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Virtual Encounters 2

Virtual Encounters 2 (1998) Movie Poster
  •  USA  •    •  83m  •    •  Directed by: Cybil Richards.  •  Starring: Ethan Hunt, John Roberts, Brandy Davis, Jill Tompkins, Nikki Fritz, Chrissey Styler, Buck O'Brian, Rhett Buckingham, Rick Buono, Stacey Marie Clawson, Jenifer Conoty, Nicole Fornier, Alex Kingston.  •  Music by: Wayne Scott Joness.
      A nerdish computer-type stumbles upon a virtual computer program that puts the viewer right into the experience. His roommate convinces him to use it as a sex-type program and sell folks various sexual "experiences." Meanwhile, the nerd aspires to date a girl he's too shy to approach, and hopes the virtual encounter program will help him out.

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Image from: Virtual Encounters 2 (1998)
Image from: Virtual Encounters 2 (1998)
Image from: Virtual Encounters 2 (1998)
Image from: Virtual Encounters 2 (1998)
Image from: Virtual Encounters 2 (1998)
Image from: Virtual Encounters 2 (1998)
Image from: Virtual Encounters 2 (1998)
Image from: Virtual Encounters 2 (1998)
Image from: Virtual Encounters 2 (1998)
Image from: Virtual Encounters 2 (1998)
Image from: Virtual Encounters 2 (1998)
Image from: Virtual Encounters 2 (1998)
At any given moment, there are probably at least a half a dozen versions of any adult-themed movie on the market: hard-boiled and soft-boiled; bland `R' or spicy `NC-17'; edited for European markets and edited for domestic cable. So tuning in late at night, we rely completely on the luck of the draw. But perhaps that's part of the appeal, those little surprises that (metaphorically) fall into our lap.

So I was cautiously optimistic at the start of an `R' rated version of Sybil (or Cybil) Richards' latest entry in the Virtual Encounters' franchise. The plot, of course, is the merest scrap of an idea: horny college geeks set up a virtual reality business to cater to the sexual fantasies of other horny college geeks. And the opening scenes are strictly `R', with coy camera angles offering discrete glimpses of naked bodies. (Although there is a moment of greater promise, when the camera lingers over the elfin charms of Brandy Davis as a nude model in an art class.)

So the plot lurches forward. We see a James Bond clone seduce a Bond girl in a brief and demure scene. Ho hum. We see one of our horny college geeks as a biker boy, waiting for his biker girl . More ho hum.

And then, like some memorable event high on the Richter scale, the wickedly pneumatic Nikki Fritz shows up as the biker girl and the moment becomes molten. The scene is long and intense, spliced into this movie like one of those set pieces from Penthouse videos with names like `Hot Wheels' or `Leather Forever'. But don't misunderstand me. This is a good thing. In fact, this is a very good thing. And unless the MPAA has pushed the envelope on `R', I can only assume that some thoughtful programmer substituted an unrated version.

And since we have been very good boys this year, there's yet another present under the tree, as the equally voluptuous Chrissey Styler joins Nikki in seducing some very lucky construction worker. Hard hats fly, clothes are torn off and soon the screen is filled with naked, sweaty flesh. One more long and ferocious set piece, apparently spliced in from the same Penthouse video,

(And, as I watch more and more late-night cable and learn the syntax, here is a revision of one of the unwritten rules: girl-girl scenes are allowed in `erotic comedies', as long as the episode is fantasy or a dream.)

After a few less memorable moments pass, Chrissey Styler is featured in her own scene, as a coed client has a VR encounter with Chrissey as a private dancer. The pretty coed even gets lured on stage, undressed by Chrissey, and the two entertain us with their dancing and exchange a few provocative glances.

Without these three interludes, `VC2', would be a mildly entertaining trifle, with scenes that wobble from modest `R' to racy `NC-17'. But the charms of Chrissey Styler and Nikki Fritz are impossible to resist; their encounters vibrate like a sexual tuning fork and the rest simply surrenders to the fast-forward button.


Review by monsters from the id from the Internet Movie Database.