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Studio: Adam & Eve » Review by Dr. Jay » Review Date: 3/3/11

XCritic's Advice: Recommended

Genre: All sex.
Director: Joshua
Cast: Inari Vachs, Teagan Presley, Eric Masterson, Sean Michaels, Danny Mountain, Jack Vegas, Tommy Gunn.
Must-See Girls in Cast: Teagan Presley
Length: 01:21
Condoms: None.
Bonus: Two bonus stars: one for condom-free sex and the second for 2007 Dr. Jay's Must-See Girl Teagan Presley.


Harder is a five-scene boy/girl and girl/girl all-sex movie that highlights AVN Performer of the Year Inari Vachs as she returns to the blue screen after an extended (reportedly eight-year) hiatus. Inari is featured in all five scenes and is joined by only one other female co-star, superstar Teagan Presley. Harder was directed by Joshua, or, as he is sometimes known, Mr. Teagan.

The five scenes in Harder get, well, harder and harder from Scene One through Scene Five. In the name of science, Inari passes through a techy laboratory and through a door that leads to a hallway. The hallway contains several additional doors, each marked with a numeral from one through five. Inari opens each door in numerical order, passes through it, and enjoys the sexual partner who's waiting for her on the other side. Each scene has a different setting, wardrobe, and theme.

In Scene One, Inari finds luscious Teagan Presley and has a sweet Sapphic romp with her. Behind Door #2, Eric Masterson gets a sample of Inari's world-class fellatio skills. Inari finds interracial bliss with Sean Michaels in Scene Three when she gets her pussy pounded by his massive dick and gets her asshole teased by his talented tongue. When Inari graduates to Door #4, she opens her asshole for Danny Mountain. Then, behind the hardest of doors--Door #5--she gets both her pussy and asshole stuffed at the same time by Jack Vegas and Tommy Gunn.

I really like the concept of Harder. But, it falls somewhat flat in a few ways. First, the movie is quite short, by today's standards. Clocking in at just one hour and twenty minutes, Harder doesn't give the scenes time to fully develop. Second, Scene Two is a blowjob-only scene...Eric gets awesome fellatio, but Inari doesn't get pleasured at all. Finally, Danny Mountain drops the ball in Scene Four when he fails to give Inari's award-winning cunt any oral action.

This is the first of director Joshua's movies that doesn't rise to the top of my rating scale. I really enjoyed his D2:Deviance, Deviance, and Sun Goddess Malibu. I hope that his next release will rock my world like those three releases.

Check out some photos of the girls and the action in Harder here. Enjoy!


Note to readers: My reviews are provided in two parts. This web page provides you with an overview of the scene's setup and action as well as my ratings for sex, video, audio, and production values. A separate PDF document checklist details the foreplay activities, positions, pops, and features of each scene...as well as the calculation of each scene's ratings. The checklist for Harder can be accessed here.

Look for scenes and movies with a 4.5 or higher (A) sex rating and at least 4.0 (B) in video, audio, and production values. Those are my favorite scenes and I'm quite certain that you'll like them, too.

Scene 1

Scene Type: Girl/girl.
Performers: Inari Vachs, Teagan Presley.

Scene Set-up/Plot/Scenario: After passing inspection by two scientists, Inari Vachs, dressed in nurse's scrubs, passes through a doorway and enters a forbidding hallway that is full of doors marked in sequential numbers from one through five. Momentarily at a loss, Inari decides to investigate the rooms in order. So, she opens Door #1 and finds herself in a gauzy white room dressed in a sexy transparent white gown and virginal white bra and panties. Inari passes through multiple layers of gossamer white curtains, explores the soft and white space, and encounters gloriously nude Teagan Presley seated on a white leather couch. While Teagan sips on a glass of red white, Inari circles the couch and casts her lustful eyes on Teagan's magnificent flesh. Inari quickly joins Teagan on the couch and then aggressive Teagan literally pounces on Inari. The girls kiss each other's mouths and bodies, sensuously lick Teagan's wine glass, caress each other sweetly, suckle each other's fingers, and play with each other's boobs. Assertive Teagan soon strips off Inari's bra so that she can suckle her nipples. Then, Teagan moves Inari into kneeling doggie so that she can spank her ass cheeks, lick her thighs, and give her a wedgie with her panties.

