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Lies: Diary Of An Escort

Studio: Vivid » Review by Don Houston » Review Date: 10/18/11

XCritic's Advice: Recommended

Lies: Diary of an Escort

Vivid/Sunlust Pictures

Genre: Feature

Director: Sunny Leone

Cast: Sunny Leone, Breanne Benson, Ryan McLane, Monique Alexander, Bruce Ventura, Sienna Milano, Tommy Pistol, Will Powers
Non-sex role: Wagnor

Length: 176:55 minutes

Sunny Leone

Dates of Production: 6/27/2011, 6/28/2011, 6/29/2011, 7/14/2011, 7/15/2011, 8/12/2011

Extras: There was a photogallery but the main extra was the 17:30 minute long Behind the Scenes feature. There was additional sex and some text comments regarding what was going on, Sunny taking a more visibly active role in the production than previous efforts listing her as director.

Condoms: Yes

Breanne Benson with Ryan

Audio/Video Quality: Lies: Diary of an Escort was offered up in a 1.78:1 anamorphic widescreen presentation as shot by director Sunny Leone for Vivid(under their distribution deal with Sunlust Pictures). The picture seemed to lack as much resolution as other features on the market right now, almost to the point where I would have asked if someone decided to emulate the look of 8mm film but on a small budget. The lighting was on the subdued side and the detail lacked in many of the shots as a result but the saturated looking colors were otherwise accurate. The editing appeared rushed in several scenes and I can’t say this was as polished an effort as I usually see coming out of the Vivid camp but if you’re a fan of the performers featured here, it will be well worth looking into. The audio was presented in 2.0 Dolby Digital using a 48 kHz sampling rate and 192 Kbps bitrate (the BTS clocked in higher at 256 Kbps strangely enough), the lack of true separation or blending of vocals, ambient noises, and score such that it was much like other titles coming out of the industry.

Monique Alexander and Sunny Leone

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Body of Review: Sunny Leone has long been considered one of the most physically attractive women in the entertainment industry, her featured works for Vivid helping elevate her name into a near brand name status known even outside of the usual circles. Her crossover into mainstream has yielded a few titles leading friends of mine to ask more about her and Sunny has taken up directing in addition to popularizing her website in a way that keeps fans coming back. Sunny’s latest collaboration with partner Daniel has netted one just in time for awards consideration, the title called Lies: Diary of an Escorttaking the time tested idea of looking at a woman’s rise into the dangerous world of escorting, my biggest surprise being that Sunny herself did not star in the role (unlike last year’s awesome “Gia”). The lead here was fetching Breanne Benson, the young lady seen in almost all of the seven scenes in the movie. I won’t spoil the plotted elements or otherwise ruin the flick for you outside of a general description of the sexual trysts but suffice it to say that there were a lot of unpolished edges. The back cover described the movie like this: “Lies: Diary Of An Escort is an in depth story of a independent working girl. Going from client to client, Breanne Benson lies to conform to their desires. Sunny Leone tries to protect her roommate and lover, but Breanne's selfish ways are blinded by money. What she chooses in the end will change Sunny forever….” Here’s a brief look at the scenes by cast and action, noting that condoms were used for those still interested:

Breanne Benson with Bruce

Scene One: Sunny Leone, the beautiful young lady featured on the right side of the front cover, was up first in a prolonged solo masturbation scene. As a fan of hers for years, I think I looked forward to this more than anything else in the movie, though her lesbian trysts were also as strokable as any that have come before. She was in the shower and the droning music track washed out most of the ambient noises, Sunny feeling herself up as the water glided down her curvy body. She teased her nipples and played with her clitoris, moving to use a pink dildo (with suction cup) to penetrate her shaven snatch. The camera movement was jerky but Sunny again conveyed a sense of sexual self determination, tasting her juices before the scene closed out.

Sunny Leone and Breanne Benson

Scene Two: Breanne Benson, a busty brunette with a big smile, was up next as she was wined and dined by moper Ryan McLane, their food tease leading to a short bedroom frolic where she stripped for him into a classic bikini, garters, and silk stockings outfit. It looked good on her and the sultry moves she applied had the intended effect, her nude body eliciting an erection from him even before she wrapped her welcome lips around his pecker to slob the knob actively. She applied some hand to gland action along the way and Ryan was soon going down on her, fingering her cleanly shaven pussy before some limited vaginal screwing took place. The movie realistically portrayed them using a condom (as most escorts seem to require these days I’m told), her tits bouncing naturally as he porked away on her in missionary. She was more active in the cowgirl variations and the doggy did not look as well shot but he removed his rubber in time to beat off a round of genetic juice to her sweet ass all the same.

