In 1952, a film-noir appeared called Scandal Street, based on a novel by Samuel Fuller. The plot concerned two maverick reporters for a sleazy tabloid who both, while investigating a murder, learn that their editor might in fact be the perpetrator of the grisly crime. Scandal brilliantly updates the story into a porno movie, maintaining the sharp suspense while still providing an atmospheric and sweltering display of sexual couplings.
Asia Carrera (in the role originated by Donna Reed) turns in a convincing performance as the jaded lesbian reporter who begins unearthing clues, and Joey Silvera (in John Derek's role) again exhibits Hall of Fame promise as a photographer hot on Asia's gorgeous tail.
Jessica James and Tedeschi engage in a pretzel-twisted office screw, and Asia shares an anonymous encounter with Dallas in the dressing room of a skid row strip club, only to invite Silvera's cock into their web of pussy-rubbed love. Add a Twin Peaks-ish modern jazz score, and you have a tension-ridden treat that positively screams Couples' Choice.