Gay Comic Geek Review of Cum Laude! (spoiler: he loved it)

We had a lot of fun making this movie. Keith Webb wrote the script wanting to show the dynamic between older and younger men but to move past the same “My step son” thing.

A movie with only four men in various pairings doesn’t always work but it does here… and Paul also mentions how beautifully it’s shot. Jasun Mark said he wanted to make the movie look like “a 50s post card” with deep, rich colors that made you want to rip off your shirt and jump in. Success.

Most of all, Paul loved the hot action between the hot men. We couldn’t be happier with this review… and we know you’ll love the movie, too.

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Director’s Blog: Making BOOM with Liam Knox and Matthew Bosch

This was a fun scene, although every scene has a unique set of challenges.

For the opening scene from the movie Boom, we had a bit of a walk-through of changes that will be coming to the house that’s being renovated. This is the third but kind of fifth movie in the “Titanmen Renovation Series” (that includes Blue Print, Say Uncle, Parole, Demolition and now BOOM).


We started that series with the movie Blue Print that introduced Bruce Beckham to the Titan family and also featured Matthew Bosch, Dallas Steele, Eric Nero, Adam Ramsey, Dirk Caber and Max Sergeant. At the time, Titan had a large house we’d used to shoot a bunch of scenes for various movies (including Rent and Silverlake),  but they had decided to renovate it and that meant we had a lot of fresh locations for the movie… but they’d all be construction sites and as time progressed, it would get harder and harder to shoot as we had to grapple with no shower… limited  access to electricity and at one point, a house with virtually no walls.

The script called for Matthew to lead Liam down a narrow hallway as he walked him through work that was going to have to be done… This was a rough shot to get that required me to walk backwards down the hallway in front of them with a steady cam  while one of our camera men walked with a boom mic right behind me. We lit the shot with lights in each room but that meant that the light level went drastically up and down as they walked past each door… So in post we had to slowly adjust levels through that 20-second clip to help balance out the light as they moved in and out of each light pool.

Here’s a side-by-side comparison of what the shot looked like before and after.

Liam and Matthew are both great guys… Matthew is tall and lean, Liam is shorter but very muscular… the body types contrasted well and their natural chemistry meant that we were able to just shoot the action how it would unravel… We didn’t have a huge space to shoot in, so we had to improvise with props and lighting. Worked well… usually a scene on a couch is hard to shoot but the one we had there was minimal enough that it looked great and allowed us to shoot the men without much in the way.

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The one thing I remember more than anything was that it was hot… we couldn’t leave the air conditioning on, so it ended up being very hot inside between takes.

When it came time for cumshots, both men were happy… they told me they’d been so turned on that they’d been holding back for a long time… they both blew their loads fast and we had another scene shot… that’s always a good feeling.

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Gay Comic Geek Reviews TAXXX

We always love it when Gay Comic Geek reviews our movies… and this time he really loved it.

Wanna see the full movie? Click Here to see the whole thing at Titanmen.

Don’t Forget… Joining Titanmen doesn’t just get you full and unlimited access to the newest scenes (multiple releases weekly give you an endless supply of new stuff to watch), it gives you COMPLETE access to the Entire Titanmen On-line Catalogue. That’s nearly 20 YEARS of the hottest gay porn ever made… from the top directors like Bruce CamBrian MillsTony BuffJoe GagePaul WildeFrancois Sagat and Jasun Mark.

Members can stream in crystal-clear HD to their computer or mobile devices… so when the mood strikes, you have a complete Titanmen DVD catalogue in your back pocket.

Prefer to download? Members can download their favorite scenes DRM-free.

Featuring the hottest roster in all of gay porn… men like Dred ScottDean FlynnJesse JackmanFrancois SagatDamien StoneHunter MarxDario BeckNick PrescottJay BentleyDavid AnthonyScott Hunter and MANY more…

Can we talk about that opening drone shot in Pool Service?

Being the film geek that I am, I often spend more time dissecting things like camera angles, camera movements and lighting than anything else, even when I’m watching porn.

The new scene from Titanmen’s Pool Service features the Titan debut of red-headed bad boy Jack Vidra along with Titanmen exclusive Matthew Bosch. Shot outside in blindingly-bright sun of Palm Springs, the scene is as hot as the sun probably was on their bodies. The chemistry between them was mentioned by fans and reviewers and of course the huge dick of Matthew pounding into Jack’s hole is something you won’t forget soon.

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But that film geek in me wanted to know more about that opening drone shot that, in a few seconds, established not only where the action was taking place, but told a story wordlessly and let the viewer feel like they were right by the pool with the men.

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Titanmen director Jasun Mark had this to say..

“That location is really sweet… the mountain and the sun beaming down… the cool blue of the pool, the green of the trees… Keith’s script suggested a drone shot showing Jack working while Matthew drove up. Had we just done a static shot of that, Nobody would see Jack working among all those other things. The best choice was to show a static shot of the pool with Jack walking through it. With him being the only thing moving, people would understand that’s where he was. We then had to show that Matthew was arriving at that same time. That meant it all had to happen in one shot: Jack walking to the back of the yard to work while Matthew pulled up in his car.

We did that about 20 times before it was timed perfectly… I sat hidden in the back yard under an awning and steering the drone remotely while my assistant Don Simmer stood behind me relaying directions to Matthew via telephone as he drove up.

