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Julie R. Ølgaard
In 1978 Sheriff Reed captures the deranged serial killer known as The Death Valley Drifter in the desert and the criminal is sentenced to death. In the present day, Sheriff Reed is near retirement and will be replaced by his son. Whilst they are having a meal in a rest stop diner in the middle of the desert, a runaway car with three thieves who robbed a casino stops in the spot for refueling. One of the robbers is the former boyfriend of the waitress Maya, and another criminal is wounded in the backseat. There is a shootout among the thieves and the sheriffs and their car explodes, however the body of the wounded criminal vanishes and the survivors discover that they are stranded in the place. Furthermore, they are stalked and chased by a fiend with stench known as The Reeker. Written by
Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
I remember liking the original REEKER - a derivative B-movie but one with bite - so I thought I'd give this undistinguished sequel a chance. I wish I hadn't. The talent behind the first film has disappeared so what we get in its place is a dull and predictable B-picture with little to recommend it. Things kick off with a mini-prequel explaining the Reeker's origins - a particularly pointless bit of screen time, I have to say - before moving into the usual forgettable territory. It's cop versus robbers, except the two sides have to work together when the Reeker himself shows up, looking for blood.
This is the kind of film that lazily throws in stock CGI explosions and some mild gore here and there in a bid to retain the audience's attention. Efforts are in vain, because the writing is so below par and the acting noticeably bad; no actors stand out from the crowd here, all are equally poor. The CGI effects seem worse than the ones in the original and never for the moment is there any real suspense or excitement. It's just below par all the way.
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