|release date||March 23 2007|
|writer||Alex Aja, Wes Craven, Jonathan Craven|
|starring||Jessica Stroup, Reshad Strik, Michael McMillian, Daniella Alonso, Lee Thompson Young, Ben Crowley, Eric Edelstein, Michael Bailey Smith, David Reynolds, Derek Mears, Tyrell Kemlo, Javier Nieto, Gáspár Szabó, Jeff Kober, Jay Acovone, Archie Kao, Philip Pav|
|trailer 1||Trailer #1|
SynopsisA team of National Guard cadets stops over at a desert outpost to deliver equipment to some military scientists. They arrive at the research camp to find it mysteriously deserted. Hearing a distress call on their walkies, they set off on what they think is a simple rescue mission into the hills - only to find a tribe of mutants, damaged by nuclear testing, who lie in wait for them...
2006’s The Hills Have Eyes remake was a major improvement over Wes Craven’s overrated and poorly paced original which featured a compellingly freakish Michael Berryman as its only memorable aspect. Alejandra Aja directed the remake with an admirable panache, staging some thrilling and stylish kill scenes while displaying a startling amount of apathy for his major characters. Like many previous films in the “survivalist horror” subgenre (Saw, Hostel, Wolf Creek), The Hills Have Eyes took a handful of protagonists and dumped them in a foreign land where they were captured and tortured by culturally and morally backwards outcasts. Thematically, parallels with the War in Iraq can certainly be drawn, and The Hills Have Eyes 2 takes this theme one step further by actually using a group of American soldiers as its protagonists, facing them off against a group of nuclear fallout freaks that, for all intents and purposes, might as well be wearing turbans and planting I.E.D.s. …Read More