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The Fly II (1989) – Film Review
I had wanted to watch this film for sooooo long. As some of my regular readers (I know there’s at least two of you, don’t be shy) will know, I absolutely mother-fucking love The Fly (1986) and it is definitely my favourite EVER horror movie as well as holding a firm place in my top 10 of all time. Well in 2019 I finally watched the sequel – thirty years after its original release. Gulp.
I’d always heard it was pretty decent and of course I knew all about ‘THE’ dog scene (sob!) but bugger me it was even better than I thought it would be. Genuinely a great sequel and certainly a good horror film in its own god damn right. You’re gonna have to forgive some of the swearing you’ll find here today by the way. Not only is it a…
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Both film endings remain one of the nastiest scenes in cinema.
So gross! But at least some happiness was found in The Fly II 🙂
I checked, and I did comment on the original. I agree with John though, it was a ‘natural evolution’, and not a nasty remake.
As ever, Pete. XXX
Thanks Pete (as ever!) xxx
So fun to read again, your enthusiasm is contagious.
Thanks Jay!!!!! 🙂 🙂
I agree that these two films are a dynamite double bill, and an example of taking a classic film and “reimagining” it for a new generations, NOT just a pointless remake! Terrific review!
So true John, really well put!!!!!
My wife had Jeff Goldblum on her TV show and he was PHENOMENAL – funny, warm, gracious and pure Goldblum!