04 December, 2020

Jeepers Creepers 2

Wonder if we would have missed much had this inconsequential flick not been released here at all.

Jeepers Creepers 2
Starring: Jonathan Breck, Ray Wise
Director: Victor Salva
Rating: *

With a hideous title like Jeepers Creepers (Part 2), a film can hardly inspire you to go dashing to an expensive multiplex. On second thoughts, the film does live up to its name, it's a suitably clunky monster movie. The plot is predictable, the characters are not fleshed out. Thereby there's no call for great histrionics nor any need for star faces. In fact, it's hard to spot even one recognisable name in the crowded cast. No wonder, the star of the show by default is the Creeper, a scarecrow of a monster who rises from the cornfields every 23rd spring for 23 days to feast on the humans.

The action starts in a remote farm where a scarecrow mutates into a monster and flies away with a child in its clutches. Next day is the 23rd day, the last day of the Creeper's feeding season. Now we zoom in on a university bus full of basketball studs and cheerleading babes returning after a great championship game. As the bus gets a...



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