My problem with adult films is extremely hairy men. It's why I stick with gg scenes...well...that and the fact that I'm a heterosexual male who finds men in sex scenes a turn-off.
But, yeah, adult films have gone all ancient Egypt and Rome on us - both societies despised body hair, the Egyptians going so far as to remove hair from the scalp as well, though both sexes routinely wore wigs, at least among the upper classes.
I find the bush sexy but, as par135 notes, perhaps that's a generational thing.
Saturday, March 17th, 2018 on Back Home Reloaded Episode 1 - Carnal
Lovely, intense scene. Don't know what the fuss regarding pubic hair is all about. I've led an active life and have yet to encounter a woman without it. There's a sensual element there too but I digress.
These women are fit. More than fit. My only nit was having to wait so long to see the sexy, ripped torso of Julia Roca. But that's an artistic decision. You murder any sense of urgency if the partners pause to completely disrobe.
Great direction, lighting and camera work here to minimize skin flaws. There's no such thing as perfect skin - not really - and the age of high definition video has added that fact to the challenge of making adult films. I'll never forgive Sweetheart Video for lighting the late August Ames, who suffered acne breakouts, in one scene in a manner that accentuated it. These are often women in their late teens after all.
In short, another splendid and sexy film that respects the audience and the performers.
Nice scene and, as others have noted, it has an authentic, playful feel to it throughout.
Only nit - and it's not really much of a nit - is that my favorite Julia Roca scenes employ high contrast lighting that vividly shows just how fit, how cut, her body is. She's ripped in such a sexy way. Bg, gg, doesn't matter. What an engaging performer!
Thursday, March 15th, 2018 on Truth or Dare Episode 2 - Vitalize
Thank you, Rose. Oh yes, I've seen "Olas De Placer" and can EASILY understand why it is highly rated.
It's funny, the New York Times recently posted an opinion piece written by adult actress wondering aloud if there was such a thing as good porn.
They screen their comments over there pretty heavily but I managed to get one approved. After citing the serious studies showing that, contrary to the opinions of politicians, the availability of adult films DECREASES the incidence of violence against women, I also included a plug for the MetArt Network, citing Don Caravaggio specifically, along with a couple of other MetArt directors.
Or, to use an American phrase, it's good and good for you too *smiles*
Tuesday, March 6th, 2018 on The Message
Can't believe I missed this one earlier. I read all the comments before posting and, yes, it was disturbing to see folks jumping all over Sydney for his comments but everyone made peace in the end. Nowadays that's even more remarkable in an online discussion, albeit three years past.
Not sure what's become of the Italian director with the stage name of one of my favorite real-life artists but there is art here too. I do love his work but if, as Sydney implied, he aspires to other things, I do wish him well.
And what of the peerless Spanish beauty, the likes of which I'd never seen until subscribing to this site. Lots of little YouTube tributes to Lorena Garcia out there. Even the normally coarse site, PornHub, described her as someone you'd only expect to see if you died and beheld an angel.
It was only at around the 10th viewing of this film that I could bring myself to notice Sydney's fair nits regarding the moving camera. The scene is simply too electric to see much of anything other than the two women the first...or third...or ninth time I saw it. I've yet to notice the fans. And I'm happy it didn't devolve into a dream or an imagined hope. It's too pure a fantasy as is. No point in diluting it.
Rose - if you scan these remarks from long ago released scenes, could you tell me if Don Caravaggio is still making adult films, and if Ms. Garcia is still performing in them? Many thanks if you can. I'd certainly understand if you only keep up with comments regarding recent releases and these remarks of mine vanish into Dev-Null space :)
Would be nice if these were incorporated into a high-level forum structure sortable by recent comments regardless of the age of the scene's release. But I like the site. Thanks!
Sunday, March 4th, 2018 on The Message
Yes, quite stylish. Well executed.
Chris Rock, in his latest comedy special on Netflix this week, had an interesting insight into porn addiction. At first just seeing naked gals does it for you. Over time, however, your tastes become more and more specific to the point of the bizarre. The punchline was he wanted to see a woman with Asian features and a Latina's backside.
Sure I laughed but it made me think. My tastes too have become extremely specific. Thus I am reluctant to grade erotic films now beyond style and production value. And, on that score, you're right Rose, this film is very well done.
