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First and foremost this is a comedy and isn't meant to be taken seriously. A few wannabe Eberts have ripped this film apart but they didn't get it. They obviously would rather watch a Julia Roberts comedy than a horror film and that's okay. This film is much more experimental and goofy than the first. There is some horrible greenscreen but that makes it more fun. The only bad thing is that Jenny Wade doesn't have a bigger part. The score is sometimes bizarre with some awful punk music thrown in but that's part of this film's charm. It's EXACTLY like the trailer says it is. So if you say you loved the trailer and hated Feast II you are lying. This movie is recommended to anyone who likes transgressive violence, splatstick violence, horrible CGI violence or any kind of violence. Any film with Clu Gulager is awesome since he starred in Return of the Living Dead.
If you are looking for some kind of a coherent storyline, look
elsewhere. This horror film is pure black comedy.
It is a continual "feast" of blood and mayhem. The monsters are back and they are hungry as someone says. At least the action takes place in daylight this time so we can see the ugly things - if you look fast because things move at lightning speed here.
Clu Gulager survives the first film only to be taken prison by a girl biker gang set on revenge for the death of their queen. In the process, he really does a number on Honey Pie (Jenny Wade) for leaving him in the first film. He goes all Mike Tyson on her! We have midget wrestlers, Thunder (Martin Klebba) and Lightning (Juan Longoria García), lots of biker chicks, and lots of monsters that may be interested in more than killing.
The autopsy performed by Greg (Tom Gulager) produced the most copious explosion of bodily fluids that I have ever seen. You might say the chance of you hurling while watching is better than even.
This was just one big gore-fest.
There is a whole lot a things going on in the "Town" and there is going
to be bucket-loads of bodily fluids flying trough the air. Feast II is
obviously made with love and with one thing only in mind - to offend
anyone who is not accustomed to Braindead-type of horror. Because
nothing is sacred in this movie. I mean, I can think only like two or
three things "worse" than what is shown in F2 but it would have been
illegal and thus they couldn't include those acts in the movie.
What comes to real cinematic values, like directing and so on... well don't expect intense horror and realistic reactions. Expect mediocre facial expressions and out-of-this-world situations. But hey, the cast and the crew really didn't even bother to try because you can't make this kind of movie with serious face. It's tons-of-fun and it's goooood. I say goood! If you like mad and incoherent movies with lots of corpses and you don't need solid plot because all you want is madness, then this movie is for YOU.
I give it 9 stars because of the fact that this movie is so politically incorrect and the fact that it is below 5 now. Without the mad scenes this would have been a 5 out of 10.
Have fun watching. And for the record, if you watch this with your girlfriend or boyfriend, tell them that you just picked it up without knowing what to expect :D
I really liked the first feast and thought it showed a lot of promise
for gulager but then I saw this sad excuse for a horror film and am
going to have to take it back. I think he tried to get a little to
ambitious and the film suffered ending up a sordid mess. From terrible
dialog to ridiculous set pieces with out the well done gore payout,
Feast had no impact and took way to long to get started.
Another major flaw is how the creatures were shot in the day making them look like some bad film school student footage. Maybe it was the director trying to be Tarantino with flash cuts and edits but the film tried harder to be a bad action movie than anything horrific.Someone else should take a swing at this franchise as its taken a turn for the worse and its too bad.
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Shortly after the massacre at the inn one of the survivors Honey Pie
travels to the nearest town. Closely following her is Biker Queen and
her gang, who after picking up a severely wounded Bartender (previously
believed dead), head to the same town in order to avenge the death of
her sister (Harley Mom). For no apparent good reason she blames her
death on Bozo (one of the survivors of the first part, but not
appearing in the second). However it turns out that the monster
manifestation was much larger in scale than just the roadside bar and
that the whole town is infested with the man-munching buggers. The few
survivors include a car dealer Slasher, his wife and her lover as well
as two midget wrestlers named Thunder and Linhtning. Add to that Short
Bus Gus, a meth addict, who manages to hole up in the local jail-house
(the safest place in town). Naturally everyone wants into the
jail-house, but Bus Gus isn't willing to comply...
The aptly titled sequel Sloppy Seconds is an extravaganza in bad taste and rule-breaking with a despicable act of killing an infant the highlight of the sheer audacity of the director and his crew. Naturally a part of you cries 'no!', but surprisingly this sequence is handled very well and probably is one of the two standout scenes in the sequel. The second involves an extremely stupid plan, which for some reason everyone else thinks is quite brill. If this was The A-Team the plan would have worked... since this is Feast II it failed spectacularly, because lets face it - whoever came up with the plan needs his head examined.
