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Sex Time

Studio: Vivid » Review by Don Houston » Review Date: 9/14/09

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Sex Time

Vivid Entertainment/Sky World Productions

Genre: Vignette

Hillary Scott

Director: Laurent Sky

Cast: Hillary Scott, Sascha, Sandra Romain, Tommy Gunn, Kate Frost, Jean Val Jean, Eva Angelina, Kris Knight, Brittney Skye
Non-sex roles: Brooke Belle, Miles Camack, Voorhies

Length: 99:36 minutes

Sandra Romain

Date of Production: 5/19/2005

Extras: For me, the best extra was the 29:04 minute long Behind the Scenes feature, a blooper reel, set of interviews, and clips from the production rolled into one. For most other people, the 89:28 minutes worth of unrelated bonus scenes will be the best extras, the five edited scenes from 59 Seconds, All Dressed Up, On The Couch, Suck It, and Undress Me as described in detail below. There was also a photogallery, some trailers, and spam at the front of the DVD but that was it.

Condoms: None

Kate Frost

Audio/Video Quality: Sex Time was presented in an anamorphic widescreen with an aspect ratio of about 1.78:1 for most scenes (Brittney's scene a lame 1.33:1 ratio full frame) as shot by director Laurent Sky for Vivid Entertainment using the MPEG-2 codec for this standard definition release (the resolution in 480i). The colors looked accurate, the lighting was a mixture of various techniques that sometimes worked better than others, the level of grain typically minimal (nonexistent), and the composition of the shots typically making the performers look their best, the fast paced editing not always working to the advantage of the project. There were no compression artifacts, no video noise, and while I would've liked more of a straightforward approach to the scenes, the movie wasn't bad looking at all. The company watermark in the lower right hand corner did tend to stick out substantially though, distracting me from watching the movie at times. The only choice for audio was the basic 2.0 Dolby Digital English audio track (in 192 Kbps with a 48 kHz sampling rate), this time using vocals mixed in with the loud music to enhance the heat and energy for me. There wasn't a lot of separation between the channels and the dynamic range lacked a bit but I didn't get the sense that the audio was blown off here at all, but the music over vocals approach is not my favorite to say the least.

Eva Angelina

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Body of Review: Vivid Entertainment has employed some interesting directors over the years, one of them being Laurent Sky. While most of his work is associated with Club Jenna, his stylish offerings seem to appeal to a small but dedicated group of fans that were raised on MTV style editing, flashy club lighting, and music of an intrusive nature. Taking advantage of this, Laurent came up with an idea to poke some fun at his critics years ago with a movie now titled Sex Time. While the five sex scenes were about the same as he always provides, he spiced things up here with a series of clips by an anti-Sky Laurent critic "Dr. Tanenbaum" and a pro-Laurent hotty by the name of Brooke Belle (their respective bits sandwiched between the sex scenes labeled "Dr. Tanenbaum Time" and "Blonde Time" respectively), the veiled references to awards, critics, and the quality of direction Laurent provides plentiful (if nonsensical). It was a shame that the sex scenes did not show half as much imagination, for then the production might have made sense to store in the vaults since 2005. The sex wasn't bad though with gals like Sandra Romain, Hillary Scott, and Eva Angelina all giving a single scene (as did Kate Frost and featured performer Brittney Skye). The back cover said it like this: "Wow! Hillary Scott, Brittney Skye, Eva Angelina, Sandra Romain and Kate Frost....all in the same movie! Yes, it's true, and under the amazingly imaginative direction of Laurent Sky, one of adult greatest visionaries. Sex time.... it's all about time. The time it takes to strip, the time it takes to suck, the time it takes to come. And of course, awards time... when you'll get to enjoy it all over again!" Here's a brief look at the scenes by cast and action, noting that no condoms were used for those still interested:

Brittney Skye

Scene One: Hillary Scott, wearing a ball gag as she did on the upper right hand corner of the cover, was up first with Sascha, after a tease montage where she literally sat still on a chair in a darkened room while he watched. She then magically had some purple latex on and aggressively slobbed his knob on her knees, the rapid editing and dependence on close up work leading to a vaginal pounding where Hillary remained passive, if loud. Thankfully, she picked up the pace a bit during the anal sex, pushing back to meet his thrusts at least a little bit when she was on top, the rest of the scene weak but at least showing her take the wad of genetic juice to her face.

