Review date: January 2018
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Falcon Studios has been shooting super-heated, high quality porn scenes starring iconic models since 1971. And, against all odds in the always evolving porn world, it continues to attract top names and to deliver great production values and gripping stories. Falcon's streaming video collection is enormous -- over 2900 scenes -- though half of the updates since mid-2013 are actually from related studios like Raging Stallion and Hot House.
The tour homepage for Falcon Studios provides you with sample images from the huge Falcon collection, including the latest and most popular videos, and the latest and most popular models and DVDs. You can play a total of five explicit preview clips, but feel free to browse the entire video and model index.
When you go to sign-up, look out for the pre-checked trial offer to another site, which you should uncheck.
You have numerous navigation options on Falcon Studios. Use the text links across the top of any page for broad indexes such as "Videos," "DVDs," "Studios," "Models" or "Photos." There is a way to combine categories but it's rather awkward to use. In the Videos section, there are dropdowns for categories, model names and DVD titles. There's also a general search box.
The Men and the Action
You'll enjoy looking for your favorite model in Falcon's huge roster of 3000 men, which reads like a who's who of gay porn. The list of horse-hung Falcon porn gods goes on and on.
Over the years, the beautifully filmed and lit Falcon movies, from classics like "The Other Side Of Aspen," to the sun-seared "Absolute Arid", to the latest Falcon fuck-fest have been shot in the snowy mountains, the Hollywood Hills, the burning desert, and on location all over the world. The scenes range from wild pre-condom epics to gorgeous HD instant hits. Whether your tastes run to vanilla or kink, to younger men, to muscle and leather studs, there's something here to get you off.
The model index provides you with important stats about your chosen stud, and cross-links you with his image galleries and the video scenes he appears in. There are good text descriptions for every scene, but there aren't any model interviews nor are there original release dates given for the DVDs.
The 35% of the videos on Falcon Studios labelled HD are excellent quality, but the older videos don't have the same sharpness and, of course, the very oldest, originally shot on film, are average quality.
Now with over 2900 videos, including those from over 300 DVDs, there's a massive amount to enjoy from Falcon's lines (including Jocks, Mustang, Falcon International and Falcon Str8Men). At this review the site is updating two to three times a week, but it's important to know that over half of the updates are now from other brands, mostly Raging Stallion and Hot House. These "Falcon Member Exclusives," which they started adding in mid-2013, make up about 12% of the total catalog.
The videos in Falcon Studios stream only in MP4 format, in your choice of five to seven bitrates (depending on when the scene was added.) Almost 30% of the videos (added since mid-2011) are available in 1920x1080p HD; another 15% top out in either 960x540 or 1280x720 pixels. All of these actually display in the browser at a default size of 960x540 pixels, which can be toggled to full-screen). Older, non-HD videos are the standard 640x480 pixels with four bitrate options.
Screens: There is a full-function mobile version of the site for easy playback of all of the scenes on your mobile device. All videos labelled HD will look good on a large TV-sized screen.
Image and Other Content
Take a look at some of the thousands of images on the site. Some are what's called "Glamour Shots". These are very large, crystal clear digital photos that accompany each model profile. Or you can check out what Falcon calls a "DVD Set". These are typically video capture images and accompany a DVD box cover from one of the Falcon lines, along with the Glamour Sets for the models appearing in the scenes. So, combine digital image galleries of models with video capture sets from over 280 DVDs and there's easily over 1300 image sets. These can all be found in the Photos area.
Whether you're new to the Falcon XXX experience or a devoted long-time fan, and whether you're looking for totally new, exclusive HD videos, or a mass of scenes also released on DVD, you'll find them here. While the video is streaming only, but there's no substitute for Falcon.
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Falcon Studios is operated by Next Door Entertainment and has been online since 2001.