That would more or less resolve the issue of what's good about the movie. The script is forced and the characters feel much more farcical than in the original, which really takes away the capacity to become emotionally involved in the action. Additionally their motivations and actions are nonsensical (but in a bad way). A couple of odd twists and turns work out well, but none of the new characters really click in this part (except for Thunder and Lightning), while the old characters are much more bland and uninspiring. To add to insult all the likable characters are killed off by the end of this part leaving only irritable heroes for the third outing.
All in all a decent followup, but lacks the consistent and edgy script of the first part. It would also seem that the Feast is not going in any specific direction as far as building the back-story of the monsters.
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If I could give this movie a nothing I would. The only thing that kept
me from turning this terrible piece of drivel off was the fact that I
would not have a say in how ridiculous this movie truly is. If I had
turned it off I would be unable to warn others not to waste valuable
time when you could have been doing something more constructive like
drinking paint or anything less painful then exposing yourself to this
If you like bad makeup, bad costumes and character development BELOW the grade of bad pornography you need to see this movie. If you value your time and dislike $2 Halloween fake plastic vomit avoid this movie. If you like senseless idiocy for the sake of it, go for it. This movie is for you.
There is nothing unique or good about this movie. Well, there was the part where it ended. That was good. When the credits rolled it was like I could breath after hiding myself under a shirt because someone had passed gas. The acting is terrible, the affects (lol!) are terrible and the whole story is just pointless. I know this leaves little to mull over but my opinion and for that I am sorry. However, my opinion is all this movie deserves in the way of fair analysis. Garbage!
This is the second feast movie. And while the director remains the same
(and some survivors from the first movie, too), it is not as rich and
good as the first movie was. What you can't say though, is that the
director had no ideas for this. While the introduction to characters
has been changed from the written form to the moving picture form (a
move I didn't approve of and was subsequently changed back in the
follow up), the director had some craziness left up his sleeve.
The title is also very suggestive and could be taken the wrong way (anyone familiar with slang will know what "sloppy seconds" are). Therefor you shouldn't be too surprised if the movie does try to "dig" into strange territories. While the plot holes might be as big as they come (no pun intended), the movie still might get to you, if you let it.
This isn't a bad sequel, but it isn't better or even in the same level
as the first not that I expected much out of Dimension Extreme or
anything. If you thought the characters in the first movie was awkward
and weird, the characters in this film is on another level. This film
just tries too hard to be over the top and way more crude and messed
up, but that necessarily isn't a good thing. The monsters aren't even
intimidating as they were in the first film, cause they seem slower and
more vulnerable although they are larger in number this time around.
Some of the characters seem similar as well, like the character Greg
Swank which is like a sleazy and stupider version of the Coach in the
first film, while giving some random speech about team work and working
together while trying to play the hero, but just ends up messing
everything up which I think was intentional but not as funny this time
around, except when he gets the monsters to puke on grandma and pee on
the girls which was a bit amusing to watch. This one tries to add some
crude humor but it's just not that funny and ends up just being
repulsive. There are also more random stuff going on in this film
compared to the first one in order to add some humor, but doesn't
really work. Like the scene where they try to catapult a midget to
another building, it was pointless attempt at some crude humor which
takes up a lot of time but really isn't even that funny, well at least
it led to seeing the Tat Girl and Tit Girl's bare breasts so I guess is
somewhat forgivable for a film like this. Everything in the sequel
makes the audience get numb after a while and doesn't add the shock
value they seem to be trying to achieve with it's vomit and gagging
jokes thrown in. Also you didn't get the see much of the monsters in
the first film which I think is a good thing, cause in this one it
looks like men wearing rubber suits. Also the quality of this film
appear way less than the first film, although the first one was low
budget as well. The Bartender and Honey Pie was the only characters
that appear again after the first "Feast" and Honey Pie don't add
anything to the film but get beaten up, stumble around trying to
survive but it all amounts to nothing, just about every character in
this movie just isn't noteworthy. I give this film some props for at
least trying to be more crazy than the first film, while being
gimmicky. This isn't a terrible spoof though. The cinematography is
nicely done for a "B" movie and at least they tried to be somewhat
original while showing 2 hot girls bare breasts while kicking ass, the
ending will make you feel cheated but I guess it's to set the audience
up for part 3. The death of idiots and prick characters in this film is
satisfying to watch as well, I think I might be giving this sequel a
6.3 out of nostalgia cause of the first.