In due course, Teagan strips off Inari's panties and then attacks her clit and open labia with her tongue and fingers. Meanwhile, Inari, in missionary, thrusts her hips to fuck back. Later, after the girls take a short break for kissing and caressing, Teagan takes center stage when Inari, emboldened by lust, pushes her onto the couch and then ravenously eats, strokes, and spanks her pussy. Inari's noisy cunnilingus technique, which includes stringers from her mouth to Teagan's cunt, is outstanding. Of course, Teagan groans with delight and encourages Inari with explicit commentary. And, she fucks back erotically, too. Eventually, Inari gives Teagan a massive orgasm that causes her body to shake and giggles to escape from her lips.

As the scene continues to unfold, Teagan once again makes Inari the center of attention. This time, Inari kneels in doggie so that Teagan can ream her vagina with multiple fingers from behind. Inari increases her own pleasure by frantically rubbing her clit with her practiced fingers. Soon, Inari's sexy body is convulsing through a world-class orgasm. But, Teagan is not through with Inari. Instead, she frantically finger-fucks her through an even stronger climax in missionary. Afterwards, the girls kiss to celebrate. Then, Teagan again shoves her fingers deep into Inari's vagina and fucks it powerfully while the girls sit face-to-face. During this segment, Inari uses fantastic fucking moves...and cums a third time!

To conclude the scene, Inari sucks her cum off of Teagan's fingers and the girls kiss. Then Inari again finds herself, dressed in her scrubs, in the hallway.

Foreplay: Mutual stripping, kissing, body kissing/licking, spanking, caressing/fondling, hair pulling, wedgie (with panties), tit sucking and squeezing, cunnilingus, clit stroking/jacking, tongue fucking.
Vaginal Positions: Missionary (she cums), kneeling doggie (she cums) sitting face-to-face.
Anal Positions: None.
Girl cums: Repeatedly
Pop: NA.

Sex rating: 4.85
Video rating: 5.00
Audio rating: 4.00
Production values rating: 4.30

What I Liked Most:

  • The location used for this scene--and its use during the scene set-up--is quite appropriate to the scene.
  • Teagan looks stunning during this scene. Her extensive tattoos look better each time I see her in action!
  • Inari has a beautifully-groomed patch of pubic hair above her pussy. In this age of bald pussies, a nice bush is very welcome.
  • The girls look oh-so-fine together.
  • I enjoyed Teagan's assertiveness. She takes the dominant role at the beginning of the scene and runs with it...giving Inari loads of untold pleasure.
  • As always, Teagan knows exactly what naughty words to use to inflame her partner's--and our--lust.
  • The girls give each other excellent cunnilingus. The girls even make stringers from their mouths to their partner's cunt.
  • The girls are deliciously assertive with each other. They even choke each other to increase their pleasure.
  • Teagan pulls her girl-juice-soaked fingers out of Inari's pussy and then makes her suck those fingers clean.
  • Inari's fucking-back moves are absolutely incendiary...especially when Teagan finger-fucks her to her third orgasm during face-to-face sex.
  • The close-ups are excellent.
  • The surround-sound audio is top-notch.

What Could Have Been Better:

  • The girls should have used toys on each other.
  • The girls should have pleasured each other's assholes.
  • There are a couple of missing transitions between positions.
  • There is some annoying ambient noise in the soundtrack.

Scene 2

Scene Type: Blowjob only.
Performers: Inari Vachs, Eric Masterson.

Scene Set-up/Plot/Scenario: At the conclusion of Scene One, Inari, once again in her scrubs, finds herself in the stark and forbidding hallway. She chooses Door #2, steps into a nearly unfurnished all-white room, finds herself dressed in a playful orange outfit, and quickly spies Eric Masterson, dressed in a suit and tie, as he sits patiently on a stool. As in Scene One, Inari briefly circles her "prey" and checks him out with her wanton eyes. Encouraged by her encounter with Teagan, Inari steps up to Eric and gives him a passionate open-mouthed kiss while has hands caress and explore her curves.

