going on a night into town while he looked ready to mow the yard. The ladies felt each other up and spent some time on his cock, Annette unable to choose as she decided to take Marie's suggestion to appreciate both at the same time. The gals kissed as Annette jerked him off, the trio pawing each other as they undressed before continuing the oral antics. Both ladies blew him and took turns on each other, Marie perhaps seeming more aggressive in her love of cock in the mouth until Annette cranked up the heat a little more. Jerry ate their asses and the aggressive vaginal riding changed to anal as Annette showed her preference early on. A small black anal plug went into the ladies (one at a time) for a technical DP each, the ladies seeming to hold a contest as to who could ride the most actively. There was more toy play too but the most chemistry came from them all doing each other at the same time, the ladies anxiously receiving his wad of population pudding to their faces and sharing it. Whew!
Scene Three: Kristina Rose, a horny brunette dressed up a lot like Shay had been earlier, was up next as she tried to convince a sleepy Tommy Gunn that his nap could wait since it was "time to play". She offered her sweet little ass up to him for spanking, the muscular man reddening it a little bit until she was dripping wet. She gave him a short lap dance in return, his turgid member soon finding its way into her mouth for a nice hummer. They did some 69 and she was quite vocal but her vaginal ride was largely passive until she learned to accommodate his rod pounding deep inside of her. The bedroom bang continued in several more positions where some more of her potential came to light, Tommy rubbing out his spew to her ass crack at the end.
Scene Four: Shay Jordan, this time sporting a bright blue dress, was up next as she tried on some new shoes for Ben English. They were too small and he insisted she continue wearing them, her pouting demeanor showing how much they hurt as his impromptu fashion show continued. Her thong enhanced her look too as her dress was hiked up, Shay moving to the bathroom to wash her feet at his request. The foot fetish requests of Ben continued and she was soon rubbing his pants with her tootsies, giving him a sort of footjob as a result. He spanked her ass and they continued until she knelt before him, sucking the guy off on the couch. It was a nice little hummer and showed her growing skill with a meat pipe, the ensuing vaginal boning by Ben following her request for him to fuck her harder. Shay gave an active ride once on top of him, milking his nuts dry at the end when he jerked off to her open mouth (with some ball handing assist by the starlet).
Scene Five: Dana DeArmond, the oldest female in the movie but not quite a MILF yet (despite comments to the contrary by folks at XPT), was up next as she begrudgingly came when beckoned by muscular Rico Strong in the living room. He was upset that she had done a lousy job of cleaning the house, shoving a feather duster dildo up her ass as he watched her dust off the piano. Dana has long appeared to prefer black cock over the alternatives, not yet finding the magic awaiting her should she get a shot with Cody Bangs; Rico's offer of his dick in her mouth livening her up enough to show how she embraced her inner whore. Peeling his shorts off, she soon wrapped her lips around his rod and sucked nearly as well as Shay (but not even close to as heated as Annette or Marie) while serving as an oral cock socket. Once fully erect, Rico pounded her pussy with a technical DP twist, the dildo still in place as he drilled her passive pussy. The toy was removed and he took full advantage of the moment to bang her ass, the passive dynamic still in effect although she made some groans to aurally entice him to pound harder. In the end, no pun intended, he jazzed on her face and she licked it up, a mediocre scene compared to the others but serving to showcase her current state of skill.
Scene Six: Shay Jordan, lazing on the couch as if bored, was up next with sexy blond Nikki Kane; the gals deciding to put Jerry to use when Shay smelled wet pussy coming from the other room. Nikki had started without her and she crawled to join them, the fragrant aroma guiding her to the lovers nest upstairs in no time. While the thought that Jerry was so irresistible that Nikki couldn't wait to share him was whimsical at best, the ladies looked good as they double teamed the mope, sucking him off before taking his penis vaginally. The ladies ate each other out as he boned them and Shay was very cute here but the results were mixed, the contract starlet unable to generate much heat this time due to something holding her back. There was taste testing and a lot of loud yelling, Shay the best thing about the scene in every way. The scene ended when Jerry jerked off to their faces, taking forever from the looks of it even as Shay whispered something to speed things up.
Summary: Shay Jordan: Lust Blu-Ray by director Celeste for Digital Playground was the best showcase for lovely beauty Shay Jordan in recent months, her own comments about the movie in her Xcritic blog telling her how much fun she had making the flick. Read her own account of her scene with Erik Everhard in her recent BLOG but know that this being her first time with the guy, he really pushed her limits and her buttons in all the right places so I rated the movie as Recommended. Shay gets better every time I see her and as I pointed out in my first review of her so long ago (saying that she was "seriously cute") imagine how hot the little cutie is nowadays. In short, Shay Jordan: Lust Blu-Ray was almost always best when focused on Shay herself but check it out and you'll see why people are suggesting she is extremely close to breaking into the big leagues like her contract pals. This high definition version of the show served her well and despite the varied rumors about Shay's career plans, she was looking really good with her cookies in this one.
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