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A whole lot is thrown at the screen here, but there is no cohesive or
interesting story. In the special features, the director says that he
told he writer "biker chicks, little people, a catapult" and had him
write a story on that. And it shows. While Feast I was fresh, original,
funny, with characters to root for, here they've just turned everything
up a couple of notches, just for the sake of it: so we have the
shooting of a dog, a baby's death, all sorts of bodily functions and
liquids thrown at people's faces, sacrificing of a grandmother. Nothing
is sacred, except a good script. The result is not funny, or all that
The story starts with a biker chick finding the hand of her dead sister and swearing revenge on whoever is responsible. She drags along the bartender from part I and has her fellow gang members join her. She is the main character and is rather unattractive. No Krista Allen to be seen here, unfortunately. There are some cute fellow biker chicks but they don't get to do anything or say anything. At least near the end two of them get topless.
They end up in a town and meet up with: 2 Mexican little people wrestlers and their grandmother, a sleazy used car lot owner, his woman who is cheating on him with an even sleazier car salesman, some other survivor from part I whose involvement is pointless. For no reason whatsoever, all of these people agree to take part in the gang leaders quest to avenge her sister's death. This involves getting into to town jail where the killer and his relative are. The jail is also the safest place in town.
Meanwhile, the monsters are killing, eating, and reproducing with anything that is alive and in sight. But the sense of dread is not there at all. For a long time the monsters pose no threat to our group. Eventually they kill a monster and dissect it. During the dissection we get the over-the-top gross-out moments that involve all bodily fluids and then some. The plot is to make a key to get into the jail since the guy there won't let them in. That plan doesn't work. So the group gets on the roof of a building across the jail. The idea now is to catapult the little people onto the jails roof using a motorcycle's power to launch the catapult. How the bike got on the roof is anyone guess, but the movie doesn't care about details. It just wants to show us gimmicks. That plan doesn't work too well either. While all this is going on, a survivor girl from part I locked herself up in a store. Monsters are getting in, and she escapes.
This movie is somewhat of a letdown given that Feast I was so excellent. It suffers from a reverse sequel curse. Rather than running out of ideas, they overdid it completely. Out of the 15 or so character we have in this movie and who survive for most of the movie, none of them is noteworthy. Perhaps that's the point. What we should take note of is all the disgusting and offensive stuff. I can tolerate and accept all those scenes if there were a story and development to go with it, otherwise it's just the filmmakers bragging about what they were able to get away with. That said, the movie is nicely filmed. Unlike horror movies that keep the lame tradition of shooting everything in the dark, here it's all nicely lit. The cinematography is very good. There's a beautifully shot dream/nightmare scene. These guys know how to make a movie but they let their guard down and decided to just have fun with things rather than do the hard part and work at a script. It still recommended for horror fans, especially now that horror has become so sanitized. This is heavy dose of insanity and disgusting stuff to make up for that. But it's no Feast I nor particularly funny nor horrific.
Feast 2 started out promising enough, but something clearly went wrong
by midway through the second act. Maybe they ran out of money or time,
but quite frankly it just seems like the writers used up almost
everything from their idea barrel and wrote themselves into a corner.
Where the first movie had successful pacing, Feast 2 does not. There
are lots of scenes of filler where nothing is happening, the plot isn't
being advanced, and there are some scenes that just drag on and on that
hold no relevance or meaning and often lack dialog.
The first act is interesting enough to keep things moving. The characters are a bit more wacky and the whole film is less serious. This definitely works to the movies favor, but it isn't used as much as it should be. Instead, room is made for terrible "toilet humor" scenes that could barely impress a chimpanzee, much less an audience. Even scenes that are funny are dragged out kicking and screaming to the point of being boring. Some of the dialog is funny, but the characters barely speak for the whole of the second act.
For a film about 2 luchador midgets, a ludicrous car salesman, his cheating wife, his ego-maniacal coworker, a gang of bikers, and a meth addict trying to survive a monster apocalypse, this film is far to boring. It goes straight for the shock humor, but fails to see the actual humor part. Scenes that could have been used for comedic dialog are barely mentioned after they happen. There isn't even a plot, for the most part, just a premise. The characters mostly spend the last 2 acts floundering about with some vague goal of reaching the police station. I would excuse this if the film was funny, but as I stated before the only thing here is toilet humor and shock humor, written lazily in place of actual jokes. There is no punchline to Feast 2, just a setup.
The special effects are awful. The whole film feels like a budget project made for YouTube, not an actual film release.
To sum this movie up. Feast 2 is boring, convoluted, and it isn't even that funny despite the crazy premise. It's like you order a 3-course meal and the main platter comes out as a raw fish head, and desert is the entrails.
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