Friday, February 16th, 2018 on Redolence Episode 1 - Pose
Cristal resembles a young Sarah Vandella without the absurdly large fake breasts but also without Ms. Vandella's breathtaking hourglass figure fashioned though years of long hours in the gym. I could do without the former but my problem with many of the Czech models is probably cultural: most are so skinny and lack muscle definition. Some don't appear to work out regularly.
Silvia is remarkably fit. But you can see the scars from her breast enlargement surgery. There's a way to perform that procedure entering through the armpit area that leaves no marks on the breasts. Perhaps it's a matter of expense.
As for tattoos, that is more a generational thing. To younger eyes they're an adornment; a form of self-expression. To mine they're a willful disfigurement. 😳
The performances were so-so. Kissing was pro forma rather than passionate and deep. The reason you oil up for the sheer sensual pleasure of rubbing bodies together in a long, languid fashion. Here's it more like lube.
Although this is purely a matter of taste, I judge the quality of a GG film by how long it takes before the gals go for each other's nipples and vaginas and you can't just go from the one to the other. There is an entire, and usually lovely, female torso in between, chests and necks above, legs and feet below. And, behind all of that, is the beauty of a well-found female back and backside.
Much is made of how BG scenes lack sensuality and appear more like mating than sex. Many of us drawn to GG scenes are looking for more, much more. In fairness, it's a lot to ask and it can't be easy for every performer to accomplish or every filmmaker to direct and capture.
Saturday, January 20th, 2018 on Oiled Episode 4 - Radiate
The sex had its moments but the setup, just like in the first video, was wholly disconnected from the action, unless you believe Katrina's guilt from kissing another woman was needed for her to make love with her partner.
In the previous story, it was supposed to be revenge sex prior to Apolonia dumping her partner, but she doesn't.
In short, these opening monologues don't serve any purpose that I can see.
Enjoyed the opening music - a retro mix of West Coast '60s surfer styles. The closing music was pure Spain. Each was nice but they made peculiar bookends.
Penelope gives a good, spirited performance here. Katrina....less so.
Wednesday, November 15th, 2017 on Lesbian Stories Vol 3 Episode 4 - Liaison
Yes, Apolonia has a face of unsurpassed beauty.
But I'm reminded of a poem by Walt Whitman, I Sing the Body Electric. In this stanza, he's speaking of a man, of course. Walt was gay. But it summarizes my feelings about women.
But the expression of a well-made man appears not only in his face,
It is in his limbs and joints also, it is curiously in the joints of his hips and wrists,
It is in his walk, the carriage of his neck, the flex of his waist and knees, dress does not hide him,
The strong sweet quality he has strikes through the cotton and broadcloth,
To see him pass conveys as much as the best poem, perhaps more,
You linger to see his back, and the back of his neck and shoulder-side.
And this is what I found lacking here. Again, simply a matter of taste.
When I was young I was once so captivated by a woman's knees I became disoriented. This very thing was what got Saint Jerome - the scholar who produced the first Bible in Latin, the Vulgate - into trouble. When he wasn't translating the word of God he was writing about the grace of a woman's knee.
And legs. In 2001 Israeli PM Ariel Sharon was so struck by the beauty of Condolezza Rice's legs, he later said he had trouble concentrating on what she was saying.
A male Captain on a major airline glanced down at the legs of his female copilot and suffered vertigo that lasted the duration of the flight.
Boobs, butts, nipples, do it for most. Wrists, hands, knees, shapely legs, and a certain grace of movement do it for me. These gals, lovely as they are, seem like girls. Just a matter of taste.
Thursday, November 9th, 2017 on Lesbian Stories Vol 3 Episode 3 - Recall
Would dearly love to see more films with her but only if she's truly into gals. Most of her work to-date has been straight scenes, and I didn't feel she was all that into it in her scene in Androgynous.
In fairness, though, how many people are there who are truly into having sex with people they don't know, on camera. But I digress 😉
Monday, November 6th, 2017 on Rina Ellis
Rina Ellis is both beautiful and sexy. And her chauffeur uniform, including the white gloves, being removed, bit by bit, by Frida Sante was erotic.
Didn't care for the harsh lighting, though, or the setting of the chair. Plus, although both are professionals, I didn't feel the chemistry was there. Just the mandatory actions, the stock moans and expressions of pleasure.
Yes, porn - like professional wrestling - is fake. If you don't accept that, then you're expecting entirely too much from the genre. But it must be convincing. This one didn't convince me, though that's just one opinion.