Inari soon drops to her knees, opens Eric's zipper, pulls his cock out of his fly, and starts to give him a ravenous combination hand/blowjob (great close-ups and POV footage). The fellatio is noisy and quite slobbery and includes deep-throat thrusts, gagging, and sexy stringers.

To increase Eric's enjoyment, Inari strips bare while she blows his cock. Believe me, the sight of such a fine body kneeling before you would be a highlight of any man's life!

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To conclude the scene, Inari skillfully jacks Eric's cock until it explodes all over her chest and tits. She milks him dry with both hands and gently caresses his tip with her fingers as his spasms recede.

Foreplay: Stripping, mutual stripping, kissing, handjob, fellatio, deep-throat, stringers, gagging.
Vaginal Positions: None.
Anal Positions: None.
Girl cums: No.
Pop: Exterior breasts.

Sex rating: 2.975
Video rating: 5.00
Audio rating: 4.50
Production values rating: 3.90

What I Liked Most:

  • Inari gives Eric an incredible--and very slobbery blowjob.
  • Inari's spit takes central role in the scene. She spits globs of it onto Eric's rod, sucks it back into her mouth, and then spits it out again. This fairly unique action is damned hot. And, she uses her spit to make some of the thickest stringers I've ever seen.
  • Inari jacks off Eric at the end of the scene. Don't you love it when your woman makes you cum!
  • The close-ups are very nice.
  • The surround-sound audio is top-notch.

What I Didn't Like:

  • I am not a fan of fellatio-only scenes. By my way of thinking, blowjobs without cunnilingus or sex are the most selfish of sexual practices...he gets to cum, but she doesn't receive any pleasure whatsoever. I would never do that to my woman.

Scene 3

Scene Type: Boy/girl.
Performers: Inari Vachs, Sean Michaels.

Scene Set-up/Plot/Scenario: Inari finds herself once again in the hallway dressed in her scrubs. She briefly contemplates what she should do and, as you might expect, picks Door #3. Whereas the sets in Scenes One and Two have been minimally furnished, Door #3 reveals a bedroom upon which lies legendary male performer Sean Michaels. Dressed in figure-hugging white slacks and a pretty white camisole, Inari continues her habit of circling her prey before attacking. This time, she's even bolder than she was with Eric. Indeed, she approaches Sean quickly, bends over, and then gives him a white-hot kiss that made my cock throb. Meanwhile, the two caress and grope each other wantonly.

After Inari and Sean swap tongues and make out for a couple of minutes, Sean pulls Inari's boobs out of her top and greedily suckles her erect nipples and squeezes her all-natural medium-sized tits. As Sean and Inari continue to strip off her clothes, Sean licks his way down Inari's chest and belly. Then, he turns his attention to her feet and legs so that he can worship them with his hands and mouth. Meanwhile, Inari masturbates for Sean. Eventually, Sean licks his way down Inari's legs, tugs aside her panties, and gives her some outstanding cunnilingus that's coupled with skillful finger action. Sean's technique is so good that it makes Inari squeal, pant with delight, and fuck back! After a brief respite so that Sean can taste Inari's panties and kiss her mouth, Inari greedily gobbles Sean's huge cock (It's way too big for her to swallow--but she tries valiantly!). As in Scene Two, Inari's slobbery fellatio technique is fucking amazing! Meanwhile, Sean encourages Inari with his words and pulls on her curly red hair.

Before they move on to sex, Inari kneels on the bed in doggie and then Sean gives her asshole a sweet rim job and licks, suckles, and spanks her ass cheeks. Then, he gives her his cock and lets her work it into her cunt using incredibly sexy moves. Once he's deep inside her, Inari fucks and grinds him and shakes her gooseflesh-covered ass cheeks while he heightens her pleasure by massaging her asshole with his fingers.

As the scene unfolds, Inari shows off more of her amazing moves when she mounts and fucks Sean in cowgirl. Sean so enjoys Inari's actions that he fucks back, swaps tongues with her, and suckles her tits while they fuck. Inari makes herself cum but doesn't miss a stroke as she continues to thrust her hot and sexy body up and down on his cock.

