2009, 119 mins.
No directors credited.
With: Laura T, Kara D, Cassie, Silvie, Gemma T, Aneta, Ellyn, Anastasia, Carly T, Agnes, Claire M
This disc's introductory promo for the Abby Winters web site sums up AW's appeal perfectly: "healthy, happy, natural Aussie girls." The Australian site and its spinoff DVDs are a hit because they are everything "real" porn usually isn't. Abby's girls (all in their 20s) don't fit the sometimes warped San Fernando Valley standard of beauty. They don't have pneumatic boobs, capped teeth or inch-long eyelashes -- they are imperfectly pretty, vary in size, shape and type, and are refreshingly real non-pros. They really could be the girls next door -- if you lived in Sydney.
Abby Winters divides its product into three basic categories: solo female masturbation, girl-girl masturbation, and hardcore girl-girl action. A scanning of several AW discs reveals category crossover by some of the girls, meaning if you enjoy how one cutie does herself and wish to see her interact with another, you'll likely come across her somewhere doing just that.
Three of the scenes in "Sensual & Intimate" feature girl-girl, the rest are solos. The simplicity of the AW approach plays a major part in making these scenes so hot. The camera remains stationary, there is no music, no sound effects, and all scenes play out in real time without edits. (I was jolted by one quick dissolve, to remove dead screen time, at the 1:52:48 mark.) Some of the girls play to the camera, others ignore it. No one talks to the camera operator or director. They just masturbate to their own rhythm and are happy to let us watch.
Scene 1. Cute, thin brunette Laura T lies back on a sofa, the camera positioned behind her shoulder facing her feet. She looks back continually to smile alluring at us while she slides her fingers into her short denim shorts, before stripping down and rubbing off. She has one of the few shaved pussies you'll encounter in the natural Abby Winters world.
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Scene 2. Blonde DVD cover girl Kara D stands and sits in a shower stall while the water trickles out. The full-figured cutie uses the hand-held shower head to pleasure herself.
Scene 3. The only awkward moment on the disc is the "acted" setup here in which Cassie and Silvie discuss taking a shower. Cassie (who resembles the pop star Bjork) sits on the toilet while her friend showers. They both masturbate and "feel" each other through the glass shower door standing between them. The scenario may be fake, but the fast and furious orgasms look real.
Scene 4. Gemma T lies on a rug, the camera positioned overhead to afford a nice view of her healthy spread thighs, hairy bush and creamy white tits. A quiet scene, but hot.
Scene 5. Aneta and Ellyn provide the most animated interaction on the disc. The girls, both big-boobed and far from petite, lie on a large sofa, their arms around each other, their heads resting on "breast pillows," as they chat (some of it is inaudible) and laugh about their boobs, their bras and their bushes. The onset of masturbation is very gradual, making it all that much hotter when they really get rubbing.
Scene 6. Another girl-girl scene, but completely different in tone. Blonde Anastasia and waiflike brunette Carly T barely say a word to each other, but speak volumes with their eyes as they sprawl together on a love seat and spread their lovely long legs. There's a little kissing, but mostly furious finger fucking -- and Carly's pussy hair, spread out and long, will harden fans of hirsute women.
Scene 7. Anastasia returns in a quietly intense solo beating off on the floor. You can hear the sound of her gushy pussy as she jams her fingers in and out.
Scene 8. Claire M, a pale, freckled redhead, lies on her tummy and reaches under to pleasure herself. There's not much body movement and you can't see what her fingers are doing, but if this is how she likes to get herself off, hey, that's hot!
Scene 9. Serious-looking Claire M, a pretty brunette nicely carrying a few extra pounds, lies on a couch and tickles her clit. She occasionally glances at the camera and at other times just looks around the room, as if she were thinking about changing the wall color. But suddenly she's having one of the best-looking and -sounding orgasms on the disc.
"Sensual & Intimate" was shot and mastered in HD and is presented in 1.85:1 widescreen. The feature looks uniformly good, and the unadorned sound -- mostly heavy breathing and moaning -- is well captured, except for Scene 5, in which the gabbing between the two girls is hard to make out.
The main menu offers Play Move, Scene Selection (there are a healthy 47 chapter stops in the feature) and Previews. The latter are montages of various Abby Winters discs, many of them featuring hardcore femme fucking that you don't see in the feature at hand.
THE LAST WORD
From my viewing experience, no one captures real female masturbation better than Abby Winters, and this disc is a fine example of uninhibited Australian girls playing with themselves (and, in a few scenes, with each other). There's not a vibrator or dildo or sybian in sight, and no one squirts -- this is reality, and it definitely doesn't bite.