Cast: Stoya, Brianna Love, Mick Blue, Sasha Grey, Tommy Gunn, Dana DeArmond, Johnny Sins, Tony De Sergio, Alexis Texas, Scott Nails, Jerry, Riley Steele, Erik Everhard, James Deen, Marie Luv
Length: 234:39 minutes
Date of Production: 7/10/2015
Extras: There was a short photogallery and web access but that was all.
Audio/Video Quality: Stoya’s Friends was presented in the same aspect ratio the scenes were originally shot by Robby D. and other directors for Digital Playground. Unlike some compilations on the market, this one cut right to the sex so each scene was edited to a degree, nothing crucial for the majority of rain coaters and no company watermark onscreen at all times but parts of the buildup missing. Each scene looked fairly similar with decent lighting, solid camera work, and respectable flesh tones but the scenes were shot quickly so your mileage may vary. The video bit rate varied considerably but the scenes looked much like I remember the originals otherwise if that helps your decision. The aural components were presented in Dolby Digital but there was no headspace, special effects, or anything else that made me think the sound was rendered in anything except for monaural or basic stereo and then had a surround track encoded in post production. Regardless, I could hear most of the cast just fine, including those behind the camera when I paid attention.
Body of Review: Robby D. has long been one of the most creative and talented directors in all of porn, his work for Vivid and Digital Playground often way ahead of the pack. His latest release from DP is a compilation of his older works called Stoya’s Friends, a variety of scenes starring Stoya through her years as a contract performer for the company. The single disc release included a variety of scenes, much of it strokable with a great cast in the scenes, the emphasis advertised as focusing solely on Stoya. Here’s a brief look at the scenes by cast and action, noting that no condoms were used for those still interested:
Scene One: Jack’s POV 9: Stoya, Brianna Love, Mick Blue: Brianna Love, another modern treasure for her incredibly cute face and curvy ass, was up next as Jack surprised her with a small birthday cake; the crew nearly making her cry in delight. This being her fourth year in the business, I can safely say she is better than ever in terms of her appeal and performances, the junk in her trunk effectively used better at 22 than when she started at 18 years of age. The surprise of the cake aside, her present was new contract gal Stoya who did not waste a beat as she attacked Brianna’s pussy in oral fashion. Brianna’s neon pink outfit enhanced the moment too, but Stoya’s skill with the cookie making Brianna get off with a squeal. While she was claiming this was her best birthday ever, Mick Blue reminded her that she had a second present coming her way too; his cock in her mouth. Stoya continued to go down on her as she actively slobbed his knob; the mix of giving and receiving pleasure making it an even more fun moment for her. With a hug, Stoya then left to let them finish the scene, Mick pounding into Brianna like he was going on a lengthy trip by ship or something as he gave her his all. She then did PTM and they moved to the floor, trying out a number of positions that rubbed her the right way. As if the vaginal sex wasn’t enough, he then started fucking her “tight asshole” and she made those little moaning noises of hers as he banged away, panting like he was dying until they took a short break for her to do ATM on him. The ass cheek ripple was sweet and she ended it by jerking out a load to her mouth to swallow. Great scene!
Scene Two: Stoya Sexy Hot: Stoya, Sasha Grey, Tommy Gunn: Stoya, this time in her cover outfit with Sasha Grey (on the left hand part of the duo there), ended the movie with some lesbian action and a tryst with studly Tommy Gunn. The ladies looked natural on the couch as they poked, prodded, kissed, rubbed, and diddled one another soundly; the erotic nature of the scene changing when he entered the picture. The neon pink fishnets and whispered comments, the pubes Sasha sported and the breathless pants were all charged as far as I was concerned. The use of toys even helped ready them for his cock, some choking with his belt and spanking elevating the dynamic a bit during the hummer. Then came the active vaginal screwing as he took turns with them, the taste testing and minor foot fetish action added to diversify the fun. The end came too soon though as he rubbed out a load of semen to their faces for sharing, the cumswapping a bit nasty but heated too.
Scene Three: Stoya Sexy Hot: Stoya, Dana DeArmond, Johnny Sins: Stoya, this time dressed in pink fetish attire and working with gonzo anal queen Dana DeArmond (who was dressed in a similar orange outfit), then showed she enjoyed lesbian sex as much as the rod of lean Johnny Sins. Initially, the gals ate each other out and paid homage to their asses, the droning music too aggressive for the slow paced nature of the sex taking place on screen. Stoya was enthusiastic and Dana was as decadent as ever, the dichotomy of age versus youth not a bad one to explore as the toys were inserted (Dana's ass is probably second only to a handful in the industry in terms of how much it can accommodate) and tasted. Both of the women paid as much attention to pussy as sucking cock here, the vaginal drilling he provided showing Stoya to be the more active of the gals but Dana's ass able to handle anything coming her way. Stoya choked Dana too, a rarity in a Digital Playground release, perhaps making up for it by sucking the matron of alt-porn's taint. Dana did more ATM than the star of the scene did, Johnny and Dana getting rough with nipple play and choking too. The resulting nut of population pudding went to Stoya's ass cheek for sharing with Dana (who licked it off before kissing it back to Stoya) and it was another fine scene.
