If you liked the first movie, I guess you’ll love the sequel since it looks to be more of the same. That is, a framing “story” that’s really just an excuse to show a bunch of horror shorts from different directors shot in a Found Footage style. Cause stupid ass people love running around with cameras taped to their heads shooting themselves getting killed. God bless you, young people of America.
Check out the Red Band trailer for “V/H/S 2” below. And here I was hoping they might call it “Betamax”. Or possibly “DVD”. Then later, it could be “Blu-ray”, and finally, “VOD” for “Video On Demand”. Call me, guys!
Inside a darkened house looms a column of TVs littered with VHS tapes, a pagan shrine to forgotten analog gods. The screens crackle and pop endlessly with monochrome vistas of static—white noise permeating the brain and fogging concentration. But you must fight the urge to relax: this is no mere movie night. Those obsolete spools contain more than just magnetic tape. They are imprinted with the very soul of evil.
From the demented minds that brought you last year’s V/H/S comes S-VHS, an all-new anthology of dread, madness, and gore. This follow-up ventures even further down the demented path blazed by its predecessor, discovering new and terrifying territory in the genre. This is modern horror at its most inventive, shrewdly subverting our expectations about viral videos in ways that are just as satisfying as they are sadistic. The result is the rarest of all tapes—a second generation with no loss of quality
Featuring horror shorts by Simon Barrett, Adam Wingard, Edúardo Sanchez, Gregg Hale, Timo Tjahjanto, Gareth Huw Evans, and Jason Eisener.
On Demand June 6 and in theaters a month later on July 12th.