Clerks 2 details
|Starring:||Earthquake, Jason Mewes, Ethan Suplee, Jason Lee, Ben Affleck, Rosario Dawson, Wanda Sykes, Kevin Smith|
|Studio:||PARAMOUNT HOME ENTERTAINMENT|
|Run time:||1 hour 37 minutes|
|Rental release:||Limited availability|
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DisapointingBy add (29 reviews) from EXETER , 13 Apr 2007
[Highly rated reviewer]What Kevin Smith achieved with the original Clerks on a shoe string budget has to be commended; it was edgy, believable and most importantly funny. Ever since however the quality of his films has been on a steady decline, culminating in the God awful Jersey Girl and unfortunately Clerks 2 doesnt alter the trend. 10 years on the lead characters are older, fatter, and none the wiser, and with age theyve morphed from charismatic slackers into unbelievably pathetic losers still cracking fart jokes. I simply didnt sympathise them and its telling that the characters not involved in the first film come out of this the best. Dante (played by Brian O Halloran .who cant act to save his life) is most at fault, a decade on this character still hasnt discovered a personality and is just used to prop Randals delinquent wise cracks (yet the plot centers around him and the two beautiful women pursuing him!). The painfully over sentimental ending tries to alter the tone and give the film some sort of purpose but it just doesnt fit and anyhow by then I was a long way from caring. To get the most from this film Id recommend low expectations and paying zero attention to the barley there plot and enjoy the few sketches that are funny (Porch monkey, donkey show and the Lord of the Rings impression were priceless), that or just watch the first one.
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I miss my donkey!By a customer from London , 05 Feb 2009OMG this was funny. Laugh out loud funny. Added to this there is a quite intelligent storyline with unexpectedly deep undertones - the last 15 minutes are really quite moving (but I wont give the ending away - just rent this and find out for yourself). Suffice to say that Silent Bob is actually provoked into speaking!
Very, very funny (did I already say it was funny?) with some excellent cameo performances (particularly from the black couple) - and the 'Kinky Kelly' sub-plot had me howling.
Wasn't badBy a customer from Southampton , 01 Feb 2009My rule is that if you made an amazing film....don't ruin it with a sequel. Clerks 2 proves my point. It contained some good jokes but nothing which made me howl with laughter like the first film. Clerks was a must own film. Clerks 2 was a rental classic but definitely not one to add to the collection.
Just as good as the first oneBy a customer from Worcester , 26 Jan 2009I loved clerks when it came out, I honestly didn't expect them to be able to recreate the same characters as well, but this was brilliant, you do need to have seen the first one but both are must see films. These films are not serious, just entertaining viewing.
TipTopBy a customer from Morpeth, Northumberland , 23 Jan 2009Very funny and despite the occasional sentimentalty this is as good a way to spend an hour and a half as anything I can think of.
Donkey sex!By a customer from Leeds , 15 Jan 2009Really funny, not one to watch Sunday afternoon with your Gran, but ace. Full of Smith's wit and boyish vulgarity but with a bit of a suprising move to girly sentimentality. This is the flaw that makes it not as good as Clerks I; but I still thought it was great!