Monday, November 6th, 2017 on Androgynous Episode 4 - The Driver
The soundtrack was channeling Ennio Morricone there at the beginning but the scene was not something out of Sergio Leone. Might be kinda sexy if it did, so long as there's no gunfire.
Yes, the gals are cute. But the kissing was far from passionate, went from nipples directly to the vagina, ignoring necks, ears, shoulders, arms, backs, tummies, thighs, basically the entire gorgeous body presented to Penelope, save two small spots.
Then right to the mutual penetration toy complete with lube bottle in the scene. Penelope still has her top on! Then cowgirl, reverse cowgirl, heck it might as well have been a straight scene. Nice, however, that the toy was more artful than a mere cast of a penis.
Sorry, I wanted to see more of these lovely women doing more lovely things to each other in more sensual, I-want-every-inch-of-you passionate fashion. In the end, as always, just a matter of taste. One person's ho-hum is another's OMG hotness.
Thursday, November 2nd, 2017 on Lesbian Stories Vol 3 Episode 2 - Relive
The CSRs are great too. I had trouble with closed captioned streaming on the SexArt site. And the CSR kept working the issue until she solved it. Several emails over just 24 hours until it was fixed.
Monday, October 30th, 2017 on Samara
Yes, probably the most classic fable of the inevitability of death ever told. This twist in this video makes the Eros-Thanatos connection....sex and death. Sex is the answer to death, after all 😉
An ancient Arabic myth. And a good one as recounted by michelle-n-Jessica her post.
Can't place the soundtrack. Very nice though.
As for the scene. Oh my....outstanding!! And that opening is so unlike anything I've seen in this often degrading and degraded genre.
Normally I'm not a huge of 4k....more and finer visual detail is not always a good thing. To my mind, given that these are human bodies, there's good resolution, high resolution, and risky high resolution. But those opening few minutes....almost wished this one offered the last of the three 😉
Hitachi....was going great until they whipped out the Hitachi, alas ☹️It makes it all too....transactional, in my view.
Excellent chemistry in this scene. The gals seemed to enjoy each other. Just not my kind of scene.
Prefer total body touching, total body oral, and at least the illusion of unleashed craving, each for the feel and the taste of every inch of the other.
Saturday, October 28th, 2017 on Summer Memories Episode 3 - Recapture
Wow, Julia Roca is RIPPED. Amazing muscle definition. Very sexy. Eager performer
Lola is lovely and has gorgeous legs. She's done some wonderful scenes too.
So, why didn't this scene work? Well, in my view that is.
Julia is determined to make eye contact with Lola. And Lola keeps avoiding it, preferring to keep her eyes closed. The kissing felt forced. None of it was passionate. Feels like a bad match, alas.
At one point in the scene what appears to be a black Lab can be seen outside heading toward the door of the house. Hmmmm....I thought....this could get really weird. 😳
No, I didn't want to see THAT, but my mind was wandering
Saturday, October 28th, 2017 on Hypersexuality Episode 4 - Desired
At first I thought a fella with the name, Caravaggio, had some serious...SERIOUS shoes to fill until - duh! - I realized it's likely a stage name in a genre of total stage names. 😳
What a lovely, playful, sexy film, with such a lighthearted setup. We simply don't get that in the States. Ah, but thanks to this little Internet thing geography can be irrelevant.
Ah....heart rate is finally coming down...what an outstanding film!
Thursday, October 26th, 2017 on The Intruders
War and Sex didn't sit well with me at the time. It's kinky - which is always an eye-of-the-beholder sort of thing - but the uniforms of the soldiers reminded me of German uniforms in WWII. I've nothing against Germans today. Spent a good few years living and working in Munich. It's that era, though...
In fairness, today I hunted it down and looked at a scene or two. No, they're not German uniforms. Some of the actresses are GORGEOUS and it's pretty much just....kink *blush*
Sunday, October 22nd, 2017 on Viv Thomas Masterclass: Behind The Scenes
Yes, that Dream Team was a revolution in erotic films. It's a shame he seemed either unable or unwilling - clearly this was an emotional experience for him - to discuss the past in detail.
The first Art of Kissing got me interested in porn. Sandra and Lisa, Eve and Peaches.
All three Pink Velvets. Lisa and Sandy....Sandy...Sandy, oh Sandy...uh...oh...focus.
Sandra and Eve in PV3. Ella in all three films. Sophie Moon. Jo.
Then Nella, Vera, Natalie, Lexi, Blue, Niki, Cindy, Zoe, Stella - gawd there was something so charming about Stella, and something thoroughly hilarious about Vera. All of them achingly sexy, each in a different way.
