Alone in the Dark II

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"Evil Returns"
  • PG-13
  • 2009
  • 88 hr
  • 2.6  (4,900)

Alone in the Dark II is a horror-thriller movie that released in 2008. It is a sequel to its predecessor, Alone in the Dark, which came out in 2005. The movie features Rick Yune as a private investigator named Edward Carnby, who is keen to solve the mystery of his childhood friend's death. Carnby teams up with a group of paranormal experts and an archaeologist to uncover the truth behind the ancient relic that is believed to bring a great evil upon the world.

The plot of the movie takes place in the abandoned gold mine in California. The opening sequence of the film shows the origin of the ancient relic, which is a stone that features symbols of dark magic. The stone is believed to contain the power of a demon named Abkanis, who seeks to return to this world to wreak havoc. The story then fast forwards to the present day, where Carnby is investigating the strange circumstances surrounding his friend's death. Accompanied by paranormal experts, they enter the mine, and the horrors begin.

As they delve deeper into the mine, they find out that they are not alone. They encounter grotesque monsters and bloodthirsty creatures that are the minions of the demon Abkanis. The team struggles to survive as they come face to face with their worst nightmares. The evil forces attempt to stop them in their tracks, but Carnby and his team continue to fight against them. They unravel the secrets of the mine that was once a religious site connected to ancient mystical forces.

One of the most striking things about the movie is its visuals. It is a visually appealing horror-thriller, and the director has created a suspenseful atmosphere that is perfect for the genre. The special effects and the makeup work that went into creating the monsters and creatures are impressive. The haunting musical score by Jesper Kyd and the sound effects add to the movie's overall ambiance.

The acting performances in the movie are commendable. Rick Yune, who plays the lead role of Edward Carnby, portrays the character's intelligence, bravery, and vulnerability well. He brings a certain depth to his character, and the audience can easily empathize with him. Rachel Specter plays the role of Natalie, a paranormal expert, and Carnby's love interest. She is capable of displaying the character's intelligence, expertise, and sensitivity. Lance Henriksen, who plays the role of Abner Lundberg, the archaeologist, is exceptional. He provides the movie with an added edge of exploration and knowledge.

The movie's narrative is not a standout feature, but it is engaging enough to keep the audience interested. The storyline is simple and predictable. It is a typical horror movie that follows a group of characters trying to survive against evil forces. The movie has some jump scares that are well-executed, and the tension builds up consistently throughout the film. There is a sense of urgency to the story, and the audience can feel the characters' fear and desperation to stay alive.

In conclusion, Alone in the Dark II is a movie worth watching for horror lovers. It has its moments of terror, and the visuals are impressive. It may not be the best horror movie out there, but it certainly fulfills its purpose of providing thrills and chills. The acting performances are noteworthy, and the direction is competent. Overall, it is an enjoyable movie that should be watched with an open mind.

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    88 hr
  • IMDB Rating
    2.6  (4,900)