Extras: The extras included a 9:59 minute long Behind the Scenes feature derived from previous movies, a photogallery, a cast list, a biography for Jules Jordan, and a bunch of trailers.
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Audio/Video Quality: Mandingo Goes Deep was presented in the original aspect ratio as the scenes were shot for the titles they were in, 1.33:1 full frame color as shot by director Jules Jordan for Jules Jordan Video. The standard definition, MPEG-2 encoded double disc movie looked pretty solid in most cases, minimal grain and video noise barely noticeable throughout the show with the video bitrate all over the place but clocking in around 3.8 Mbps when I spot checked it in detail. The composition of the scenes and fleshtones showed some care going into their creation, none of the scenes appearing to be edited and the lighting assisting in making them work out for the best. The audio was presented in 2.0 Dolby Digital English with a 192 Kbps audio bitrate and 48 kHz sampling rate, the aural qualities of the production inferior to the visual elements as most fans seem to care about.
Body of Review: Jules Jordan has long been held in high regard for his gonzo productions, the man catering to the needs of his specific audience in such a manner that for many folks, he is their "go to" person for lengthy tease and heated scenes of sexual depravity. His latest release making it my way was only a compilation of his previous works though, centered on physically gifted black male "Mandingo" in the form of Mandingo Goes Deep: Special Edition. The double disc set had eight full scenes and showed Mandingo nailing the hotties in such a fashion that one will quickly realize how fans of black men pounding white and Asian women will find this set of scenes worth checking out. Here's a brief look at the scenes by cast and action, noting that no condoms were used for those still interested:
Scene One: Black Owned: Julia Bond, Mandingo: Julia Bond, playing a gorgeous construction worker handling the renovations of Jules' house, was up first in her tiny outfit by the pool. She's featured on the lower right hand side of the front DVD cover and Jules was smart enough to capture lots of appealing shots of her fine ass as she climbed the staircase on the bright sunny day. Looking for a "nice big tool" she found Mandingo (who looked amazingly like a guy named Fred Foolish I met awhile back...cough) and dropped to her knees to start sucking him off like a champion in no time; showing a level of playfulness that told me she enjoyed her work. While she couldn't deep throat him, it was a nice start to the action and he helped warm her up orally too. Due to the size of his tool, she wasn't able to take all of it inside her either and her initial ride was too passive but she warmed up to do some booty dropping on his shaft in cowgirl (though slowing down when he started poking actively). The vocals were solid from her and she did some good PTM work, ending the scene with a healthy facial. I thought she had fun, displayed a moderate amount of energy, and looked as hot as ever but she was definitely a bit overwhelmed by his size in terms of what she could handle, weakening the scene a bit for me (it had some good replay value but not as much as if she was working with someone more size appropriate for her skills).
Scene Two: Slut Puppies 1: Holly Wellin, Mandingo: Holly Wellin, the bleach blond seen on the lower right hand corner of the front DVD cover, was up next asking for a "big black cock" to play with. After the obligatory tease footage, she was given the massive Mandingo to play with; perhaps the largest guy in the business in terms of penis size. I have yet to see a gal be able to swallow him down all the way and Holly was no exception but she managed to get him hard enough to tear into her pussy after sucking the head of that dick a moment or two. In terms of sexual aggressiveness, she really couldn't do much since she was pushed to her limits by his size but fans of interracial sex will find the scene on par with most of the recent work by Lexington Steele in his line of movies. With PTM (pussy to mouth) and more screwing, she did a decent job with him, swallowing the better part of two loads while orally finishing him off here. Those of you into the sexual Olympics type of porn scene will appreciate her stamina but I think he's still looking for the perfect partner capable of doing him completely after watching this decent scene.
Scene Three: Ass Worship 6: Katja Kassin, Mandingo: Katja Kassin, the redhead featured on the lower left hand side of the front DVD cover with the great ass, has been something of a phenomenon over the last year in the porn industry so you'd have to have been stuck in a cave with Osama Bin Laden to be unaware of her presence in the industry. Starting the scene with lots of tease dressed in a black bikini top and a set of pink short shorts, I had little worry that she'd be any less energetic than the other gals in the movie. To be blunt; she's never let me down and her unique look has been something of a godsend for fans sick of the Barbie doll type so often featured in porn (although admittedly, I do like that type too). If a more talented cocksmith exists in porn at this time, I'd like to know who it is since I'm very familiar with the talent pool these days and Katja is top grade pussy and ass. After showing her assets by the pool, she moved inside to give the camera some more before taking on one of the largest meat puppets in porn; Mandingo. Normally, a gal isn't expected to fully satisfy this guy since his penis is something best described as a small child's arm but Katja's special and her abilities reach far beyond those of mortal men (and women). Warming herself up with a knobby glass dildo, she was soon sucking him off with the kind of energy reserved for the greats of porn, using eye contact, lots of slobber for the streamers, and tongue action to get him very wet (something needed for what was about to take place). She took him very deeply into her pussy but balls deep into her sweet ass (with ATM action). From her erect nipples to the Goosebumps on her legs to her moaning for more, it was readily apparent that she enjoyed the scene a whole lot and if sparks flew from some of the earlier scenes, lightning bolts came out of this one, ending with cum gargling and swallowing of the population pudding. Whew!
