Audio/Video Quality: Sticky Sweet 2 was presented in 1.78:1 anamorphic widescreen color as shot by director Robby D. for Digital Playground using the MPEG-2 codec in the standard definition release with a 480i resolution. The lighting was reasonably solid here, the scenes presented in vignette form by the talented director. While I generally prefer flood lighting in my gonzo porn, Robby has a way of showing it all with less light, the tint of the colors only slightly off as a result (and in some cases, too much light behind the ladies impacting the quality of the picture). The composition of the shots and the editing enhanced the look of the ladies more than a little bit too, proving what this critic has to say about the production team led by Robby with Nick P. working the editing board this time; applying more skill than some of his peers at the company. The DVD mastering showed no obvious compression artifacts (the bitrate varying but often staying around the 4.5 Mbps range when I paid attention) but this was not his clearest effort to date. The bottom line for the scenes was that even if it was a one camera production, the ladies were made to look very nice indeed, the high definition version of this quite anticipated thanks to the visual nature of the scenes. The audio was presented in a 5.1 Dolby Digital Surround English (using an audio bitrate of 384 Kbps and the usual 48 kHz sampling rate) with a minimalist leaning similar to the rest of the Jack series, with the vocals always dominating the audio track as I like it. While there wasn't much separation between the channels, if any, the ladies were almost always clearly heard and their moans added to the enjoyment of the show for those keeping track. I suspect the Blu-ray version of this one will exceed the usual upgrade visually given some of the shots here, the production just having that "look" for lack of a better term.
Body of Review: Robby D. has done so much for Digital Playground in the last several years that it is easy to forget how couples oriented they used to be. Since his arrival, their sex flicks have become harder, stronger, and generally better suited for the raincoaters faction of smut lovers than ever before (albeit with the big budget exceptions and "Celeste" titles). One thing in particular that I've noticed is how his Handheld Pictures titles tend to be the hardest of his work, pushing his limits further than ever before at times, his influence much deeper on said productions. Well, next month will come another one, Sticky Sweet 2, the sequel to well liked Sticky Sweet 1 that I enjoyed so much, an emphasis on oral action clearly noted in most scenes. The casting this time provided some surprises but also the curvy gals wearing fetish attire and brandishing riding crops a lot, perhaps the director was working out some BDSM issues when he shot this one. Here's a brief look at the scenes by cast and action, noting that no condoms were used for those still interested:
Scene One: Jenaveve Jolie, a curvy Latina wearing a skimpy white outfit and a ball gag, was up first as she was molested by someone with old looking, freckled hands. That led to an anonymous guy pulling out his pecker and rubbing it on her face, the clear look of desire shown by the gal thwarted initially until she was pushed on the bed and spanked, her body orally ravaged by studly Mick Blue. He freed her from her bonds and kissed her, the couple spending a lot of time doing oral after that, Jenaveve slobbing his knob with enthusiasm laced with seductive looks, her facial expressions even better this time. She jerked him off and continued working his meat pipe, soon climbing onto it to actively ride. She took her time getting used to it too, teasing him by keeping most of his shaft out at first but going deeper with time. They did some intermittent oral on each other between positions too, Mick sucking her ass as much as she inhaled his rod, the load of genetic juice landing on her chest and face. Yum!
Scene Two: Angelina Valentine, a busty gal with dark hair, a shaven crotch, and a wicked smile, was up next as she masturbated in the living room. She first used her hand and then graduated to a flesh colored cock, displaying her skills aptly as she worked it deep into her mouth. She then gave the dildo a titty fuck as if it were a real cock, soon changing into some black leather strap outfit to dominate lucky Scott Nails. He was tied up in a chair and she kept him blindfolded, nibbling his ear and playing with his nipples as she caressed him lightly. Her riding crop kept him in line too though I never had the impression he was topping from the bottom. She then gave him a messy hummer and actively rode his cock vaginally for a short spell, ending the scene with a hand assisted hummer that drained his balls dry of any residual population pudding.
Scene Three: Codi Carmichael, a light haired lass with pretty eyes and a devious smile, was up next as she eyed the camera with one thought in mind. She stripped to reveal her large implants and shapely ass, a lot of POV shots soon revealing her partners for the scene to be Ben English and Mick Blue. She sucked them off and presented herself on the floor, the gal's ass in the air before she took turns blowing them. Codi was pretty skilled at sucking cock, the streamers flying all about as she was throat fucked by the men. This led to some moderately active vaginal riding by her and taste testing, Codi looking into the camera too much and Robby holding it too closely most of the time for my tastes. The guys finished her off by standing in front of her and jerking out big loads, Codi cleaning them off one last time.
Scene Four: Nikki Benz, a heavily experienced gal with long hair and tight black pants, was up next as she tormented David Perry and Mick Blue as if they were her sex slaves. She held her riding crop with authority and lightly licked their rods through their pants, David tied and hooded to the wall while Mick was strapped to the bed. She made them beg for it too, giving them just enough friction to get as hard as diamonds but not enough to get off, Nikki providing a little head and titty fucking before the guys were unleashed to do her properly. David took her first but Mick got some good vaginal loving too, Nikki jerking David off to the abdomen before sucking off Mick for a facial. Whew!
Scene Five: Jenna Presley, the sexy lady featured on the front cover, was up last as she teased in a black mesh dress for Mick Blue. Her ass looked bigger than ever before and she poured on the seductive treatment, her minimal panties hardly covering her pussy or ass crack, the solo tease portion among the best in the show. Mick then entered the room to oil up her tits and diddle her sweetly, Jenna dropping to her knees to suck him off actively. He ate her out and then started hammering away at her pussy, the mostly passive ride by the gal far from the best even if she actively jerked him off to close out the scene with a facial finish.
Summary: Sticky Sweet 2 by director Robby D. for Digital Playground showed he had not lost his touch, my concern after seeing some mediocre efforts by the director of late. The casting was solid and the ladies all seemed to have something to add, the fetish aspects of the scenes enhancing rather than detracting from the heated sexuality proudly on display so I rated it as Recommended. In short, Sticky Sweet 2, the upcoming sequel to Sticky Sweet 1, provided a lot of fuck for the buck, strokability and replay value courtesy of the ladies, making it one you should keep in mind when it comes out at the end of next month.
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