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Eli Roth United States, 2007

Nicholas Gregory's rating of the film Hostel: Part II

A sequel that smartly expands its scope of focusing on its protagonists and antagonists, surpassing the original in Grand Guignol violence and morbid humor. It does feel largely like just a more-serious retread, that's less deeper thematically and as a mirror of the international perception of America's fictitious war on terror. While, despite its gruesomeness being upped, there also isn't quite enough stimulation.