After a brief respite for ravenous pussy eating, Sean gets to experience sex-machine Inari in missionary. While he pounds her cunt, she, in turn, frantically strokes her clit and, as a result, makes herself cum again. This time, her body convulses and her eyes roll back in her head! Sean doesn't want to let her pleasure diminish for a moment. So, he keeps fucking her through another orgasm. Then, he licks up the mess in her cunt.

Before this incendiary scene comes to an end, Inari mounts Sean in reverse cowgirl and he fucks her until he's ready to pop. At the last second, he pulls out and splatters his load all over Inari's thighs and genitals. She then milks him dry as he groans and laughs with absolute delight.

Foreplay: Stripping, mutual stripping, kissing, body kissing/licking, masturbation, spanking, caressing/fondling, hair pulling, foot/leg worship, tit sucking and squeezing, cunnilingus, finger-fucking, clit stroking/jacking, handjob, fellatio, stringers, gagging, boy-on-girl rimming, anal tongue fucking, anal massage.
Vaginal Positions: Missionary, cowgirl (she cums), reverse cowgirl, kneeling doggie.
Anal Positions: None.
Girl cums: Repeatedly.
Pop: Exterior pussy.

Sex rating: 4.875
Video rating: 5.00
Audio rating: 4.50
Production values rating: 4.00

What I Liked Most:

  • The kisses enjoyed by Inari and Sean during foreplay are inflammatory...to say the least!
  • Sean's cunnilingus technique is really good. He has an extra-long tongue that's able to penetrate deeply into her pussy.
  • Sean worships Inari's feet and legs with his hands and mouth.
  • Inari's extremely wet and enthusiastic fellatio technique is fucking amazing.
  • Inari's fucking moves are incredible.
  • The sex is hot and sweaty.
  • Inari's pussy provides lots of girl juice. No lube necessary!
  • Inari's orgasms are awesome.
  • The close-ups are tight and sweet.
  • I like the wardrobe worn by Inari during this scene.
  • The surround-sound audio is top-notch.

What Could Have Been Better:

  • Although there is a bit of oral/anal play, I would have appreciated some real in-and-out action.
  • There is an overabundance of oblique camera angles that make it appear as if the couple is going to slide off the screen.

Scene 4

Scene Type: Boy/girl/anal.
Performers: Inari Vachs, Danny Mountain

Scene Set-up/Plot/Scenario: Behind Door #4, Inari finds a stark and nearly barren room furnished only with a "throne" of sorts. At first, Inari is all alone. But, she soon senses Danny Mountain's presence and looks around to find him. Eventually, the two make eye contact and Inari is initially frightened of his appearance. Nonetheless, she's soon on her knees giving him one of her to-die-for blowjobs that's replete with slobber, stringers, gagging, and double-fisted handjob action (great close-ups). Danny, as you might expect, is very pleased with Inari's actions and groans ecstatically while pulling on her flowing blond hair.

Without benefit of cunnilingus, Danny removes Inari's pants, tugs aside her panties, bends her over the "throne," slaps her labia and clit with his cock, slides his cock into her pussy, and then pounds her relentlessly in standing doggie while she squeals with delight and encourages him with naughty commentary. Danny even spanks Inari's pretty ass cheeks to increase her pleasure while he reams her vagina.

After an abrupt edit, Danny's cock has miraculously shifted from Inari's pussy and into her asshole (there simply must be insertion footage whenever a cock passes through a sphincter!). While Inari squeals with delight and strokes her clit (nice close-ups), and her pleasure builds inexorably toward ass-gasm, Danny reams her anus hard and deep in standing doggie. As the scene continues to unfold, Inari straddles and fucks Danny anally in reverse cowgirl using very powerful and sexy moves. Then, she lies across the arms of the "throne" so that Danny can continue reaming her asshole in a combination missionary/on-her-side position.

To finish up the scene, Inari literally begs Danny to cum in her ass. But, he pays no attention and, instead, pulls out and blasts a considerable load onto the outside of her pussy and lower belly. Although I would sure-as-hell have heeded Inari's request and cum inside her ass, Danny's ejaculation is, nonetheless, substantial and of high velocity. After his spasms recede, Inari massages his load into her labia.

