The Last Exorcism Part II is a sequel of the 2010 horror movie. The latter got a better rating and as what I saw it has a great story and acting performance compare to this latest sequel. I could say that the first film is much better and it showed a sense of true horrendous and horror storyline. Since the first film achieved 100 million sales, the producer thought he could repeat this success and glory in this second part. At this point the latest film didn’t really satisfy the expectation of the viewers.
About the story and the acting
Not like in the first movie that has an interesting series of events, this film was all about how Nell (Ashley Bell) tries to recuperate after the upshots of the first film. So, it focused only on Nell how she recovered on those previous events which make the story dull. The scares and fears were quite little and seeing Nell winging above the bed was actually a common and draggy, since it can always be seen in other films. There were also less emotions entangled and for me it looked very artificial. They just act as what it should. The acting was not that good and the story was cluttered. The plot was flat, messy and the film was lacking of bloodshed, fear, dread and terror. It has full of weird and unusual people and it showed only just dull weird scenes. There were many senseless moments you could find on the film and I couldn’t concentrate on the sequence of the events since it was so mixed up.
The title “the last exorcism”
In this film, the title “the last exorcism” could not really be found or focused unlike on the first one that the title was completely fitted. As what I have seen, it only occupied a little portion of the screen time so it was so easy to forget and could not be planted in the mind of the viewers.
Most of the attempted scares are generated from the gentle music playing before there is a high decibel blast with loud noises. Director Ed Gass- Donnelly was not that imaginative and creative in order to create true scary scenes. He deserved a whole lot of blame on this movie since the entire movie production was on his hands. The graphics were all quite monotonous and foreseeable. If the horror movie lacked of scares would surely disappoint the expectation of the viewers and most especially if it is poorly presented or delivered.
Even though The Last Exorcism Part II got a small rating and not as good as the first one, you can still try to watch this film since every watcher have different eyes and rendition.