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Based on 21 Reviews
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  • 40
    Joe Neumaier New York Daily News

    This sequel to last year’s surprise buzz-maker takes the same appreciative approach to scare-flick tradition: Take hipsters, mix into classic genre riff, goose until ludicrous; repeat. Not every try is successful, but as with any anthology, if you don’t like one, sit back and wait for the next. show more

  • 50
    Justin Lowe The Hollywood Reporter

    The scares are as hit-or-miss as the filmmaking in the second installment of the “VHS” found-footage horror anthology series. show more

  • 75
    Jordan Hoffman

    S-VHS isn’t as pants-pooping scary as the first, but it is funnier, tighter and slicker. show more

  • 75
    Abhimanyu Das Slant Magazine

    A welcome contrast to the first film's snuff-y atmosphere and general mean-spiritedness, featuring more humor, fewer hateful characters, and occasional twinges of relatable human emotion. show more

  • 63
    Roger Moore McClatchy-Tribune News Service

    The best of them you could certainly see as full length features, chilling little tastes of a complete vision — story, characters, horrific situations and visual aesthetic. The worst? Simply generic. show more

  • 38
    Sara Stewart New York Post

    With the exception of “Tape 49” — the Simon Barrett-directed segment about the PI — the films are ridiculously shaky, their camerawork so determinedly guerrilla-style that it’s difficult not to look away, sometimes at crucial moments. Found footage is all well and good, but if it’s unwatchable, it might as well have stayed lost. show more

  • 38

    Like so many horror films in recent years, V/H/S/2 appears more lightweight the more it tries to impress with its inventiveness and grotesquerie. show more

  • NA
    Rex Reed New York Observer

    V/H/S/2 is a diabolically psychotic, sub-mental and completely unwatchable disaster that I happily deserted when a man with a retinal implant scooped out his bionic eye with a sharp object, splattering blood all over the camera. Your move, and you’re welcome to it. show more

  • 80
    Total Film

    Slicker than the original without the sudden lurches in quality, this second shaky-cam horror anthology still has a standout sequence by which all the others must be judged. show more

  • 60
    Peter Bradshaw The Guardian

    There are some dull stretches here, but also some grisly instant hits: nasty, deplorable, vulgar and sometimes brilliant. show more

  • October 12, 2013 gj00000000167933
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    liked all 4 shorts

  • October 03, 2013 mn00000000156790
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    Steven Boone Summed it up on I am not as generous with My stars it gets one only because they suckered Me into not Fast forwarding though it. I did play online games the Entire time though :D

  • October 02, 2013 jasonjrf001
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    Wow qf000000 whatever your name is. Your super cool your really good at movies hahahahaha. \"You know more then critics do your best friend?\" Are you like 8? You dont say anything about why you think its bad you just say its bad and then you praise yourself on the ******* internet what a idiot ur

  • July 04, 2013 qf00000000156328
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    This is a stupid movie, this will be a one week movie at the Theater, just me I know what will make it and what will not. I no more the critics do. My Friend Brenna would ********* this. She would consider this a bad B movie.

  • June 27, 2013 cjkl17
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    if your a fan of the first one you\'ll love it one even more. vhs 2 has to be the best horror film so far this year especially the segment safe haven

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