Vouyer Media, ordinarily purveyors of gonzo hardcore that is not for amateurs, switches it up with this rather cute dabble in the booming porn parody genre.
Taxi (2010) mirrors the ABC/NBC sitcom classic almost perfectly. All the characters are present â€“ Alex the good guy, Louie the jerky boss, Tony the dim-witted boxer, and the token chic, Elaine Nardo (played by the exquisite Kirsten Price, â€œon loanâ€ from Wicked Pictures). Only in Vouyerâ€™s Taxi we get Ron Jeremy (as â€œLouieâ€ in a non-sex role) instead of Danny DeVito and a whole lotta fucking.
Taxi, which is just over two hours long, includes five sex scenes; and honestly each one is pretty â€œvanilla,â€ with standard boy-girl sequencing throughout. Thereâ€™s nothing crazy going on in this film â€“ no anal, no torturously long conversations with talent before a gangbang scene, etc. This is not to say that the sex isnâ€™t hot, though. Itâ€™s super hot, especially the POV bj sequence with Monique Alexander in the third scene. But, unlike the vast majority of Vouyer content, I could see Taxi being palatable toÂ the non-seasoned porn viewer.
My only concern with this film is that the parody referent is too obscure. Taxi (1970s/1980s) was awesome; but, outside of Celebrity Rehab train-wreck Jeff Conawayâ€™s (Conaway played â€œBobbyâ€ on the original Taxi) recurring battles with drugs and Scientology, there hasnâ€™t been a recent cultural check-in with this iconic show. As a consequence, I wonder if the vast majority of people who didnâ€™t actually watch Taxi back in the day will get anything out of Vouyerâ€™s really well-done pokes at the original. But whatevs â€“ Taxi or not, anyone can appreciate the Jenny Hendrix pout.
Recommended for: Danny DeVito/Taxi fans, porn-open and porn-newbie couples familiar with the referent, Checker and Yellow cab workers!
Girls: Eva Angelina, Kirsten Price, Monique Alexander, Jenny Hendrix, Krissy Lynn
Guys: Jack Lawrence, Mark Wood, Anthony Rosano, Mick Blue, Evan Stone, Ron Jeremy (non-sex)
Directed by Anton Slayer for Vouyer Media.Â Released in July, 2010. Buy your copy here.
Also features three bonus sex scenes (super-anal with Jenny Hendrix, girl-girl with Eva Angelina, and a boy-girl with Monique Alexander) and a cut of the film without the hardcore, which is totally just like the original show!!
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