Director Lucas Kazan brings us the sexiest Italian studs and hunks - some are GQ quality, handsome and well-built men - in solo, hardcore, and group sex scenes. Set in exotic locations, Lucas Kazan's productions are well-known for their high quality with good story lines and oozing with passionate sex. The site has been online since 2000, and we haven't visited in a while, so it's time to take another look and see what's been going on.
Lucas Kazan bills itself as offering "The Hottest Italian Men Online", and there are definitely heaps of Italian hunks on the site as well as a wide variety of amateurs, other European men, and quite a few Latin studs from South America. Most of their men are masculine and charismatic, and many are simply gorgeous with hard-muscled, well-defined bodies. Even the not-as-beautiful men are still pretty hot, and I doubt you'd throw any of them out of bed. The men are in their twenties and thirties, mostly clean-shaven or with a bit of face scruff, smooth bodies and lots of uncut cocks; and they're a mix of gay, straight and gay for pay. There are 145 men on the site and you can sort them by name, member rating or cock size, and each hunk comes with a description and sometimes a solo picture set so you can get to know him better before watching him in action.
There are a fair number of performers here, and since the site has been online for so long, they're a mix of current and retired porn stars, men including Dario Beck, Tomas Brand, Hector de Silva, Logan Moore, Jordan Fox, Darius Ferdynand, Damien Crosse, Dani Robles and many others. The studio has even ventured to the U.S. recently and brought us some American porn hunks like Dante Colle and James Castle.
Lucas Kazan has grown to 569 videos, but these include the vids in the Updates section along with some bonus content, behind-the-scenes videos, and remastered scenes, but more about that in a bit. Many of the videos are offered for download, and when they're available you can download the newest scenes in MP4 format at 1280x720; with medium-aged scenes you can choose either WMV (620x468) and QuickTime (620x466); but many of the very oldest scenes don't have downloadable versions. The newer streaming videos are offered at 960x540 (sometimes it's an HD version, but not all episodes have one) and two smaller sizes; older videos play in two sizes at 480x360 and 620x466. Sound quality is very good and image quality is pretty good, although there is some loss of quality if you go full screen. And when the models aren't speaking English, which is most of the scenes, there are subtitles available.
There are inconsistencies with the videos: Some are offered as streaming only while others can be downloaded, and there seems to be no rhyme or reason as to which episodes have downloadable versions and which don't. However, having said this, many of these carry a "now downloadable" notice, but the oldest videos are still often not offered for download.
Lucas Kazan also offers 182 photo sets in the Photos section. The pics are digital stills ranging from 400x600 to 1200x1800. Although there are no downloadable zip files, you can save the pics individually by right-clicking on the thumbnails on the main gallery pages. Many are model glamour photos or duos shot before the guys get into the action. But not all the picture sets are found in the Photos section; there are other sets to be found on some of the video episode pages. But again, not every scene has a picture set.
You'll find the content offered in several different sections: Updates, Films, Men, Photos and Reality Series. But there's crossover between the different sections, so while the reality series area features the casting videos, you'll also find these in the Updates area. And likewise, the Films section contains a number of Lucas Kazan DVDs, but the individual DVD scenes are also available in the Updates area. Also, as I mentioned earlier, mixed in the Updates section are a number of videos from Bel Ami (13), Kristen Bjorn (21), and Buenos Boys (8) and these could be considered bonus content since they're not produced by Lucas Kazan.
The episodes aren't dated, but the tour says the site updates weekly. But this also takes a bit of explaining: of the latest 15 releases, seven are new releases and original Lucas Kazan productions, three of them are remastered, previously-released scenes, and five of them are Bel Ami scenes. And looking at the update grid, it looks like every month you'll be getting two new scenes, one remastered, and one scene from another producer.
Most of the drawbacks with this site have been discussed, but there are a couple things I haven't mentioned yet. First, members get capped bandwidth and the amount changes; it's currently two to three gig every 20 hours, and that includes streaming and downloads. Also Lucas Kazan still requires you have the Flash player installed. I had long ago uninstalled it, but had to download it again for this review. Not all videos have downloadable versions or offer the HD version, there are no update dates or schedule, and content organization can leave one a bit confused. The oldest videos are smaller and don't expand to full screen well. By the way, the site says celebrating it's 20th anniversary this year, but they've only been online since 2000; I'm guessing the studio launched 20 years ago.
Lucas Kazan offers incredibly hunky Italian men in beautifully-produced, professional movies filmed in exotic locations and in the studio. The site gives us so many handsome and well-built men to watch in about 569 videos (this includes some bonus scenes), and uncut cock fans will love the abundance of foreskin. You'll find well-known gay porn stars like Damien Crosse, Ettore Tosi and Jean Franko, and also lots of never-before-seen models and one-timers, and many of the men are exclusive to Lucas Kazan, so you won't find them anywhere else. If you like hunky, muscled guys, it doesn't get much hotter than Lucas Kazan - this site is definitely worth your time.