V/H/S/2 Reviews

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Justin Lowe
Hollywood Reporter
December 31, 2013
Less is not necessarily more in this slimmed-down collection.
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Tom Huddleston
Time Out
October 8, 2013
There's only so much shakycam and shrieking a person can stomach in one go.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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Sean O'Connell
Washington Post
July 19, 2013
After a lackluster start, V/H/S/2 shifts into a higher gear -- and vastly improves over its 2012 predecessor.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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Rene Rodriguez
Miami Herald
July 19, 2013
V/H/S/ 2 is raw and rough-edged and rude. It is also, for the hardcore horror fan, a total blast.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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Tirdad Derakhshani
Philadelphia Inquirer
July 12, 2013
V/H/S/2 is likely to be as popular with fans as its predecessor. It certainly earns that right.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
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Sara Stewart
New York Post
July 11, 2013
Found footage is all well and good, but if it's unwatchable, it might as well have stayed lost.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
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Andy Webster
New York Times
July 11, 2013
Erratic perspectives and high-strung camera movements predominate, ricocheting from one gory tableau to another.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
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Joe Neumaier
New York Daily News
July 11, 2013
"V/H/S/2" may be hit-and-miss, but it's what midnight movies were made for.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
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A.A. Dowd
AV Club
July 11, 2013
For 30 screaming-mad minutes, V/H/S/2 achieves a kind of fever pitch of nightmare hysteria.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
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Sam Adams
Time Out
July 10, 2013
None of the chapters use the unifying formal conceit to any real advantage; only one, directed by Timo Tjahjanto and The Raid: Redemption's Gareth Huw Evans, is worth a rental.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
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Rex Reed
New York Observer
July 10, 2013
A diabolically psychotic, sub-mental and completely unwatchable disaster ...
Full Review | Original Score: 0/4
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Nick Schager
Village Voice
July 10, 2013
There isn't a scare to be found ...
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William Goss
MSN Movies
March 21, 2013
Just imagine the kind of anthology that might yet be born should all involved be held to the evident highlights of these films so far.
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Jordan Hoffman
Film.com
January 30, 2013
what S-VHS lacks in true pyloric valve-loosening fear, it makes up for with some other three letter combos: WTF and LOL.
Full Review | Original Score: B
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Dennis Harvey
Variety
January 22, 2013
Less turns out to be much more for S-VHS, a sequel to last year's uneven indie horror omnibus V/H/S; this one is shorter and has fewer segments, but also earns a much higher batting average.