Sadly, the horror genre gets no respect, and Hostel: Part II is not the type of film to change that.
Nicholas Jarecki’s The Outsider doesn’t have the edge of a race-conscious James Toback film.
Venom begins as a promising vision of small-town discontent only to succumb to the worst tendencies of the slasher teen genre.
Save for a sinuous river in the shape of a hook and a painful murder by electric paint remover (ouch!), the set pieces and killings are mostly unimaginative.