Foreplay: Striptease, mutual stripping, handjob, double-fisted handjob, fellatio, stringers, gagging.
Vaginal Positions: Standing doggie.
Anal Positions: Reverse cowgirl, standing doggie (she cums), missionary/on-her-side.
Girl cums: Yes.
Pop: Exterior pussy.

Sex rating: 4.125
Video rating: 4.00
Audio rating: 4.50
Production values rating: 3.80

What I Liked Most:

  • The supportive musical soundtrack in this scene is really appropriate for the scene.
  • Inari is quite demonstrative during this scene. She squeals and screams with delight and encourages Danny with nasty vocabulary.
  • Inari's body--her well-developed abs, in particular--looks stunning during this scene.
  • The scene is anal-sex intensive. Inari even gets to experience an ass-gasm!
  • The sex is hot and sweaty.
  • During anal sex, Inari's gorgeous pussy gapes open wide as Danny's cock slides in-and-out of her asshole.
  • Inari's fucking and grinding moves in anal reverse cowgirl are sexy and erotic.
  • Throughout anal sex, Inari plays with her clit to increase her already plentiful pleasure.
  • Inari's generous pussy provides lots of girl-juice to lubricate the action. It flows from her cunt onto Danny's dick, and then into her asshole.
  • Danny's substantial load of semen, splattered all over the outside of Inari's pussy and lower belly, looks damned nice.
  • The close-ups are quite good throughout the scene.
  • The surround-sound audio is top-notch.

What Could Have Been Better:

  • There is far too little foreplay.
  • There are video craftsmanship issues, including excessive oblique camera angles.
  • Sub-standard editing causes a loss of continuity and doesn't provide transitioning footage between positions.

What I Didn't Like:

  • I don't think that Danny Mountain likes to eat pussy. He almost never goes down on his woman to eat her out during his sex scenes. And, keeping with his habit, he neglects cunnilingus during this scene. I think that's deplorable.
  • Inari begs Danny to cum in her ass. But, he doesn't heed her request. Instead, he cums on the outside of her genitals. Why?

Scene 5

Scene Type: Boy/boy/girl/anal
Performers: Inari Vachs, Jack Vegas, Tommy Gunn.

Scene Set-up/Plot/Scenario: With only one door remaining, Inari passes through Door #5 and into her hardest sexual experience of the movie. Once inside, Inari finds herself in a candle-lit dungeon dressed in an extremely sexy red and black outfit. She circles a large mattress that's positioned toward the corner of the dungeon and wonders, "What the hell have I gotten myself into?" She soon finds out when Jack Vegas and Tommy Gunn appear from the shadows, approach Inari, and attack her body with their lascivious hands. While the guys grope Inari's body, she, in turn, grabs their pants-imprisioned--and fully erect--cocks and squeezes them forcefully. Both cocks soon come out to play and enjoy Inari's superb hand/blowjob technique. Meanwhile, the guys reach down and play with Inari's panty-clad pussy. Before they move on to sex, Jack goes down of Inari's gorgeous cunt and eats, strokes, and finger-fucks it eagerly while she rocks her hips to fuck back and gives him explicit instructions on how to best please her.

Jack is the first to plow Inari's pussy...in doggie. Meanwhile, she greedily sucks Tommy's lucky cock. Vaginal sex also includes a round of cowgirl, during which Inari rides Tommy's pistoning cock while keeping her mouth stuffed with Tommy's cock.

After an abrupt and continuity-destroying edit, the hardest sex of the entire movie unfolds when the guys give Inari and conventional (pussy/asshole) double penetration (DP) in reverse cowgirl. Then, to finish up the in-and-out action, Tommy reams Inari's asshole in spoon, with redline-speed strokes, until her body rewards her with an ass-gasm.

Tommy gets to pop first, onto Inari's face and chest and into her open mouth. Then, Jack jerks off onto her tits. She milks both penises until they are empty and then finds herself, once again, in the hallway. She looks at us with a wicked smile as the movie comes to an end.   