Fact is none of us will ever see EXACTLY what we want in porn. That era and crew came closest for me. And when the American online comprehensive library of porn - hotmovies.com - noted their surprise at the popularity of Hot Silk among their customers, one of their gonzo-loving reviewers decide to just see the film...then she understood.
Sorry...I've re-upped to this site after several years away, came across this interview and...well...
When you watch this stuff it never occurs to you which scenes you will recall a decade later, much less suspect that recollecting those models and those scenes will evoke nostalgia.
The scene felt a little awkward at moments - likely because the gals seem awfully young - but Melody is lovely.
Sunday, October 22nd, 2017 on Art Of Kissing Revisited Episode 1 - Caress
Nice scene. Melody Petite is GORGEOUS.
Beauty is always subjective. Didn't care for Daphne's weak chin and cheekbones plus - and this likely means I'll have to stick to the earlier material - I find tattoos a real turn-off in most cases.
Sunday, October 22nd, 2017 on Day Dream Episode 1 - Car Wash
The problem with this scene is that the voice of a male director can be heard multiple times.
Major fail. Would have been a splendid scene otherwise - a wonderful scene.
I don't want to see dicks in my porn, and I don't want to hear people who possess dicks either.
Saturday, October 21st, 2017 on No Fear in Love Part 3
Yeah, Wanda, my thoughts exactly.
This scene was just so authentic, playful, and....can I use this word....joyous that I nearly felt embarrassed watching it, as I felt like a voyeur.
Saturday, October 21st, 2017 on No Fear in Love Part 1
Had to catch my breath after this one.
Niki never looked better. And this was Blue Angel before she became an international star. None of the persistent bags under her eyes as in later years. No knock on her. Heck, I can't remember most of my 20s.
This entire film stands apart in the genre of erotic films, adult films, porn, whatever you want to call it. It's as if the audience for contemporary films never made love in their real lives. Well...they might have "had sex" but....oh hell, I'm just ranting *blush*
Wonderful scene. Pity that its creators appear to have moved on, alas.
Saturday, October 21st, 2017 on No Fear in Love Part 2
The setup to this scene is moving and wonderful and, unlike adult films in general, makes sense. I mean it's not the pizza delivery guy/gal responding to the order for "extra sausage" or the other ludicrous cliche sex scene scenarios.
Who could have imagined, in those early days of porn, a sex scene beginning with the actresses, aware of the ephemeral nature of our brief lives, taking comfort in the stars and the eternal nature of the universe, Natalia showing Sonia the constellation, Pegasus, and relating it to the tattoo of Pegasus on Sonia's shoulder. It's damned seductive.
I doubt we'll be seeing anything remotely like this in the wonderful current HBO series, The Deuce, set in the '70s and focusing on the development of the porn film industry.
Natalia is lovely and, for us Americans at least, her British accent is sexy in a way that makes you want to ask her to just read the phone book (remember when there were phone books ;) because simply listening to her voice would allow you to just melt away.
Saturday, October 21st, 2017 on No Fear in Love Part 4
This is a departure for Lisa who normally plays a top. But here she's a definite bottom to Cayenne who really gets into this one.
Yes, Lisa has been a treasure for so many years. And her performances always have felt....authentic.
Great scene...well...until the story arc shows up ;)
Friday, October 20th, 2017 on The Pick Up
Unless I'm missing something, this is a rather sad end to the long, LONG Unfaithful story arc.
Yep, Nella left the industry. The scene with Cayenne was promising but she too left the industry, only to return briefly and claim an XBiz award for her BG scenes shortly before she retired for good.
Perhaps if we'd started with this scene, and ended with the first scene, it might have been a tad more pleasing to the folks who stuck with Unfaithful episodes one through five.
Leaving Lisa to suffer eternal sorrow and enter the path toward becoming an alcoholic may feel realistic to many. But porn is about fantasy. People rarely watch adult films because their RL relationships have all worked out just dandy.
Friday, October 20th, 2017 on The Escort
Cayenne's masturbation-seduction of Jo was.....breathtaking in this scene.
She has the body of a gazelle. And that long, graceful neck of hers...oh my....
Friday, October 20th, 2017 on A Little Help from my Friend
Yes, Blue Angel was special. Well...she's not dead, just retired. What made her special was her ability to have sex with the sort of utterly uninhibited abandon that few people can and most people wish they could. Plus she's gorgeous, which never hurts.
