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Descent 2 Trailer Goes Back In The Cave, Leaves Logic Far Behind

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The woman-versus-cave-monster movie The Descent now has a sequel. Which appears to have characters from the original venturing back into danger, because well, they had to get them back in there somehow.


So, before I really get into it, just read the synopsis:

Distraught, confused, and half-wild with fear, Sarah Carter emerges alone from the Appalachian cave system where she encountered unspeakable terrors. Unable to plausibly explain to the authorities what happened - or why she's covered in her friends' blood - Sarah is forced back to the subterranean depths to help locate her five missing companions.

As the rescue party drives deeper into uncharted caverns, nightmarish visions of the recent past begin to haunt Sarah and she starts to realize the full horror and futility of the mission. Subjected to the suspicion and mistrust of the group and confronted once more by the inbred, feral and savagely ruthless Crawlers, Sarah must draw on all her inner reserves of strength and courage in a desperate final struggle for deliverance and redemption.


Any excuse for a rematch with the Crawlers seems like a good idea, but the premise pushes logic beyond its breaking point. Basically, if the local authorities suspected Sarah of murdering all her (very active and healthy) besties in a cave, there is no way in hell they'd take her down there again. Plus let's not even touch on the subject that she's on a verge of a mental collapse — so let's plunge her in darkness again... Like this won't backfire.

The logic-defying film comes out the 14th of October.

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Dr Emilio Lizardo

I thought the part where she escaped was just a dream, that she was really still back in the cave and died at the end.