In the Australian outback, a park ranger and two local guides set out to track down a giant crocodile that has been killing and eating the local populace. During the hunt, one of the guides... See full summary »
A young man, armed with a magical bow and arrows, embarks on a mystical journey through a mystical land to rid it of all evil and joins forces with an outlaw to take down an evil witch bent on claiming the magic bow for evil.
Conrado San Martín
Attempting to cover a big story, a reporter sent to investigate a conspiracy involving illegal toxic waste dumping in the Caribbean finds that the waste has created a monstrous crocodile stalking the grounds of a new hotel and tries to stop the creature.
For the most part this one here was a rather decent creature feature. What really tends to work well for this one is once again putting the creature on display and instigating attacks, as there's quite a few incredibly enjoyable action-packed scenes here. The opening ambush on the parasailors is a nice opening mark, the big attack on the children's boat going through the river attacking the children in the water after being capsized and the fun encounter where it attacks the hut with the workers inside all manage to give this a rather nice amount of action scenes. As well, the swamp attack on the guide and his traversing through the swamp after her provide some more fun with the creature, and being able to set-up the finale makes for some rather nice hunting-style action scenes out in the swamp which is where the film really scores. Introducing the white-whale style climax allows for the rather enjoyable fun here of the creature attacking the salvage crew and turning to the family fun on the water nearby in a pretty thrilling cheesy action set-piece and letting the rather explosive finish come off pretty well. Again, the fact that this one has the real prop croc on-camera for a large majority of the scenes here gives this one more to like by having the physical presence on-screen, and along with the great gore makes for some fun times. These here make this one quite fun, though there's some problems featured throughout this one. Once again, a great deal of time is wasted throughout here on completely banal tangents and side-plots that really don't do much of anything interesting here, with the main part here once again being the conspiracy angle. This isn't in the slightest bit interesting as once again it's a rehash from the first film which did the same angle from pretty similar authority figures for the same exact reason which becomes quite distracting. Playing it out once again doesn't really make the scenes all that interesting just watching them go into meetings about what's happening and really makes this feel like a repeat of the same thing from last time. The other flaw to this one is the fact that there's just no reason for the extended flashbacks of the first one beyond simply padding out the running time here and it's quite obvious where it's done for that effect which makes this rather troubling. Otherwise, there's not a whole lot really wrong with this one.
Rated Unrated/R: Graphic Violence, Graphic Language, Brief Nudity and children-in-jeopardy.
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