I know that nobody is going to be jerking off to that clip, but I think it really enhances the enjoyment of the scene. It was worth the extra effort to add those parts.”

Check out the gallery of stills after the jump…

Gay Comic Geek reviews Silverlake

Another great review from the one and only Gay Comic Geek.

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Gay Comic Geek reviews Parole

We always love it when Gay Comic Geek reviews our movies. His take on porn is great… and yes, we’ve taken his opinions as great advice on scenes, too.

Here is is reviewing Parole. You can watch the full movie at Titanmen… Parole_Banner

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Making OUT. Scene One: Director’s Blog

outt_slider_911x330_3While I was still buried neck-deep in piecing together Cauke For President, shooting/recording the extra scenes, bumpers, graphics, fake campaign commercials, celebrity cameos and extra footage to complete the movie, Keith Webb told me that he and Jesse Jackman were hard at work on an idea that we’d thrown around for a while. A movie about a gay baseball player coming out.

I was intrigued. While Cauke For President tells the story of a closeted gay politician who attacks the gay community in public while covertly sucking dick in private, Out was about a gay man who privately was quite open with friends and family about his sexual orientation but wouldn’t publicly discuss it.

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The contrast between the two characters was what excited me the most. While Mike Cauke is a smarmy jerk who gets outed in a humiliating revenge-porn video by a Manhunt hookup (and then becomes a story of personal revolution and redemption), AJ Benson is an honorable athlete who takes control of the story and comes out in a nationally-televised interview.

Unlike Cauke For President, I had virtually nothing to do with the story and script. Keith and Jesse based the character on Jesse’s real-life experience as a gay athlete and when I read it, I was drawn to the likability of the characters. How real it all felt. How emotional it was in all the right places and how it never strayed away from the goal of getting your audience turned on. Porn often ends with the asshole getting what’s coming to him, but I’ve always liked watching good guys winning in the end.

We shot the two book-ending scenes with Jesse, Nick Prescott and Dallas Steele last July in Palm Springs. It was swelteringly hot (which worked for the setting of AJ’s spring training home in Arizona) and as part of a grueling production run that had us waking up at 4 A.M. to get sunrise footage… we were all earning our stripes.

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What I wanted for this scene was to bring the feeling of “Spring Training” into view. I wanted blooming flowers, lush green grass, blue sky and the feeling of that fresh, clean desert air. But it still had to take place inside. The easy solution was to shoot with Nick and Jesse in front of open glass doors opened to the green back yard… That looks great to your naked eye… but to a camera, without the proper lighting, you’ll have a dark foreground and a totally blown-out, burned-up background. Your image will look horrible. We’ve all seen those poorly-lit movies where the guys are lit a bit too dark to see the action and the windows are just a bit wall of white. That wasn’t going to do.

I’d planned for this shot for a while. We brought every single light we had at our disposal and lit the guys brightly from every angle. I had lights on the floor, the ceiling, spots across the room, reflectors adding warmth and gels matching the blues outside. The end result is pretty stunning. The guys look perfect.. their skin tones are warm and natural… like healthy athletes… and the outside is bursting with a bright colour explosion of nature. The hedges and flowers and sky are all exactly the colour they needed to be. It took us a long time to light that shot, but it was worth it. I’ve always said that a porn movie should look so warm and bright and colorful that you feel like you could peel off your own shirt and join in the action. This setup is where the story actually starts… with Jesse/AJ getting  the text message that sets him on the path to have his coming-out interview with “Jim Weaver” (played perfectly by Dallas Steele… more on that in three weeks).

The film originally opened up with Nick’s face buried in Jesse’s crotch. The two men in baseball gear is a mega-hot image but when we had our first screening, Keith, (lead editor) James Sheridan and I all agreed that we needed to put who these guys were into context and explain to the audience that they were rumored to be a couple in the press. “Leave that to me, I’ll come up with something,” I said, and a day later… I had THIS…

This cute little 38-second bit brought in enough info to explain that Nick and Jesse were rumored to be gay and sexually involved, that the press was onto them… that they were, in fact, major league baseball stars and that the press was hounding Jesse’s character for a “quote.” Now when Jesse gets the text message while Nick is sucking his dick, it doesn’t come out of nowhere. (btw… that weird Japanese commercial… we’ll explain that one soon, trust me, it makes sense in the final movie).

Nick and Jesse have wanted to do a scene together for a long time and we at Titan have been trying to find the perfect scene for them. This was it. They both look stunning on the baseball gear and the hot, lazy summer day brought out the sexual energy in both of them. This scene is stunning… and has all the parts you expect from a Titan movie… hot, muscular men, natural sexual energy and beautifully shot action (if I don’t say so myself).

Here’s a rather fun little BTS montage…

Extra points to Keith for the SF Titans logos, uniforms hats, posters, baseball cards and promo material. This was another movie where the whole Titanmen team pitched in to make a hot script into a really hot, fun, entertaining movie.

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Gay Comic Geek Reviews Upcoming Movie “Like Father Like Son”

Gay Comic Geek recaps our upcoming movie “Like Father Like Son” (out on November 26th 2015) and made our day.

“Like Father Like Son” is directed by Jasun Mark, Written By Jasun Mark and Keith Webb, and stars David Anthony, Luke Adams, Caleb King, Casey Williams.

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