Released: Jan 01st, 1986
Running Time: 85
Director: Chuck Vincent
Company: Essex Video
Cast: Ali Moore, Taija Rae, Sharon Cain, Bobby Spector, Colleen Brennan, Robert Bullock
Critical Rating: AAA 1/2
Clearly geared toward the couples market, Sex Crimes 2084 has good production values, a consistently attractive cast, full enough storyline complete with funny set-ups leading to the sex scenes and enough sex to keep you and your significant other feeling the heat. The thing that makes me feel a little reserved about the high rating is that the sex could be more adventurous. There are no complaints about the quality of the sex in this film, my only qualm is that the sex seems geared to appeal to the fantasies of the new suburban middle class (yes, yuppies), and because they probably aren't ready for the kind of action us veterans of the business take for granted, long time XXX fans may be turned off. Hopefully this won't happen. Because of the moral climate this country is currently weathering, sex film makers like Chuck Vincent and Kernal Horulu need all the popular support they can get in their efforts to make sex films into a legitimate part of the overground cinematic spectrum. With the quality of the work represented in Sex Crimes 2084, it seems like this could be a perfect example of one stop back yielding two steps forward.
The film opens with us getting a look at life in 2084, 100 years after Big Brother was supposed to take over. In this scenario, ol' B.B. has taken over, and fortunately for us, Big Brother has decreed that we have to be getting it on all the time. To insure this result, there are special sex cops assigned to cure chastity and inhibition wherever they find it. Naturally, one of the sex cops wonders what it was like in the old days when sex was in video shops, just there for the taking on every corner. With the help of a mad scientist, the cops and a female pal travel back to 1984 for 48 hours of fun.
During the say, they deal with a crew of repressed types that us poor present dwellers see all the time. We get treated to a substantial storyline, imaginative setups for the sex scenes, innovative use of camera angles and a good bawdy time. Sheri St. Clair shines throughout, radiating a high energy level that helps set this film's bouyant, bouncy feeling. The biggest thing this film has on the ball is that you really feel like you've had a good time after it's all over.