Ringin’ In the New Year on Old Gear with Joanna Angel at HoloGirlsVR!

An Angelic New Year Starring Joanna Angel from HoloGirlsVR!

Review by DirtyD


Quick Cuts

Studio:  HoloGirlsVR
Release date:  12/31/2016
Running time: 63:00
Starring:  Joanna Angel
Review Setup:  Oculus Rift DK2 with Free Whirligig
Trailer:  Following review or An Angelic New Year Preview
Notables:  I will always give it up for Joanna Angel.  
Negatives:  Poor PoV's, distant action, lack of intimacy, scale off in sections, lighting
Review Score: 5/10
5 words or less:  Meh
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"An Angelic New Year"

Doing a quick recap of An Angelic New Year from HoloGirlsVR today as I circle back on some of the movies from the last week.  I am a Joanna Angel fan up front in that I like her creativity and the fact that she brings it on cam so I am always up for a JA scene, especially if it's anal.  But that was not enough to rescue the performance from poor VR production in An Angelic New Year for me, as in most of her scenes for HoloGirlsVR this year, this turned out to be another long distance, below the waist VR experience with Joanna for the most part devoid of any real VR strengths or presence for this viewer unfortunately.

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Head above, body far below

Old Rig/Poor PoV

An Angelic New Year is shot on what looks to be the old Holo rig with seams, and the first seated PoV, is the cam sitting on top of bro's head view, and you find yourself getting kissed by Joanna, while looking down at your body far below.

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Pretty much where all the action takes place up front

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A bit far...for VR

Long distance action

The opening action, is shot many feet away from the camera, where it is not particularly compelling in an HMD as you watch Joanna work her pussy at distance on a table in front of you .

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Her head, is by his head, which makes your head, a third head above

The PoV does not lend itself to immersion

The perspective is pretty bad, and this is illustrated in a few minutes when Joanna pulls a very nice lay back on your chest move that should pack punch in VR, but the effect is her face is under the camera, not by your head, blowing the PoV and leaving a really awful looking shot in it's place that is anything but immersive as Joanna's head is both missing and in the wrong place in space below your view.

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Long distance opening, very little intimacy

So the opening section was pretty bad for me on VR merits: Nearly 30 minutes of poor PoV, distant action, and intimacy that fails where it should because of bad perspective/camera position.

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Bro looks to be about 7, 8 feet tall here, in a classic Holo bed shot, complete with seams. There also appears to be reference tape strips  for the shooting cone on the bed! /facepalm

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More long distance action

Next scene is not any better

Next scene is just as bad, laying flat on a bed, looking like your body is 8 feet tall stretched in front of you, with your head clearly lopped off by the intrusive border on the bottom.  Joanna's scale looks off here and there are visible seams in the image at the sides as well as what appears to be marking tape for the shooting cone on the bed, probably intended to be blurred out later.  All the action is lean away and below the waist and it just feels like an observer shot, not a first person PoV. NEXT. 

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Hard shadows seem common lately at HoloGirls

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Shadows a plenty

The final standing doggy PoV is not terrible, it's not great, but the lighting in the room is pretty bad, with hard shadows of the gear showing on the walls and really highlighting that you are on a makeshift porn set.  Action is pretty meh, it's dark and it is hard to see.

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Ending the year on a dud. 5/10

Overall, An Angelic New Year was 1 hour of meh for me. Technically, it looks pretty bad, and Joanna can't save that unfortunately.  I am curious what this year will bring with Burning Angel VR about to launch it looks like, with the only picture I have seen so far featuring a rig that looks very much like the HoloGirlsVR rig, which is worrisome right off the bat for me given the troubles HoloGirlsVR have had shooting VR on that design.  But I would love to see Burning Angel get involved in VR because they put some creative time into their productions, that I think could lend itself well to virtual porn.  Will have to see where things develop this year for both studios, as this movie from HoloGirlsVR simply does not even feel in the same class as the end of year offerings from WankzVR, Naughty America and Czech VR in terms of VR production values.   5/10.

An Angelic New Year from HoloGirlsVR!

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