Sienna Milano and Breanne Benson with Tommy

Scene Three: Monique Alexander, the popular former contract hotty, was up next in a lesbian tryst with sexy Sunny Leone, Monique’s hair a darker shade of red and her ever expansive tattoo collection growing again. They were both playful in how they teased and pleased one another, some delightful boob worshipping and gash gobbling leading to some toy usage. Sunny jammed the clear dildo into Monique’s wet pussy, soon sharing the other end as they impaled one another. Monique was over the top here but came across as though she was into the action, their personal chemistry always pleasing to check out. Monique then donned a strap on dildo and the two became even more active, Sunny responding excellently to the fake cock and even cleaning it off orally.

Breanne Benson with Will

Scene Four: Breanne Benson, next up in a lengthy wig, was matched up with Bruce Ventura as the two undressed in the generic room. She removed her yellow thong and masturbated until he was ready, blowing him slowly as she jerked him off. This led to another rarity in porn, Breanne opening a condom and applying it on his rod, the guy fingering her just enough to open her for his cock to start pounding. She was more passive this time at first but the pace escalated as she climbed on top of his body to impale herself while he grabbed her ass cheeks. The camerawork and editing here again showed some unfulfilled promise that I wish had been tightened up but she was an active rider all the same. Breanne removed the condom to blow him to completion, his dick almost as thick around as her wrist as he unleashed his load of population pudding all over her mouth and upper torso.

Scene Five: Sunny Leone and Breanne Benson were then up on a comfy black couch, Sunny making the first move as the two began orally exploring one another. She started off with some boob play and worked her way south to go down on her playmate, some fingering helping lubricate her pussy and expand the amount of juices flowing. It looked best as Breanne sat on Sunny’s face, Sunny steadily working her fingers in even faster as she drank the juices flowing down Breanne’s cooch. Breanne wasn’t as convincing when it was her turn to give but she whipped out a clear red jelly dildo to go at Sunny with, the scene cut short when a purple vibrator was plunged into Breanne in yet another turnabout. This time, the pacing and editing were off too much though both ladies looked tasty.

Scene Six: Sienna Milano, Breanne Benson, and Tommy Pistol were up next as Breanne donned her cover outfit to dominate Sienna. Tommy watched them and gave instructions as to what he wanted to see, Sienna’s fishnet stockings looking great on her as did the ball gag kept her from crying out. Sienna was bound to the ceiling and Breanne ate her snatch, the ladies taking it to a familiar looking couch before Tommy joined them. He ate pussy and ass with equal vigor, safely doing Breanne in doggy as our heroine fingered her new gal pal. It was a bit awkward in terms of pacing, perhaps realistically so, but it got better when the ladies double teamed his cock orally. Tommy then boned Sienna vaginally and the ladies lined up for the shared facial of spunk, Sienna again taking the lead to get most of the load into her mouth.

Scene Seven: Breanne Benson, dressed in a colorful skirt and white top, was up last with creepy Will Powers, the foreboding music signaling a change in mood to be sure. There were some clumsy edits and the couple ended up in bed, his hands roaming from her tits to her gorgeous ass as her blue thong rode up her ass really nicely. He pulled her panties off and went down on her from behind, moving to missionary where she then turned the tables to blow him more skillfully. Using her mouth and hand in unison, the hummer nearly caused him to pop, the condom clad vaginal penetration positions ending in what appeared to be a simulated vaginal creampie running down her leg (and the plotted points leaping the shark).

Summary: Lies: Diary of an Escort by director Sunny Leone for Vivid was sexually solid enough to merit a rating of Recommended or better even if just for the three scenes starring Sunny but it lacked in the feature aspects and technical portions of the show more than I care for. The editing looked like it was either really rushed or farmed out in sections (it wasn’t consistent), one of the biggest headaches being that a stationary shot would “bounce” since an obvious cut did not match up with the next portion of a scene (this happened more than once) and the other being the pacing having little consistency. Still, as an early feature effort it showed plenty of promise from Sunny and producer/cameraman Daniel, fans of Breanne Benson needing to make this one a true “must have” at least as much as the Sunny Leone contingent out there. In short, Lies: Diary of an Escort picked up a common porn theme (several movies have similar themes) and ran on the strength of Sunny Leone and Breanne Benson, certainly a worthy endeavor by all involved so check it out to see if it might work for you.

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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