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V/H/S/2 Synopsis

Inside a darkened house looms a column of TVs littered with VHS tapes, a pagan shrine to forgotten analog gods. The screens crackle and pop endlessly with monochrome vistas of static—white noise permeating the brain and fogging concentration. But you must fight the urge to relax: this is no mere movie night. Those obsolete spools contain more than just magnetic tape. They are imprinted with the very soul of evil.

From the demented minds that brought you last year’s V/H/S comes V/H/S/2, an all-new anthology of dread, madness, and gore. This follow-up ventures even further down the demented path blazed by its predecessor, discovering new and terrifying territory in the genre. This is modern horror at its most inventive, shrewdly subverting our expectations about viral videos in ways that are just as satisfying as they are sadistic. The result is the rarest of all tapes—a second generation with no loss of quality.

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This V/H/S/2 Red Band Trailer Is The Best Kind Of Insanity This V/H/S/2 Red Band Trailer Is The Best Kind Of Insanity

The sequel actually looks leaps and bounds better than the first. Almost every second of this trailer provoked a “What the fuck is that?” shot of anticipation through my spine, or whatever body part horror happens to inhabit.

This V/H/S/2 Red Band Trailer Is The Best Kind Of Insanity

V/H/S/2 Images: Watch Out For That Cyborg Eye V/H/S/2 Images: Watch Out For That Cyborg Eye

While V/H/S veterans Adam Wingard and Simon Barrett return with new tales of monsters and mayhem, they are joined by an enticing slate of noteworthy filmmakers, including the aforementioned Evans, Hobo With a Shotgun director Jason Eisener, ABCs of Death contributor Timo Tjahjanto, and Blair Witch Project's helmer Eduardo Sanchez.

V/H/S/2 Images: Watch Out For That Cyborg Eye

V/H/S/2 Gets Vivid New Theatrical Poster V/H/S/2 Gets Vivid New Theatrical Poster

In keeping with the design from the first film’s poster, this new one-sheet for the upcoming horror anthology sequel V/H/S/2 sticks to focusing on a skullish design for some reason, and it isn’t quite as effective as the first. Perhaps that’s because huge stacks of VHS tapes are vaguely ominous and super-bright shades of red are blinding.

V/H/S/2 Gets Vivid New Theatrical Poster

Tribeca Film Festival: V/H/S/2 Is More Frightening And Way More Fun Than The First Tribeca Film Festival: V/H/S/2 Is More Frightening And Way More Fun Than The First

Like V/H/S, this short is by far the weakest, focusing on some vile crooks who break into a house where they discover a stack of strange VHS tapes. However, V/H/S/2's other shorts are generally, stronger, smarter and more ambition than those we saw the first time around with a mix of body horror, science fiction, well-teased tension, and of course lots of gore.

Tribeca Film Festival: V/H/S/2 Is More Frightening And Way More Fun Than The First

V/H/S/2 Gets Release Date And Your Summer Horror Anthology Quota Is Met V/H/S/2 Gets Release Date And Your Summer Horror Anthology Quota Is Met

Unless a horror movie is filled to the brim with sunshine and nudity, as was Piranha 3D, a summer release probably isn't the most viable option to get your audience in the right state of mind. But this isn't an essay on "How to Avoid Comparisons to Piranha 3D." It’s good news for horror fans

V/H/S/2 Gets Release Date And Your Summer Horror Anthology Quota Is Met

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