The Grudge 2 Reviews

April 20, 2008
Seven films later, with the conventions of throat croaking and neck cracking having moved into camp, it's amazing that Shimizu can still find new ways to turn the old screw.
November 20, 2006
The Grudge 2 is one of the more flavorful American J-Horror adaptations I've seen (and I've seen 'em all), well-paced and, at times, genuinely scary.
November 10, 2006
Every moment of intended terror becomes a slapstick gem, carefully constructed boo frights hit with the hilarity of Lucille Ball stepping on a rake
October 24, 2006
Low calorie horror, it's propped up by set-piece shocks familiar from any of the other five incarnations of Ju-On: The Grudge.
October 17, 2006
More abstract art than conventional horror cinema, it's more interested in parsing the idea of repetition, the basis and method of revenge.
October 16, 2006
The Grudge 2, Takashi Shimizu's wildly uneven but ambitious new film -- his second American remake -- is one of the best entries in the Japanese director's Ju-On/Grudge series.
October 14, 2006
For legitimate frights that don't rely on gore, Grudge 2 fits the bill. Just don't go in expecting to make sense out of the convoluted story, because there isn't any.
October 12, 2006
The only place Takashi doesn't stuff his powdery ghosts is up a cheerleader's skirt, surprising since there are so many of them readily available.