Scene Four: Bad Girls 1: Stoya, Mick Blue, Tony De Sergio: Stoya, the ultra+ hotty featured on the lower half of the front cover, was up last as she walked into the room where studly Mick Blue and moper Tony DeSergio were waiting for her. She immediately embraced Mick as Tony watched, Mick placing a blindfold on cute gal while whispering sweet nothings in her ear. He rubbed her pussy as she sat in his lap, the two playfully kissing in a display of enthusiasm and chemistry. Mick then guided her sweet lips to his cock, the gal lovingly sucking him off with alternating kisses. Tony looked quite pathetic during this portion of the scene so Mick took pity on him and the guys started throat fucking her mouth. Stoya loved the taste of cock and Mick gave her some head as a reward, smacking her milky white ass before taking her from behind. She was passive until warmed up, riding Tony's smaller pecker more rapidly; the rest of the scene showcasing oral and vaginal sex. There was some choking for those that care but Stoya was in her element and enjoying everything they did with her. The scene closed out when the men rubbed out loads of semen to her mouth, Stoya beaming in delight at the effect she had on them.
Scene Five: Stoya Scream: Stoya, Alexis Texas, Johnny Sins: Stoya, the hotty featured on the front cover, was up first with curvy Alexis Texas, the two watching a movie before being stalked by Johnny Sins. The trio were soon laughing and kidding around, the ladies feeling each other up as much as him while they engaged in some oral foreplay. Johnny enjoyed the way they double teamed his cock but I preferred the manner in which they kissed each other more, Johnny giving head as much as he later received from what I could tell. The oral led to vaginal plowing, the ladies both actively riding his pecker with some taste testing before the inevitable wad of genetic juice landed on Stoya's abdomen. I prefer sex scenes where I can see what is happening clearly so my personal tastes colored my perception here but Stoya was the most active rider and Alexis better at taste testing.
Scene Six: Stoya Heat: Stoya, Scott Nails, Jerry: Stoya, still sporting her massive hickey and alabaster skin, was up last on the couch servicing both Jerry and Scott Nails. Scott blew her off initially but she enjoyed receiving Jerry's compliments, soon allowing both of them free access to her body as the clothes went flying off. She alternated sucking the men off and they took turns screwing her pussy, Stoya seemingly loving her own juices mixed with theirs. The oral and vaginal sex continued until the men rubbed out wads of semen to her welcoming mouth, her neck still marred by the damage Erik had done to her seen before the credits rolled. It was a good way to end the movie even if the chemistry between her and Jerry was questionable.
Scene Seven: Riley Scream: Stoya, Riley Steele, Erik Everhard: When the movie starts, Riley and Stoya are watching a movie while Erik sits behind them. They send him out to get some snacks and beer but soon Riley gets scared. Erik comes back and they all start making out with the girls playing plenty of attention to his prick and to one another. Once he's good and warmed up the girls take turns riding his cock and sitting on his face. They eat and suck at one another as Erik goes back and forth between the pair and to finish the scene he stacks the girls up on top of each other so that he can fuck one pussy from behind and then the next until he blows his load across the two gorgeous girls. (review by The Mooninite)
Scene Eight: Web Whore: Stoya, Erik Everhard, James Deen: Stoya takes her two boy toys into the living room and makes it very obvious that she wants to get fucked. They take her clothes off, wasting no time whatsoever, and she blows Erik while James fingers her. The guys go back and forth, each getting sucked and fucked, and Stoya takes one and then the other from the usual positions – cowgirl, spoon and doggy – it finishes up with a mightily messy double cum shot with one guy blasting his load across her spread box and the other across her pretty face. A nice, aggressive and well shot scene with lots of energy and enthusiasm from our cover girl. (review by The Mooninite)
Scene Nine: Stoya Atomic Tease: Stoya, Marie Luv, James Deen: Stoya, acting giddy alongside riding crop-wielding Marie Luv, were up last to dominate James Deen in bed. He was tied up and spanked, the ladies relishing their captive as he struggled for freedom. Stoya marked her territory with lipstick (large red impressions of lipstick on his ass cheeks) before they rolled him over to blow. Marie was more aggressive during the oral but Stoya showed she was far from the shy newcomer she was a mere year ago by her nice assist. James gave a little head here but hardly enough, moving to pounding the ladies vaginally as they assisted one another. This was the least active ride in the movie by the lead but she looked radiant as she took the dick inside her cleanly shaven biscuit, soon becoming more active with time. This continued as the ladies took turns riding James, his inevitable pop to Marie's ass licked and swapped by Stoya until they faded out.
Summary: Stoya’s Friends by director Robby D. for Digital Playground was a dedicated compilation of scenes focusing on attractive Stoya regardless of what sex acts she partook in, the mileage varying considerably as to how good some scenes were. I rated the compilation from the company archives as a very solid Rent It, my belief that unaltered scenes work best in their original context, enough of these ladies showing how much they enjoyed gobbling gash that you’d think the company might have listed the scenes on the cover. In short, Stoya’s Friends was advertised as having a plethora of Stoya scenes, for those that might have missed out as they were released so give it a look if this appeals to you, the vast bulk of her body of work performed under contract at Digital Playground.
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