Review – double DP, or two titles from Digital Playground

So recently, I was super excited to get added to the Digital Playground screener list – yay more adult content to explore!!

Digital Playground, which was founded in 1993 as a manufacturer of adult computer game something-or-others, is currently one of the most prolific and powerful producers in the industry. They make ambitious, highly stylized and fairly conventionally pretty, big budget films and less ambitious (but still high end) standard release projects that are wildly popular with consumers – things like Pirates (1&2), Babysitters (1&2), Nurses, Top Guns, and Titlicious (1 – 3 so far!!) among many others. They’re one of the few companies out there to still maintain a stable of highly hott exclusive “contract girls,” and their CEO is a woman named Samantha Lewis. (DP’s Wikipedia page here btw)

Interesting!!

(pictured: random pic I found via the magic of Google, presumably of Digital Playground girls through the ages)

So anyway, DP is know for pumping up these epic releases of theirs, and their current big soon-to-be-released push is surrounding Fighters. According to the trailer, Fighters is gonna be some girl boxing sweat dripping empty calories blockbuster awesome!! Who’s excited?? (I mean, besides me ;)

And when I got a package in the mail the other day from DP, I tore it open in anticipation of… not Fighters. Meh, but I decided to give the two DP standard release projects I had on hand a spin instead. Upon viewing, Stoya Web Whore (2011) and The Crib (2011) seem to encapsulate opposite ends of the DP standard release project spectrum. Read on!!

Stoya Web Whore (2011)

I really liked this movie!! It had all kinds of fun elements: Stoya (love her or she’s not your thing, you gotta admit that the girl’s got a unique charm), sexual tension building between the main characters (Stoya and Mick Blue), and jiu jitsu!! I was especially entertained by all the dudes rolling and talking about Stoya The Web Whore/roommate throughout the film. And the external shots of a Porn Valley-area BJJ academy? Awesome.

Here is the box copy:

Once she logs on, you’ll never want to log off.

Gorgeous and sinful Stoya slips under the spell of lust, captivated by her new roommate, and hungry for passionate encounters. Mick Blue plays a naughty game of chasing tail, toying with romantic pursuits and hot sex with wet and wild chicks. Stoya dives in, feeding right into his lap, playing him for all his well endowed worth, until they come together and even the score.” (sic)

Maybe it’s me, but that copy didn’t make a whole lotta sense; and I must admit that the idea of roomie who is secretly a cam girl is a little dated, but whatevs. It came out well and Stoya Web Whore was a nice little movie…

…but I can’t say as much for The Crib.

The Crib (2011)

The Crib made no sense at all and was pretty silly. Here’s the box copy:

“BiBi Jones is a naughty neighbor girl, hired to come and housesit for sexy and hung business man, Mick Blue. Told not to engage in mischievous behavior, she immediately disobeys and invites horny girls like Gracie Glam and Bridgette B over for nasty playtime with hard pumpers Manuel Ferrara, Charles Deva, and Erik Everhard. These girls are ready to take on every hard member they can sneak in. Sexy massage, stripper poles and Nacho Vidal as the thick stud pizza boy, make this house sitting gig a wild, humping ride to remember.” (sic… that kinda made my head hurt)

Although “the crib” itself was actually pretty nice and the cast included very solid performers, this movie had a crappy piecemeal feel throughout. BiBi Jones was utterly unappealing, and the main trio of girlfriends (she, Gracie, and Bridgette) didn’t hang together at all. And the massage table scene? Absolutely ludicrous.

So yeah, opposite ends of the DP relatively standard release spectrum – an interesting little experiment in content juxtaposition.

Stoya Web Whore (2011)

Girls: Stoya, Kagney Linn Karter, Alexis Texas, and Rebecca Blue

Guys: Tommy Gunn, Scott nails, Erik Everhard, James Deen, Manuel Ferrara, and Mick Blue

Directed by Robbie D for Digital Playground. Released in July, 2011. Buy your copy of Stoya Web Whore here.

The Crib (2011)

Girls: BiBi Jones, Gracie Glam, Indigo Augustine, and Bridgette B

Guys: Mick Blue, Manuel Ferrara, Charles Dera, Nacho Vidal, and Erik Everhard

Directed by Robbie D for Digital Playground. Released in August, 2011. Buy your copy of The Crib here.

…and gah!! wouldn’t you know it?? As I was finishing up this review last night, the UPS man came by and brought… Fighters!! Soon bebes, soon.

 

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