Extras: Given the length of the double disc production, I was less interested in the extras package but there was still a set of trailers, a cast list, and some filmographies to appreciate. While barebones to say the least, the movie lasted over six hours, about three times what one might expect from most companies today, so do the math if you find this problematic.
Audio/Video Quality: Belladonna Live was presented in an old fashioned full frame 1.33:1 ratio offering as shot by directors Belladonna and Aiden for Evil Angel. The MPEG-2 encoded double disc set was certainly not the best looking movie by the couple to date but the lighting was far more consistent than usual, the six scenes all broadcast live via the internet exclusively for Belladonna's website. As such, I'm sure most of her biggest fans have already seen the action but for those new to her sexual antics, this was a pretty solid selection of work even if it did include two solo scenes, three lesbian acts, and only one dedicated to her working a cock. The bitrate hovered around the 2.5 Mbps area when I spot checked it, the grain and other visual issues minimal compared to such scenes offered by lesser companies. Each was accompanied by a wealth of interviewing and open discussion, the pure sexual portions still providing a lot of stroke value albeit in a staged manner. The rough edges were left in rather than edited to present a cleaner production too, maintaining the kind of raw energy Belladonna has long been known to provide. T he audio was presented in a similar fashion with a 2.0 Dolby Digital English (in the usual 192 Kbps bitrate and 48 kHz sampling rate) offering that sounded hollow with no separation between the channels and no music to bore you with. There were some off camera noises at times and a few bits of vocal acting that could have been done over to sound better but the visuals were the worst part of this section.
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Body of Review: Belladonna has been a welcome fixture in porn for years now, her highly graphic sexual hijinks admired by many even if they did not always think of her in terms of her inner beauty. Astounding people with her gonzo antics for years, Belladonna has built up a significant web presence compared to most ladies entering the business, such that she capitalized on this by providing ample original material to keep the fans happy on her website. Evil Angel has long been a leader in gonzo porn with graphic sex so it makes sense that she offered up a set of scenes from her website as her peers have been doing of late, providing new fans with plenty of reason to join her website to see a whole lot more with the release of Belladonna Live. The six scenes included three lesbian acts, two solo scenes, and just a single scene centering on her working with a penis, the result of the parts equaling a broad look at her career to date. The company website had no trailer for this one as it usually does but instead described the movie like this: "Superstar performer/director/porn artist Belladonna has taken to broadcasting nasty scenes live via her Website. Belladonna: Live collects six such Internet events on a sprawling, six-hour double-DVD. These cyber broadcasts, complete with the stars interacting with fans via computer, combine the exciting danger of live performance with the intimacy of a private bedroom. And they bring out Bella's most uninhibited sexuality. Some of this is extremely kinky ... see massive, inflatable sex toys; soaking pussies and huge anal gapes; olives stuffed up her ass and then into her mouth; pussy quiffs and loud fuck-farts ripping visibly from her asshole. From sensual to filthy, the genuine lust is palpable." I'm going to keep my description of each scene brief this time, noting that there was a lot of depth to appreciate and recognizing that no matter what you may have heard, Belladonna is truly a sexual animal, loving to push her limits and tangle dangerously without regard to societal norms. Here's a brief look at the scenes by cast and action, noting that no condoms were used for those still interested:
Sarah Blake and Belladonna
Scene One: Belladonna, sporting her bleached hair look and a terrycloth top with her sheer dress, was up first with first time lesbian performer Katy Karson on the pale green couch. Katy had a fleshy ass that Belladonna loved playing with, the lean lady smothering her newcomer with a series of kisses and caresses as the large breasted babe learned the joys of lesbianism. There was ample titty play and cunnilingus, the gal reciprocating at length as she learned how sweet Bella's pussy was but Bella going much further in terms of rimming deeply. I was surprised they did not use a series of toys as in the other scenes but frankly, the pairing had an air of authenticity to it usually missing in lesbian trysts found elsewhere. The scene was then followed by a meet and greet session on the couch with fans online.
Scene Two: Belladonna, next up wearing a white half-bra and bright red panties with her closely cropped black hair, introduced sexy anal princess Rebeca Linares who wore a short baby blue dress on the purple couch. They discussed various matters before Rebeca made the first move, sucking Bella's titty before both took plenty of time to explore each other's body. Bella ate her ass from behind and during a face sitting session, Rebeca reciprocating as best she could with Bella's anal plug getting in the way. There was extensive toy use, some minor foot fetish, and plenty more oral to speak off, the scene becoming a no-holes-barred engagement before they took a break to take fan requests, including some strap on dildo action.
Scene Three: Belladonna was then up in her cover outfit, the wig looking kind of goofy but her appeal still immediately recognizable. She showed off her feet for fans and some prolonged tease with her ass, masturbating on the toilet before she sucked her own toes. She then rubbed one out using some black toys like an anal plug and dildo, her need for seed not accommodated by population pudding while the camera ran. She did get all juicy though and seemed to get off a few times, the cars driving by outside easily heard over her screams due to their proximity.
Scene Four: Belladonna, next wearing a striped skirt and muscle shirt, was up in the bathroom as the first scene on the second disc. She played with some toys and waxed philosophic on things before using the black dildo to penetrate herself. I'm sure the stuffed bunny was relieved to be tossed aside at this point but Bella masturbated, pissed, and then stuffed olives up her ass to eat when Dade Murphy walked up to offer her a real cock around the half hour point of the scene. She sucked him off in POV fashion until he blew a load of genetic juice all over her face.
Scene Five: Belladonna, now wearing a green leotard while lesbian partner Sarah Blake wore a pink one, were up on the purple couch to start a lengthy bout of sex where toys played as big a part as did the oral tricks they deployed. There was a lot of caressing, fan interaction, and playful tease here, the ladies sparing no effort to get each other off repeatedly with all sorts of toys (like the large inflatable one or glass dildos). After they wore each other out, there was a lengthy interview on the couch.
Scene Six: Belladonna was last up stripping on a small home stage (complete with pole) in her torn white panties and black stockings to some garish music. Belladonna seemed to flow with the music and rub herself the right way, stuffing toys in her snatch and ass as she sought to continue getting off. The scene lasted forever (around an hour) and got quite graphic, the inflatable toy working best for her before she reclined on the purple couch to thank her audience as Aiden talked to her. Toward the end though, she started masturbating once more, her batteries recharged and ready to rumble all over again.
Summary: Belladonna Live by director Belladonna for Evil Angel was a fine selection of exclusive scenes from her website now released for the first time on this double disc set so I rated it as Recommended. If you are a true fan of the young lady, you will almost certainly already have a full membership to see far more than this but the scenes appeared to be unedited or altered, lasting over six hours for your enjoyment. I would have preferred more of them with Belladonna showing her skills with a pecker but in all, there was ample opportunity to see every nook and cranny of her body going at it, just as most of us would expect. In short then, Belladonna Live was a first rate bargain for those never having seen the scenes before, the quantity of fuck for the buck such that few of you will be unsatisfied after checking the scenes out.
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