Scene Four: Flesh Hunter 8: Christie Lee, Mandingo: Christie Lee, the blonde in a white outfit in the upper left hand side of the front DVD cover, has been a fan favorite for many of you since first hitting the porn scene. I haven't always been on board the Christie cruise myself since she hasn't been a consistently solid performer but her white top, fishnet stockings and stripper footwear helped make her a winner here. She came over Jules' house to pick up a copy of Feeding Frenzy 4 and ended up getting into another flick, one centering on black guys with white women. After seeing it, she ended up having a scene with huge Mandingo, a guy that could probably split rails with his penis. In short, it was nearly as wide around as her arm and she claimed to "be in love" when she worked it over. She gave him as good a lube job as possible before taking him on in her dripping wet pussy. It almost looked as though he'd do as she asked of him "to rip her open" but she rode him like a cowgirl at the rodeo with a passion rarely seen in porn. Yikes!
Scene Five: Invasian 2: Nautica Thorn, Mandingo: Ahhh... it's time for Nautica who next to Lucy Thai is my current favorite to watch in action. Nautica has a glamorous beauty. Her face and body scream attractive. Hot damn she is beautiful. The scene opens with Nautica showing off her body and the tease was more than I could handle. Next Nautica gives Mandingo a quick lap dance and then gives him a blow job. While she can't find much of his big dick in her mouth, she still handles the action well. Watching her perform oral sex is something special. The sex is also very exciting. While the pace isn't as hardcore as I usually like, it was still a lot of fun. Nautica looks great getting worked and she seemed to really enjoy it. (review by Rob Randell)
Scene Six: Once You Go Black...You Never Go Back 3: Luci Thai, Mandingo: Lucy Thai is no stranger to black dicks, (i.e. Black Dicks In Asian Chicks). Over the last few months, Lucy has become one of my favorite adult stars. She's great to look at, has a wonderful body, a beautiful rack, and she's willing to do some of the nastier things of sex. Most importantly, her sister Nyla Thai is in the business. Oh, to see them side by side. Anyways in this scene, there isn't a plot at all, but rather, a 14 inch dick and Lucy. Lucy is practically naked, only in a fur coat. The sex opens with a blow job, where Lucy sucks Mandingo off. Since his dick is so big, she doesn't seem to get past the head. His big dick also seems to make her look like a miniature figurine! Next he eats her pussy and then they begin the sex. This action is fairly decent. There are times when they're moving too slowly and other times when Mandingo is hardly moving in and out of her, but just wiggling his dick around. Yet Lucy screams with pleasure. Fortunately, there were also times when the action was moving at a good pace. Overall, it was a slight disappointment, not nearly as hot as some of her previous work. (review by Rob Randell)
Scene Seven: Perfect Specimens 2: Mary Jane, Mandingo: Mary Jane, looking much like current favorite Sativa Rose, was dressed up in a French maid's outfit sans the underwear, just like she looked in the middle of the front DVD cover. Fans of Latina women and maid fetish action both will appreciate her work here with a feather duster but like most excellent tease footage, it gave way to a solid scene of heated passion; this time with huge Mandingo for some interracial action. The fact that his penis was nearly as thick around as her forearm should've been my first clue that she was going to have to be dripping wet to handle this guy (or at least use a gallon of lube) but she slobbed his knob and balls as though she were on fire; taking in about half of his shaft length before riding him hard and wet. I nearly lost it when her ass cheeks started hitting close to the top of his balls (you could see her stomach protrude as they screwed). She then did some PTM before jerking him off to a large load of genetic juice with her dirty talk. Wow!
Scene Eight: Once You Go Black...You Never Go Back 4: Lauren Kain, Mandingo: Lauren Kain, the gal on the lower left hand side of the front DVD cover, wore a white suit and played something of a business gal, reminded me a lot of an older version of Wicked Pictures contract performer Jessica Drake (who'll be in Houston soon), as she met Mandingo, at Jules' place. I believe she has been a long time stripper (a very good one at that) and this is certainly an interesting development for Jules to show (he usually doesn't use older gals, regardless of how they look, unless they're well established). I admit that I didn't like her implants but she has kept in great shape otherwise. She showed some oral skill, although purists will object that she couldn't take more than a little bit inside her mouth at a time) and she seemed to have some fun as she rode his penis (never going balls deep though). I really didn't think they had any chemistry together and he did much of the work but I look forward to seeing more of her work in the future (with Jessica would be kind of cool).
Summary: Mandingo Goes Deep by director Jules Jordan for Jules Jordan Video might not have truly shown the director at his best, especially given that the scenes were years old as he was still improving his abilities with a camera but there was no doubt that fans of Mandingo should give this one a detailed look if they somehow missed the scenes when they came out originally. While there was no new footage to appreciate this time and the extras were minimal, I still believed that the production merited a rating of Recommended or better, depending on how much you enjoy the black on white/Asian dynamic put forth. In short then, Mandingo Goes Deep: Special Edition was all about Mandingo "going deep" into the pussies of a variety of young ladies, giving them the gift of his genetic blessing.
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