Feb 072010

It’s day seven of Courtney Trouble week!
Seven Minutes in Heaven 2.
Bordello and a chat with Courtney Trouble, pt. 4.

Roulette Berlin follows in the footsteps of Roulette Dirty South and the original Roulette; it is a film composed of vignettes, meant to celebrate the diversity of queer sexuality. But it differs from its predecessors, too — it is more expertly made. The music in Roulette Berlin generally stays out of the way — and when it doesn’t, it usually fits the action. There is also some beautiful lighting to be seen, although a few scenes are still not up to my lighting par.

The scenes in Roulette Berlin are solid, and I dare say, the most diverse of any Roulette film thus far. You have a female/male scene (Judy Minx and Killer), a solo scene (Anja), a female/female scene (Ena and G.G.), a genderqueer/male scene (Blond Stud and Ju), and a male/male scene (Walter Crasshole and Nikolaj). All the couples are real couples, so chemistry is everywhere. And within that, you have a very wide spectrum of sexual expression — from Ena and G.G.’s sweet and loving scene to Blond Stud and Ju’s intense D/s-style scene.

Yes, D/s! It begins with Blond Stud pressing hir boot into Ju’s chest, then ze lights a cigarette and taunts Ju with it. Ze flicks some ashes onto his skin, and even burns him with the tip of the cigarette a few times. There’s some hitting, then Ju jacks off while Blond Stud fingers him into oblivion. While I’m not incredibly turned on by D/s stuff, I thoroughly enjoyed this scene; the couple’s comfort level with one another is unmistakable.

My favorite scene was the first one, between Judy Minx and Killer. It doesn’t hurt that I find both of them cute as hell, or that the lighting is absolutely beautiful. I still don’t get the fingers-in-mouths fetish, but hey — they make up for it with some intense fingering.

These two scenes do have one downfall (although it may be an upside for other watchers): the performers speak to each other only in French. For me, this is sad, because I love dirty talk and hearing people speak another language while sexing it up is like torture. But if you love the sound of French or know French, you will most likely have the opposite reaction.

Ena and G.G.’s scene and Anja’s scene are both decent, but nothing to write home about. I was excited by Ena’s baldness and Anja’s tattoos, but that’s about it.

And then there’s poor Walter and Nikolaj’s scene. You may remember my frustration with their scene in the first Roulette; I was pissed because the scene was overwhelmed by an ill-fitting soundtrack. Well, now their scene is overwhelmed by bad lighting and grain. And see, this scene is intense and hot — filled with amazing cocksucking and cocks smacking on faces and tongues. But I get really distracted when the skin of sexy boys becomes a mess of black and reddish grain.

Roulette Berlin is entertaining and hot, although it is yet to be as hot as the Seven Minutes in Heaven series, for me. If you’re into D/s play, though, Blond Stud and Ju’s scene is a slice of delicious queer D/s, and Judy Minx and Killer’s scene is also sexy as hell. As always with Courtney’s films, there is an authenticity in these scenes that is above and beyond the norm, so if chemistry gets you off… Roulette Berlin has it.

Buy Roulette Berlin at
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Watch more of Courtney’s work at Indie Porn Revolution, Real Queer Porn, and PinkLabel.tv.

  • Mona Fox

    This looks fab…I would love to hear some French dirty talk!

  • Wilhelmina

    oh my. besides the graininess, this DVD sounds delish…

  • D/s! *squee* I want! 🙂

  • halford

    oh very good work!

  • Mona Fox

    Also I just want to say thank you for the beautiful pronouning!

  • @Mona Fox: Thank you! I emailed Courtney to get the correct pronouns for all her performers. 🙂

  • carnivalesq

    I would want to know what they’re saying, but I like listening to French.

    However, last tine I saw French porn I got angry, so it’s anyone’s guess.

    This looks like a really good one, tho! <3 the review, and nice screencaps. 🙂

  • Heather

    This looks hot! I love the mixture of genders and the fact that they’re all rl lovers. Queer D/s too? That’s just fantastic.

  • I can’t explain the “fingers in mouth” thing, but I absolutely love it. I get crazy turned on by fingers in mouths. *shrug*

  • Ooh I get turn on by sexy noises and dirty talk. I wonder if I would get turn on if the talk is in French. Not only am I interested in seeing this film cause its French but because of its sexual diversity. I have never seen a sex scene with a gender queen performing before or a porn with a male/male sex scene either. I think this dvd will the best to be my first dvd porn own.

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  • Selective Sensualist

    Intense chemistry can make all the difference in the world in porn . . . This might be worth looking into.

  • Bri

    So far, every review of Courtney Trouble’s works have sounded appealing…I’m gonna have to check somethin out!!

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