“The Nun II” carries on the disappointment from its predecessor, unable to recapture the terror of Valak. The film’s overexposure to Valak eliminates suspense, resorting to clichéd horror tropes and lacking originality. Although Taissa Farmiga’s portrayal of Sister Irene brings depth, the weak script limits her impact. Jonas Bloquet’s character introduces emotion and stakes, but his arc feels uninspired. In the end, “The Nun II” falls short of delivering the surprise and subtlety necessary for a successful horror movie, suffocated by predictability. Visit my flixer for more!
The Nun II | September 8, 2023 (United States)
Director: Michael ChavesWriter: Ian Goldberg, Richard Naing, Akela CooperStars: Taissa Farmiga, Jonas Bloquet, Storm ReidSummary: 1956 - France. A priest is murdered. An evil is spreading. The sequel to the worldwide smash hit follows Sister Irene as she once again comes face-to-face with Valak, the demon nun.
Countries: United StatesLanguages: English, French, Italian, Romanian