MonsterZeroNJ posted a MOVIE REVIEW item: 27 days ago

Creep 2



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Directed by: Patrick Brice
Written by: Patrick Brice
Cast: Mark Duplass, Patrick Brice
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Genre: Horror, Thriller
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Plot: Duplass' serial killer returns to make a documentary about himself with the help of a young woman.

Review:

Creep had some disturbing and uncomfortable moments, even if it’s last act was a bit of a let-down. Sequel is the opposite with only it’s last few minutes showing some spark after over an hour of dull and borderline silly moments with Duplass’ serial killer. In this sequel the killer, now amusingly calling himself Aaron, invites a young woman (Desiree Akhavan) to his secluded cabin, who is making her own failing web series called Encounters. He reveals to her that he is a killer and that he wants to make a documentary about his homicidal habits. Sara sees a golden opportunity despite her fears and over the next 24 hours, she and “Aaron” start to form a strange bond as the filming progresses.

Sequel is once again directed by Patrick Brice from a script by he and star Duplass, though this time without the effectiveness of their first effort. Most of the banter between Aaron and Sara is dull and she seems to accept and start to like the weird man way too soon and it’s not convincing. Aaron’s primadonna approach to making the documentary is silly not scary and the film only starts to get effective in it’s last few minutes as their time together must come to a close according to Aaron’s constantly changing plans. It’s not enough to save the flick which up till this point was an effort to sit through and sadly lacks the uncomfortable vibe the first one used so well. Duplass and Akhavan do have a bit of chemistry and they do perform the underwhelming material well enough, but it comes across more ludicrous than scary. Concept was done better in Behind The Mask: The Rise of Leslie Vernon.

-MonsterZero NJ

timmyd
timmyd at 07:28 PM Oct 26

this looked pretty mediocre . at best.

MonsterZeroNJ
MonsterZeroNJ at 08:41 AM Oct 27

So boring. I don't get all the praise it's getting. Tedious and dumb.



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