Scene Two: Sandra Romain, a European brunette long since retired from porn, was up next in a stylized diner setting, the strobe light and special effects getting a huge workout during the montage as the seriously skilled lady prepared to do Tommy Gunn. I know Sandra was never considered much of a looker but her ability to pour on the heat in active sexual expression was second to none so even her warming up with some masturbation was fine by me. Her pink pussy glistened with juices and she tasted them with a degree of satisfaction before she was jamming Tommy's cock down her throat. The way it was shot did weaken the effort but she was on fire here, sticking to her loud vocals and vaginal aptitude rather than go anal as expected. The pacing was ruined by the editing and slow motion, Sandra ending it by receiving his load of population pudding to her kisser.

"Dr. Tanenbaum"

Scene Three: Kate Frost, a curvy bleach blond with far too much makeup on, was next up in a scene with retired meat puppet Jean Val Jean. The opening montage was as stylish as ever (very hit or miss) but she seemed lively and he was always a big fan favorite of the ladies and sexually adventurous men so the pairing was not a bad idea. She masturbated with a vibrator (no buzzing to indicate it was working) as he watched, the gal mechanically jamming it inside of her snatch as the camera caught it in near crystal clarity. She gave him a fair but short hummer and they were then set to vaginally screwing in a few positions, Kate passively accepting his pecker rather than riding it like she was getting off. The sterile nature of the scene was repeated time and again in the other scenes too, the lack of chemistry perhaps the biggest issue of all though she did light up when beckoning his seed launched at her face (which was then shown several times as she looked up at him).

Scene Four: Eva Angelina, a personal favorite of mine for a long time, was up next on a mattress wearing a bikini, stuck working with moper Kris Knight. The montage led to "Fucking Time" which translated into Eva masturbating in a room with red walls, a set of red satin sheets, and the lighting not compensating for it so she looked like she was on fucking Krypton before the explosion. The vibrator stretched her out and warmed her up, Eva blowing him a little before impaling herself on his rod. In terms of an over the top performance, this was classic Eva, her performances becoming much more believable since this one was shot. In terms of the passion or chemistry displayed, well, suffice it to say that she fucked for money and there was no indication of any variation from that theme (but she still looked good!). Eva clamped down tight when taking his manly spew to her face, some solo work left in to end it up nicely.

Scene Five: Brittney Skye, the woman featured on the front cover (dead center), was up last wearing a huge pile of makeup and a collar labeled "sexy". Her neon pink skirt and black top worked for this image of her, a bit over the top for me but indicative of her former work for Club Jenna/Laurent Sky. The ensuing montage was no surprise and she ended up diddling herself on am easy chair, soon sucking off Jean Val Jean before vaginally riding him as though on fire. The editing and multitude of close up shots prevented any serious determination of chemistry or connection between them for most of the scene but it wasn't a bad scene otherwise. A handful of positions led to Jean jerking off to a small disco ball instead of her face, Brittney licking at the ball rather than take the shot directly.

Bonus Scene: 59 Seconds: Savanna Samson, the babe featured on the front cover, was up next in a lesbian cheerleader scene with Hillary Scott and Sammie Rhodes. The trio were anything but a generic scene as the company is accused of making for so many years; the hardcore use of toys and sexually aggressive antics of the ladies let loose making it a fine example of their increasingly hardcore attitude (at least in Skow's movies). Savanna was the leader of the pack and looked a lot closer to her pals in terms of age than one might guess. Hillary had the filthiest mouth and Sammie could have used a few meals but apart from being over the top, it had some stroke value (and those of you that watch it closely enough will find a surprise or two...).