On her feature video scene with Brandy Smile (silly stage name, beautiful woman), Brandy confessed that she had difficulty achieving an orgasm on camera....except with Blue. Hardly a surprise on either count.
This is an exceptional scene. The pairing of two personalities was perfect!
Friday, October 20th, 2017 on The Viv Thomas Collection Part 1
Pity we didn't have Ferrara for long.
One doesn't subscribe to Viv Thomas for BG scenes and this one has some problems. First, the male talent comes very quickly in the initial outdoor sequence and appears to be erect though other means for the bedroom scene.
Still, it's a good scene and the point of these is to make the woman look good. She does but she doesn't appear to climax. Nonetheless, it's fun watching her try.
Friday, October 20th, 2017 on The Viv Thomas Collection Part 2
Eve Angel is the reason I became aware of the Viv Thomas organization. The original Art of Kissing with her scene with Peaches, her scene with Sandra Shine in Pink Velvet 3, her numerous wonderful scenes with Jo - all of them reflected an erotic, sensual, tender sensibility for an audience that craves a reflection of sex as an intimate experience, unlike American gonzo porn. And, unlike American adult film actresses, her beauty is timeless and unique.
Yet all beauty is fleeting. This is what makes this video so memorable, as it appears to have been the last with her as a featured performer. The Eve's Blind Dates series shows us an older woman who has filled out for whatever reason. But she was never better than she is in this scene.
Friday, October 20th, 2017 on Provocative Moods Scene 2
Only thing that marred this for me was the vocalizing of the redhead. She makes an almost identical edge-of-orgasm sound no matter what Sabrisse was doing to her. At one point I figured she'd make that exact sound had Sabrisse been sucking her thumb.
But, like Mimi17 said, the kissing was the thing in this one :)
Thursday, October 19th, 2017 on Angels Vol 2 Episode 2 - Reciprocal
Daydream sequences work in this film genre, better than in the mainstream, because they mirror the customer experience rather well ;)
Only thing to mar this customer's "willing suspension of disbelief" were the legs of Veronica's partner, May Thai. Signs of cellulite in a woman this young is unfortunate. She would have a lovely lower body, though, with some regular, targeted exercise. All the VT models could use some work on their deltoids - they all have painfully thin shoulders but I digress.
Thursday, October 19th, 2017 on Day Dream Episode 3 - Gardener
This scene is so playful and sexy. So anti-gonzo and charming. Normally I don't care for toys but didn't mind here. Was a bit odd just throwing them back in the box but, hey, it's a great scene!
Nice to see Sandra Shine directing. Wonderful work.
Wednesday, October 18th, 2017 on Derriere Episode 2 - The Attic
That's very nice to hear, thank you! We care about putting out a quality product that celebrates female sexuality. I think it helps that we have women working in so many roles in the company, both in movie and photo production, and on the technical side of the websites. It's a nice company to be involved with :-)
Wednesday, March 7th, 2018 on The Message
Hi Blue Baron, Don Caravaggio is still very active for us as a photographer and director across all our sites, including MetArt, MetArt X and SexArt. You might want to check out "Olas De Placer," a movie he made with Lorena which is one of our highest rated movies of all time, with good reason! Nice to have you here, and I hope you find plenty to enjoy :-)
Monday, March 5th, 2018 on The Message
"I felt like a voyeur" - an intriguing and informing comment. I hadn't thought to put it in that frame, but that really does capture the sentiment I feel when I view a scene where it's clear that the performance is authentic - the eye of the camera really becomes an intrusion.
That also speaks to something I have articulated previously. I think it's very gutsy and courageous when a performer, especially a female performer, is willing to be that open, frank, and explicit on camera. Few, if any, mainstream performers would ever expose that part of themselves for the world to see. But many of the performers here (and at some other sites) do take that step. And they should be commended for their courage, rather that belittled for brazenness.
Saturday, November 11th, 2017 on No Fear in Love Part 1
The MetArt network uses your email address to send you more information about our products/services, events, news and offers.
You can unsubscribe at any time by using the unsubscribe link located in our emails we send you.
Email newsletters can be blocked or filtered into bulk, spam or
marketing folders. As a result, you may miss email communications
To avoid this, add our email addresses to your safe sender’s List by
adding us to your email contacts.
18 U.S.C. 2257 Record-Keeping Requirements Compliance Statement. All materials © 2018 vivthomas.com. All models photographed were at least 18 years old.