The Horror Asylum

Sign Up   Forgot Password? 
11,710 horror articles & features | 6,992 horror movies | 1,590 horror reviews | 1,683 giveaways hosted | 228 delicious interviews Established in 2001  
The Horror Asylum
  Horror News   Reviews   Giveaways   Interviews
Movies | TV | DVDs | Books | Games Movies | DVD | Books | Games Just Added | Ending Soon Just Added | Archives
Home About Enquiries Submissions Advertising Premium Feeds Cookies

LATEST HORROR HEADLINES

Robin Hood Film Review Jeschke Reveals New Horror Short 'It Happened on Orchard Street' Maria The Wanted and the Legacy of The Keepers Unleashed The First Trailer for Occurrence at Mills Creek Unveiled
Top 5 Horror Games Betsy Lynn George Returns for Don Swanson's 'Occurrence at Mills Creek' REVIEW: Thomas Crane's HALLOWEEN PARTY CryptTV's Sunny Family Cult Season 3 Now Available

WIN Sci-Fi Thriller OCCUPATION on Blu-ray
WIN Sci-Fi Thriller OCCUPATION on Blu-ray
Hideo Nakata’s Classic RING Giveaway
Hideo Nakata’s Classic RING Giveaway
WIN a PIERCING Quad Poster
WIN a PIERCING Quad Poster
Win SPEED KILLS on DVD
Win SPEED KILLS on DVD


Scary Movie 2
Buy from Play.com Buy from Zavvi.com

Scary Movie 2 (2001)

movie | Movie Details
Images, Posters, News
| Comments
Have your say

Plot Summary:
"As Scary Movie 2 begins, a young girl, Megan Voorhees (Natasha Lyonne), is possessed by a demon and two priests, Father McFeely (James Woods) and Father Harris (Andy Richter), must drive it out, but they fail miserably after bad things happen, including tongues being stuck out by Megan and Father McFeely, and all three people vomiting green pea soup on each other. A year later, the survivors from the first Scary Movie, heroine Cindy Campbell (Anna Faris), gay jock Ray Maker (Shawn Wayans), drug dealer Shorty Meeks (Marlon Wayans), and Shorty's still chatty sister, Brenda (Regina Hall), are at college, trying to forget the incidents that occurred last Halloween. Cindy is falling in love with Buddy (Christopher Kennedy Masterson), a guy who likes to give people wedgies and Ray is still confused about his sexuality. As a school project, their professor, Professor Oldman (Tim Curry), and his paralyzed assistant, Dwight (David Cross), have decided to do a research study at Hell House, the house where the bad exorcism took place, and disguise it as a sleep disorder study. But chaos starts when Cindy arrives and meets Hanson (Chris Elliot), the house's crazy caretaker who has a deformed hand that grosses people out when they see it. But the house has its hidden secrets and Cindy, Buddy, Ray, Shorty, Brenda, the Professor, Dwight, Theo (Tori Spelling), and Jamie Lee Curtisto (Kathleen Robertson) must find those secrets out, even if they are disgusting."


Review by
Phil Davies Brown
Follow me:
@horrorasylum
Review Date: 03 August 2003 My Rating: out of 5

 

This filmed looked as funny as the first but was it a scream?

In a word NO, this film was made purely for the money and it shows. The supposed plot sees the survivors from the original (who were all dead by the end of the movie) spend the weekend taking part in a scientific experiment at Hell House, which is rumoured to be haunted.

The only strong part of this movie was the opening spoof of the 'Exorcist', after that it fell flat on it's face and failed to generate many laughs, as the film suffers from a disjointed feeling. The actors falter as they spoof their way through a range of set pieces that don't really have much relation to each other.

The returning characters thankfully include Brenda and Cindy, and Kathleen Robertson acts as a fitting replacement for Shannon Elizabeth, but sadly as with a lot of films the cast are sadly underused. The funniest new character by far has to be Chris Elliott's Hanson the butler, who has a few funny scenes with David Cross's Dwight.

If only the Wayans hadn't sold out and had taken their time, this could have been a worthy sequel, however it is basic and underdeveloped. The DVD does showcase some funny deleted scenes and they seem to explain certain characters involvement better, which left me wondering why the funniest scenes were cut out of the film.

OVERALL SUMMARY
This film is lame and lacks the atmosphere of the first one. Let's just hope part is better than this.




Blood and Guts: Comments

Username:
Password:

Not Registered?
Sign up for FREE >>




 
There are currently no comments.
Why not have your say!?



Don't fall behind, make sure you get help
writing college papers fast.

LATEST REVIEWS

Get Out Movie Review

Get Out

Cellar Dweller Movie Review

Cellar Dweller

Pyewacket Movie Review

Pyewacket

Quiet Place, A Movie Review

Quiet Place, A

Blair Witch Movie Review

Blair Witch

Dont Breathe Movie Review

Dont Breathe

All Through The House Movie Review

All Through The House

Ghoulies Movie Review

Ghoulies

Night of Fear Movie Review

Night of Fear

Happy Death Day Movie Review

Happy Death Day

The Ritual Movie Review

The Ritual

Mercy Christmas Movie Review

Mercy Christmas

The Unraveling Movie Review

The Unraveling

The Witch Movie Review

The Witch

The Other Side of the Door Movie Review

The Other Side of the Door

LATEST GIVEAWAYS

WIN Sci-Fi Thriller OCCUPATION on Blu-ray Hideo Nakata’s Classic RING Giveaway
WIN a PIERCING Quad Poster Win SPEED KILLS on DVD
Now you can Watch your favorite Horror Movies using the Official ShowBox App

AN INTERVIEW WITH

An Interview with Doug Hawley
Doug Hawley







Vampires.com Werewolves.com