60

Total Film

Ashley Bell’s nuanced performance and a surprisingly pyrotechnic finale liven up a gloomy sequel. Title’s still nonsense, mind.
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60

Los Angeles Times

By Mark Olsen
The Last Exorcism Part II is an effectively unnerving, slow-burn supernatural horror tale. The film is smartly different enough from the original to survive on its own, though it lacks some of the first film's sense of surprise.
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58

Entertainment Weekly

By Clark Collis
Unfortunately, no one involved seems to have bent over backwards to make the movie either original or even all that scary.
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50

Film.com

By William Goss
At the end of the day, it’s a sure-handed sequel, but not a terribly thrilling one.
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50

Boston Globe

Once the “what is real, what is fantasy” questions are answered, and exorcism part deux commences, The Last Exorcism Part II abandons its half-intelligent, tender exploration of Nell’s vulnerability and desirability
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40

The Hollywood Reporter

By Frank Scheck
Unfortunately, while director/co-writer Ed Gass-Donnelly displays an admirable restraint in his general eschewing of gratuitous gore, quick editing and flashy visuals, the results have a generally soporific feel.
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40

Empire

By James White
A stylistic departure from the shaky aesthetic of the first film. Sadly, most of its nervy shocks and creeping sense of unease go the same way.
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40

The Guardian

By Peter Bradshaw
It's competently made, but pointless.
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40

New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
Now Bell can break out of the genre. She's served her time.
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25

Slant Magazine

Scenes of solemn importance drag on to the point of self-parody in an attempt at establishing mood, while dialogue reeks of connect-the-dots spoonfeeding.
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35 out of 100
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