Bonus Scene: All Dressed Up: Eva Angelina, the sexy brunette seen second from the left on the cover, was up next playing a dominatrix wearing a latex outfit that hugged her smoking hot body, the fleshy gal teasing outside in the shaded area of some trees. I especially liked her curvy ass but her tease performance was even better than the last one, the outdoor furniture serving as her platform during the masturbation but Voodoo the lucky servant who got to use some ice on her coochie. He then went down on her and she gave him a sweet hummer in return, the lack of a true D/s scene not bothering me much considering the amount of personal chemistry they had together. Eva was an active rider of cock here, no surprise given the wealth of solid performances she has given over the years, and she maintained control of her sexuality in all its splendor. He way she pushed back on his cock, did PTM, and otherwise got off on the action made it very strokable and enhanced the replay value of the scene substantially, this one of her last scenes before she took a break to have a kid last year if I recall correctly. It ended when he rubbed out a load of population pudding to her tits, a small load but he did as he was ordered and she gave him some post coital sucking as a reward. Yum!

Bonus Scene: On The Couch: Nikki Jayne, now masturbating her pantiless pussy as she thought of the previous sexual encounter, was rebuffed by moper Tony DeSergio until their hour was up, at which time he seemed quite taken by her. That it tossed out the whole point of the movie and his professionalism was odd (I wondered if the script took two or maybe three matchbook covers to cover) but even with a third tier male like Tony, I was happy to see Nikki back in action after so many thwarted attempts. He set her on the couch and ate her out at length, Nikki's talented mouth taking over to give him a swell hummer before impaling herself on his modest sized cock. They boned vaginally until he gave her the facial she wanted, Nikki looking up to the camera as all was revealed regarding the thematic elements of the show.

Bonus Scene: Suck It: Hanna Hilton, the beautiful blond on the front cover, and Meggan Mallone were then up last as they ate ice cream on what appeared to be a hot sunny day. Using the treats to rub on themselves and otherwise spice things up, the gals dropped them and their colorful bikini tops as they savored each other orally on the blanket located in the back yard. They made a full blown lesbian pairing from there, going down on one another and making all those sweet noises of Sapphic sex, James Deen joining them after they resumed some food fetish play. He was lounging outside and they double teamed him orally, both ladies displaying lots of oral love his way (not to mention assisting with handjobs as they sucked his cock). The rest of the scene showed the gals sharing him vaginally as well as orally, James kicking back to enjoy all they offered him, the taste testing leading to the ladies sharing his facial.

Bonus Scene: Undress Me: Ryder Skye, another cute gal (as seen on the upper right hand corner in black lingerie), was up next as she stripped with a knowing sense of self that told me she had been doing this longer than most. The plain living room had a leather ottoman as her platform but it was the practiced ease of her moves that I enjoyed watching, the gyrations combined with her stripping off that cumbersome clothing to make it special. When the strip portion was over, she approached Sunny Leone on the couch, the ladies making out tenderly before Ryder went down on her. That led to Ariel King jumping in for Sunny to clumsily suck off, and then moving to bone her pussy as Ryder sat on Sunny's face. Sunny was much more into going down on her new friend than servicing the cock on the cramped couch despite her aural comments to the contrary but what I found off putting was how Ryder never got to play with the cock (orally or during any penetration). Sunny got to work with both but wouldn't share, something I've never really liked in porn on the rare occasions it happened in the past. Still, Sunny was great eye candy and took the wad of spew from Ariel to her face, ending the third scene.

Summary: Sex Time by director Laurent Sky for Vivid Entertainment was the same kind of stylish offering he has long been associated with so if you are one of his few fans, you will be satisfied that he is still catering to you, the rest of the world finding the occasionally appealing performances worth a rating of Rent It. I have long had the opinion that when the edited, unrelated bonus scenes were stronger than those in the main portion of the movie were better, there was a problem and given how long this was sat on before release, I think others understood it too. Still, the funny clips taking potshots at critics in general did show a sense of humor typically lacking in Laurent's works so I couldn't resist encouraging folks to check out Sex Time.

You can email me with questions at Houstondon @ hotmail.com if you have any constructive criticism of the review too. :) Also you can follow me on twitter @HoustonDon

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