Foreplay: Mutual stripping, body kissing/licking, spanking, caressing/fondling, hair pulling, tit squeezing, cunnilingus, finger-fucking, multiple-finger-fucking, clit stroking/jacking, handjob, fellatio, stringers, gagging.
Vaginal Positions: Cowgirl, kneeling doggie.
Anal Positions: Spoon; conventional reverse cowgirl DP.
Girl cums: Yes.
Pop: One onto her breasts and the other into her open mouth.

Sex rating: 4.525
Video rating: 4.50
Audio rating: 4.00
Production values rating: 4.00

What I Liked Most:

  • Inari gets to play with two dicks at one time. She looks like she's in heaven as she eagerly sucks and strokes both cocks. And, as always, her fellatio technique is slobbery, results in lots of stringers, and causes her to gag delightfully.
  • I really enjoyed Jack's cunnilingus technique. In particular, I like how he suckles Inari's clit.
  • Inari's small and perfect breasts dance joyfully when she rides Jack vaginally in cowgirl.
  • Both of Inari's holes get stuffed by cock when she takes a conventional (pussy/ass) double penetration.
  • The close-ups are quite good.
  • The surround-sound audio is top-notch.

What Could Have Been Better:

  • There are video craftsmanship issues, including excessive oblique camera angles.
  • There is missing transitioning footage between positions.
  • There is an annoying background hum in the audio track.


The DVD-9 disc I reviewed contains a still-frame chapter selector organized by scene (the performers in each scene are identified), multiple chapters per sex scene, a 35-minute behind-the-scenes (BTS) featurette, a nearly ten-minute-long interview of Inari Vachs (it's worth watching because she explains her hiatus and why she came back to the industry), the internet promo for Harder, a 13-minute bonus scene from The Third Eye featuring Inari Vachs and Dale Dabone, a four and one-half-minute self-running slide show that's accompanied by music, 11 minutes of Adam & Eve movie previews, and website and phone sex ads.

The BTS contains impromptu before- and after-sex interviews of Inari Vachs, director Joshua, and Teagan; video of Inari massaging oil into her naked skin and getting dressed in her outfits; behind-the-camera glimpses of the filming of Harder, including extra footage of the sex scenes; and video of the still photo shoots. This is a nice selection of extras. Four stars.

Final Thoughts

The best things about Harder include:

  • Scene One. This girl/girl romp, featuring Teagan and Inari, is hot!
  • Scene Three. Sean Michaels is the man!
  • Inari Vachs' body. Damn, she looks good for a 37-year-old! Inari, we've missed you for the last eight years and hope you're back in porn for good!
  • Teagan Presley. Any scene/movie that features this superstar is well worth your time. I think her ass looks better every time I see it!
  • Sean Michael's cunnilingus technique. Jack Vegas does a damned good job of eating pussy, too.
  • the way that Inari is transformed into different roles as she passes through each doorway. Her wardrobe magically changes and her demeanor does, too.
  • the way that each scene gets progressively harder. I disagree with the order of the scenes a bit. In particular, the notion is that a blowjob scene is harder than a girl/girl scene. Not so, especially when Inari is coupled with the amazing Teagan Presley.
  • the musical soundtrack, which nicely supports much of the on-screen action.
  • the BTS featurette, which is quite entertaining.

Harder could have been better if:

  • the videographer and crew had avoided the "pornism" of the excessive use of oblique camera angles.
  • the editor had provided smooth transitions between positions, including footage of the insertions.
  • Inari and Teagan had used toys on themselves and each other during Scene One.

Things I didn't like about Harder include:

  • the blowjob-only nature of Scene Two. If the woman doesn't get pleasure, the scene's incomplete.
  • the lack of cunnilingus in Scene Four. Danny Mountain needs to learn both how to eat pussy as well that it is essential in good sexual encounters.

Average sex rating: 4.27
Average video rating: 4.7
Average audio rating: 4.30
Average production values rating: 4.00
Extras rating: 4.00
Bonus point(s): 2.00
Overall rating: 4.65

X Critic Pick (4.5+ sex; 4.0+ production values; 4.5+ overall)
Highly Recommended (4.5+ sex; 4.0+ overall)
Recommended (4.0+ sex; 4.0+ overall)
Rent It (<4.00 sex; <4.00 overall)
Skip It (<3.50 sex; <4.00 overall)

Dr. Jay

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